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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People & Perspectives: How can HR most greatly impact the workplace experience factor?

“Experience is a master teacher, even when it’s not our own.” ~ Gina Greenlee Every three months, PeopleTalk asks CPHR BC & Yukon's members to share their thoughts, opinions and experiences relating to a trending topic. In the Winter issue, we asked five...

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A Deeper Look At Ontario’s New Pay Transparency Act and The Impact On Industry

With the coming of the new year, the Government of Ontario’s Pay Transparency Act took effect on January 1, 2019. As the first legislation of its kind, its goals and expected impacts are worth a closer look. Taking Aim at Pay...

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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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Vancity Puts Focus on Neurodiversity for System Conversion

When Vancity undertook a large-scale system conversion that required significant resources across the organization and additional information technology (IT) resources, the credit union was looking for skilled testers who could quickly learn a highly-complex system, apply that knowledge in...

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Why the Gender Gap Matters to Business

In both B.C. and Canada, the proportion of women aged 15 and over who are in the labour force remains nine percentage points below that of men—and that gap has been more or less constant since the mid-1990s. Minding a...

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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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2018 HR Professional of the Year: Michelle Sing, CPHR

Anchored by the belief that “our employees are everything to us,” 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 Metro...

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