HR LeadersTalk: Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR Champions ROI of Lifelong Learning

Named CPHR BC & Yukon’s HR Professional of the Year in 2016, Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR served as VP of HR and corporate services for ICBC for a number of years before moving to UBC as VP of HR...

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CEOs in Carts with Coffee? All in the Name of Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

"The Presidents Group is showing true leadership in helping to create diverse, inclusive workplaces that employ people with disabilities and recognize their value in the workplace," Minister Shane Simpson. In late October 2018, the Presidents Group invited B.C. CEOs and...

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2016 HR Professional of the Year: Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR

From coast to coast and back again, Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR has championed better business and people practices alike. In her short time with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), she has had more of an impact than...

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Q: How do you define engagement and when in your career/life were most engaged?

By Raluca Manolache TJ Schmaltz, CHRP executive director of HR and payroll services, District of West Vancouver TJ Schmaltz started his career as a labour and employment lawyer in Vancouver before moving into the HR world; he has worked in a variety of...

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