Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, we see an array of...

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The Importance (and Profitability) of Staying Human

By now, you may have heard artificial intelligence (AI) discussed in many contexts. To clarify, this article is not a sci-fi read. However, let’s take a moment to define it for the purpose of this article. AI generally involves...

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Move the Management Mindset: Create Resilient Teams with The Coach Approach

By Ingrid Vaughan In today’s constantly changing business environment, the need for organizational resilience has never been greater. Resilient companies are those that can confidently face challenges, solve problems, navigate change and recover quickly from setbacks and adversity. To do...

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Time to Renew Your Psychological Contract?

By Donna Howes, CPHR “If, as organizations often claim, people are their best asset and fundamental to effective continuity arrangements, then breaches of the psychological contract will have counterproductive implications for organizational resilience.”1 Research into the existence of a psychological contract...

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Does Conflict Improve Decision-Making?

By Glenn Krahulic and Peter Walters Does a collaborative environment require team interactions to be harmonious?  Can good decisions even be made in an environment where everyone is supportive, in agreement and non-confrontational? Conversely, does friction and disagreement improve decision-making or...

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Digital Detoxing in a 24/7 World: Disconnect to Connect

By Lorie Corcuera Over the past year, I have had a love and hate relationship with technology. While it serves me and our company well in sharing information and staying connected with our community, if not managed well, being connected...

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The Human Touch Advantage: Strong Leadership Embodies HR Mindset

By Amelia Chan, CPHR People define the core of any organization or business are people: from its mission to its motivation to the prevailing culture. As each of us is unique, so too is the collective DNA which develops, defines...

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Josh Bersin Brings The Future of Work to “Level Up” HR Conference + Tradeshow

The world of work is rapidly changing as we deal with new technologies, AI, generational changes, and a more interconnected organization. What are HR’s mandates in this new world? Moreover, how can HR add value in organization design, driving...

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