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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The 3 P’s of Employee Experience: People, Purpose & Positivity

There was a time when people were so happy to have a job that they put up with just about anything to take home that precious pay cheque. The idea of management caring about employee experience seemed laughable.  And while...

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Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, we see an array of...

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The ROI of Leading by Example is Priceless

At first glance, the title of this article makes sense. Of course leading by example is priceless. It’s an expression that we’ve all heard and have grown to like and even believe...if done right. Leadership A Way of Being However, as...

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How do you define the ROI of HR?

Kane Kilbey associate VP, HR, University of Victoria Saanichton, BC Kane is the associate vice president, human resources at the University of Victoria. In this capacity, he is responsible for HR strategy and the leadership of HR services for staff including organizational development...

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The Incalculable ROI of HR

It sounds simple enough in theory, and sometimes it is in practice, too. If you own a factory that makes a wildly popular widget, you might decide to add another machine to increase production. If you compare the additional money...

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The Challenge of Employee Engagement: Ready, Set, Engage?

What is REALLY challenging about employee engagement? Why is it so difficult? Your organization is investing so much time and money to stay competitive and to take care of their employees at this fast paced world. As HR professionals and...

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Steve Cadigan: The ROI of Culture-Building

Steve Cadigan is founder of Cadigan Talent Ventures LLC and co-founder of Silicon Valley’s ISDI Digital University—formed in 2017 to help address the growing digital divide. Steve advises fast-growth tech companies like Twitter, Google, Eventbrite, GoPro and some of...

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