Tag: "HR"

Great Reads to Lead The Way in Learning

Reading remains the most available, affordable and practical way to develop ourselves and our interactions with others. Here are two books that have a great deal to teach us about learning, mindfulness, professional development, leadership, and coaching in organizations.

Leading Learning and Development: Challenging and Championing Change

As any HR professional can attest, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. From the L&D they require for success themselves to development at the highest levels of leadership, it falls to HR practitioners to identify the needs, justify the investment, then provide or source the solutions their organizations need.

HRMA Grants Accreditation to Okanagan College

The Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) recently recognized Okanagan College as an accredited institution. This accreditation status provides students access to HRMA’s networking, learning, and employment resources. In addition, it allows students the opportunity to meet professional certification requirements of the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) through their coursework. The NKE is the first step in […]

The HR Hat is Always On—Even at the Happiest Place on Earth

I recently learned that on holiday my HR hat doesn’t come off—even when replaced by a Darth Vader cap with mouse ears. I had the good fortune of a memorable Spring Break trip with my family to the Happiest Place on Earth. And while definitely on vacation, I was amazed how HR was never far from mind.

Don’t Let Managers Hire Their Own Teams

One of the more radical ideas in Laszlo Bock’s “Work Rules! Insights from inside Google that will transform how you live and lead” is that you shouldn’t let managers hire their own team. HR needs to control that decision. Think about that for a moment.

Good Jobs and Integrated Thinking

HR needs to see how deeply people factors are integrated into the overall strategy of how an organization works. Reading The Good Jobs Strategy is a great introduction to the kind of integrated thinking HR needs to embrace.

HRMA and KPU Partnership a First in Western Canada

HRMA and KPU are collaborating to provide HR students with the skills, training, industry networks and learning resources needed to build long and successful careers.

Infographic: A 2015 Guide to HR Jobs and Compensation

This infographic is a visual guide to HR jobs and compensation in 2015.