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Know Your Worth as an HR Professional? Compensation Survey Provides Key Resource

Knowing the full range of your worth as an HR professional in British Columbia and the Yukon just became a whole lot easier.

Resilience and Adaptability: HR at the Root of Better Business

In today’s environment, change is omnipresent—only its pace and magnitude vary. What also varies is the presence of resiliency that enables organizations and individuals to deal with it; yet successful navigation of change is vital for survival.

Exiting Employees: How HR can Minimize the Impact

The entire process of an employee exit needs to be handled strategically and in good faith to avoid some preventable but damaging pitfalls.

The Platinum Rule – Why Leaders Need to Know It.

The Platinum Rule says: treat others as they would like to be treated. It makes sense to treat others according to what they value and find meaningful, doesn’t it? Yet, the Platinum Rule is not as widely known as the Golden Rule and it is harder to practice.

#Harassment – Do Employers Need to Protect Employees on Social Media?

Back in 2012, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) launched a Twitter account to “receive and respond to customer service questions and concerns.” However, the TTC likely did not anticipate the extent to which its employees would – publicly – become targets for abuse.

Perspective: A Tip for Being More Strategic

Everyone tells us we should be strategic thinkers, but what does that actually involve? Here’s a little exercise you can do right now that will make you more strategic.

Who Owns a Company’s Intellectual Property?

All businesses and employers should be aware of certain intellectual property ownership rules which may impact their rights when it comes to intellectual property developed by their employees under the course of employment.

The Do’s and ‘Darwins’ of Social Media

Like it or not, as greater numbers of employees and customers tweet, post, share, snap and pin, HR is becoming more and more entwined with managing an organization’s brand. We don’t need to look too far to find several recent examples of the ‘do’s and Darwins’ of social media, and why there is a need for HR to be more involved in developing a social media strategy.