Tag: "strategy"

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.

Apprenticeship Programs Fuel Employee Experience: Much to Learn From “Made in the Trade”

As spotlighted during my recent judging experience with the 2017 Small Business BC Awards, apprenticeship programs provide a great example of formal talent management in practice, demonstrating as they do the power of experience, the path of potential, and the ultimate productivity which results.

Motivation vs. Management: Leading in the Mobile Era

Traditional leadership training—even really good, progressive, science-based leadership training—is not addressing the global skills gap that organizations are experiencing when their managers are faced with managing remote teams. Whether you have direct reports that live nearby but work 90 per cent from home or employees based in regions nation or worldwide, managing remotely relies much more on written communication than face-to-face interaction, a fact that many managers struggle with.

Social Media Goes to Work (For or Against You?)

What value do organizations truly receive from having a presence on social media?

Succession Squads: An Innovative Approach for Developing High-Potential Talent

Natalie Michael, a speaker at HRMA’s 2016 Conference + Tradeshow, explains the latest tool in her toolbox: succession squads.

The Politics of HR

At its most basic level, politics is about people, power and the ability to influence events. It’s something human resources professionals have given considerable thought to over the years, articulating it in recent decades as “getting a seat at the table” or being recognized within organizations as an integral part of the leadership team.

The Origins of Accreditation: The Impact of the CHRP

Today, the role of HR professionals is changing rapidly. A recent study by The Economist revealed that 70 per cent of the CEO’s surveyed wanted their Chief HR Officer to take on an increasingly strategic role and to actively participate at the leadership table. In response to this changing landscape, the CHRP designation has transformed to reflect the shift in skills required for HR professionals to be effective in their roles.

CCHRA Releases CHRP Competency Framework

The Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) recently released its 2014 CHRP Competency Framework, providing employers and the public with a realistic and detailed outline of the skills, knowledge and professional conduct they can expect from an individual with the professional designation of CHRP