HR LeadersTalk: Gillian McCombie Shares Wisdom of Experience

In every issue of PeopleTalk magazine we try to speak with an HR leader to get their thoughts on various HR related topics and pick their brain for some advice they may have for the next generation of HR...

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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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Time Management? It’s All About Energy (and Executive Function)

Many times, I’ve seen business leaders send their employees off on time management courses in the hopes that the training will help increase engagement and productivity. Many times, I’ve seen those same leaders show bewilderment when the training doesn’t seem...

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No More Painkillers For Employee Engagement Pains

Workforce problems are becoming more complex and managing this complexity is becoming more important than ever. Companies work hard to stay competitive by investing a lot of money and resources on employee training and engagement programs, but they still...

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Three Strategies to Grow a Happy, Productive Remote Team

Creating a remote culture where employees can thrive is an increasingly critical challenge for companies. Hiring the right people to work remotely is just the start. Building a successful remote culture requires you to invest in a strategy and...

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Technology, the Good & the Ugly: How to Use and Not to Use Technology to Improve HR Productivity

As with anything, when it comes to workplace technology and productivity, there’s always two sides to the story. I’ve heard HR managers rave how modern-day HR tech has vastly improved their productivity. This is good news considering how in many...

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Meetings: The Mindful Minute

These days, it’s not such a rarity to attend a meeting where someone says ‘before we get into this meeting, let’s spend a mindful minute’. If you have ever participated in this, you know how amazing one quick minute...

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