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  • BC HRMA Announces 2014 Professional Award Recipients

    BC HRMA Announces 2014 Professional Award Recipients

    On April 16, 2014, the BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA) announced the recipients of its annual awards.

  • Workplace Investigations: Where And Why They Fail

    Workplace Investigations: Where And Why They Fail

    Workplace investigations can be about virtually anything but they have one thing in common. Almost inevitably, someone is going to be unhappy with the outcome. If they can’t attack the facts or the law, they may try to attack the quality of the investigation.

  • Col. Chris Hadfield Phones Home: “Good Morning Earth”

    Col. Chris Hadfield Phones Home: “Good Morning Earth”

    With those three words, Colonel Chris Hadfield began his Twitter feed and woke the world daily for over five months as the first Canadian commander of the International Space Station in 2013. By the time he strummed the opening chords to his zero-g performance of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ he had anchored another first—becoming the world’s first viral astronaut.

  • Government Relations Roundtable Hits the Road

    Government Relations Roundtable Hits the Road

    The BC HRMA Fraser Valley region recently hosted the first regional Government Relations Roundtable with Hon. Amrik Virk, Minister of Advanced Education.

  • Boomeranging Boomers: Older Workers Can Help Solve The Labour Shortage

    Boomeranging Boomers: Older Workers Can Help Solve The Labour Shortage

    The oldest of the baby boomer generation has reached retirement age. That has employers in every sector bracing themselves for the looming skills and labour shortage that will hit the country over the next 15 years as wave after wave of all 9.6 million baby boomers reach retirement age.

  • Professional Practice (more)

  • ‘Prevent Workplace Bullying’ … But How?

    It is one thing to respond to complaints of bullying by investigating and resolving such complaints as expeditiously as possible, but it is quite another to prevent bullying. How can we do so?

    April 8, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Disability Plan Choices Impact Employees

    For employers considering short or long term disability plans there are a great many decisions to be made about plan design, funding and administration. When making these decisions, employers should know these decisions don’t just affect the employer or the

    April 7, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • The Two Sides of Tolerance

    Is tolerance just prejudice in its best dress clothes? Tolerance can be fueled by either an attitude of judgment on the one side, or an attitude of respect, on the opposite side.

    April 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Breanne Stoudt: CHRP Builds Confidence and Careers

    By Isabelle Hertz Breanne Stoudt, BBA CHRP, is the human resources advisor for the Saanich School District. Her career in human resources began at Camosun College as a human resources assistant while also attending Camosun as a student to complete her bachelor degree in business administration specializing in human resource management. In her current role […]

    April 11, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Make Your Investment in Wellness Count

    It sounds like a simple and straight forward value added solution; if you implement a wellness program you will save money and be more attractive to the best and brightest. Unfortunately, after years of trial and millions of dollars invested into such programs, the evidence is showing that this is not the case.

    April 9, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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