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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Reboot the Resume: Maximize Your Hiring Efforts

It is no secret among HR professionals that resumes are outdated, plain, and notoriously fickle. They have become documents designed to be people pleasing and optimized for keyword scanning. Recruiters are often left to guess at soft skills and...

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Research Report: The Automation Potential of B.C.’s Labour Market

How will digitalization impact the British Columbia labour market? The Business Council of B.C. (BCBC) recently released a glimpse into the not so distant future in the form of a research paper, "The Automation Potential of B.C.'s Labour Market," authored by...

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HR Technology Symposium + Showcase Receives Glowing Reviews

  CPHR BC & Yukon hosted close to 150 excited and intrigued HR professionals for the HR Technology Symposium + Showcase at the Marriott Hotel (Pinnacle) in downtown Vancouver this past Monday. The event featured two keynote speaker panels. The morning panel...

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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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Growing a Return on Influence: Social Media Savvy and Recruitment

Cultural fit is both the glue that helps bind employees to the greater organizational purpose and the reason why people choose to work at certain companies. Most importantly, it is a quintessentially human element—and the means by which HR...

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Strategies for Dealing with AI (and other Disruptive Tech) in HR?

There is a lot of hype around AI in HR. While it sometimes seems that vendors are simply using the term “AI” to sow confusion, you only have to see AI’s ability to translate languages or have human-like conversations...

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Leadership Excellence for the Digital Age: Ten Tips for Converting Possibility into Reality (Part One)

Leadership at the helm of progressive organizations is becoming increasingly difficult—due in part to the lure of efficiency-driven technology powered by artificial intelligence (AI), significantly impacting the corporate landscape.  Innovation is being seen as the key to relevance and...

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