2018 HR Professional of the Year: Michelle Sing, CPHR of YWCA Metro Vancouver Champions the Employee Experience

Anchored by the belief that YWCA Metro Vancouver's employees are everything to them, Michelle Sing, CPHR has spent the past 26 years elevating and executing the profession of HR. The past 22 of those years have been committed to YWCA...

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CEO TalkBack: HR Key Strategic Partner

Over the last few decades, HR has been working hard to get a seat the strategic table. What that means to the organization is more important than ever for those seeking a more strategic partner in the profession. As...

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AI and the Human Workplace: Evolving Opportunities in Changing Times

Changing technology has been impacting the workplace for decades, but current changes are coinciding with profound changes in the workforce that are affecting us now and will continue to do so well into the future. Welcome to the Intelligence Revolution Changing...

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One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value

By Isabelle St-Jean As is known, technology continues to increase in complexity and speed in all ever-expanding areas of practical application. Under its influence, we too have, intentionally or not, infused complexity into most aspects of our workplaces. Fortunately, experienced HR...

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The Art and Impact of Influence

 By Garry Priam Art is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination. In that light, leadership is very much an art form and its skills include the art of influencing others. Since there is definitely a creative element...

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HR Ambassadors Wanted: Creating Agents of Change

By Amelia Chan, CHRP Attracting and retaining talent continues to be a challenge for employers due to the competitive job market, flat compensation budgets, shortages in critical skillsets and a constantly changing business environment.  In other words, the life of...

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Become An Inspiring Leader In 2016: Change Your Behaviours

Habits can be a trap for people in leadership positions, whether they are in business, politics or another field. As leaders, they should provide a compelling vision that inspires those around them. Instead, many of them lapse into automatic and...

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Work the Grapevine: Workplace Gossip and Rumors

By Merge Gupta-Sunderji, MBA, CSP The company grapevine is quite possibly the most efficient and powerful form of communication in any organization. Paradoxically, it’s also the bane of managers and supervisors everywhere. Whether the scuttlebutt starts at the loading dock,...

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