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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4 Steps To Find What You Really Enjoy Doing: The Ethos Of Employment

The longer we stay in a role, the higher the chances of our interests and values drifting away from the values of an organization. Things evolve within our lives and ourselves and, as we mature, the connection to our work...

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Achieving HR Agility w/ the ‘STREAM’ Framework

Human resources has historically been criticized for being sluggish in terms of its role within the organizational realm. Frustrations abound among disgruntled/dissatisfied employees who see HR as the “enforcer” of the leadership’s mandates, while being unable/incapable/hapless to address or...

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Start Liking the Job You Hate

By Ekaterina Grishko 5:30 am. Your alarm goes off. Snooze. 5:40 am. Snooze. 5:50 am. Snooze… Is it winter that makes it so difficult to wake up in the morning? Or is it the lack of motivation for the job...

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Individual Motivation: The Future of Employee Engagement

By Maria Marcakis and Samin Saadat The motivation that drives us each is very intrinsic and individualistic. Employee engagement and culture building should be intrinsic and individualistic too. Here are four ways you can make this happen in your workplace:...

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Talent Management: Putting People First

By Nancy Painter Talent management is attracting a crowd. While usually delegated to HR, it is currently gaining visibility and sparking discussion about just what it encompasses, and who is best qualified to lead it. There are almost as many definitions...

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Motivation vs. Management: Leading in the Mobile Era

By Jennifer Gerves-Keen Allison is a senior leader in a large, global organization. She has 18 direct reports in five different countries and over seven time zones. She works six days a week, and sometimes seven in order to keep...

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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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