Great Reads to Lead The Way in Learning

By Isabelle St-Jean "The greatest compliment that was ever paid to me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer." – Henry David Thoreau Even more so now than in the mid-19th century of Thoreau, we...

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Leading Learning and Development: Challenging and Championing Change

By Nancy Painter Life is a learning experience, if you do it right. In the work world, learning and development (L&D) help you learn what you need to know, and, in most organizations, HR makes L&D work. But, as any HR professional...

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HRMA Grants Accreditation to Okanagan College

The Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) recently recognized Okanagan College as an accredited institution. This accreditation status provides students access to HRMA’s networking, learning, and employment resources. In addition, it allows students the opportunity to meet professional certification requirements...

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The HR Hat is Always On—Even at the Happiest Place on Earth

By Erez Harel, CHRP With the end of the school year nearing, I have already had the good fortune of a memorable Spring Break trip with my wife and kids to the Happiest Place on Earth—while celebrating Disneyland’s 60th anniversary...

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Don’t Let Managers Hire Their Own Teams

By David Creelman One of the more radical ideas in Laszlo Bock’s “Work Rules! Insights from inside Google that will transform how you live and lead” is that you shouldn’t let managers hire their own team.  HR needs to control...

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Good Jobs and Integrated Thinking

By David Creelman MIT professor Zeynep Ton’s The Good Jobs Strategy is an important book for HR people. She shows how careful recruiting, good pay, and investing in training can have a huge payoff for the bottom line. Reading the...

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HRMA and KPU Partnership a First in Western Canada

The Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) and Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are collaborating to provide HR students with the skills, training, industry networks and learning resources needed to build long and successful careers. Signed April 29, 2015 at HRMA's Annual...

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Infographic: A 2015 Guide to HR Jobs and Compensation

While the Canadian recession has technically been over for some time, it will not have escaped the notice of many Canadian business people that the recovery period has been marked by slow and careful growth. But for the last...

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