FCPHR Honours 24/7 HR Ambassadors

In recent years, the human resources profession has garnered greater recognition and responsibility than ever before—with the change to the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources or CPHR designation only adding to that growing visibility and value. While there are many...

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Strategies for Driving Employee Engagement with Technology

Employee engagement continues to be a priority for employers. A 2015 Gallup survey found that only 30 per cent of employees say they are engaged in their job. More than 50 per cent say there are not engaged and...

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Courting Marijuana and Measures of Impairment

As the legalization of recreational marijuana is approaching, many employers are struggling to develop policies to respond to this change in policy. Courting Questions of Impairment A frequently asked question is how does an employer know when an employee is impaired...

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Workspace (and Team) Redefined: AI and Remote Futures

Without doubt, the work world has evolved with the influence and growth of digital and mobile technologies. They have changed our ways of being, doing and working—and continue to do so. We are living and working in an interesting...

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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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Beyond Minutia: HR Minding the Future Frontier

Technology. We love it at work and in life, but we know it also presents certain entrapments that can be difficult to avoid. What if we could develop a new relationship with technology? Let’s consider a technology with which...

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HR LeadersTalk with Kim Toews: “Be Bold, Be Curious”

Kim Toews took on her current role as executive vice-president of HR for HSBC Canada in 2017. Prior to this she held a range of roles both in Canada and globally with HSBC. HSBC is the leading international bank...

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CEO TalkBack: AI From The Top

In the last quarter I had the privilege of facilitating a discussion with a group of 10 CEOs around artificial intelligence. Do they think it matters for their business? Are they already investing in it? Importantly, do they consider...

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