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66 Results in category Leadership

The Softer Side of Leadership

In many cases, people fall into leadership, rather than being born with an inherent ability to lead. They find themselves in leadership positions and then either sink or swim.

Human Resources, Human Rights

The days when workplace discrimination, reprisals and harassment had no legal recourse are – for the most part – behind us. But HR has a pivotal role to play in ensuring that human rights legislation is a part of an organization’s culture.

Keep It to Yourself

Despite the fact that human error is considered among the greatest risks to information security, very few organizations are implementing training programs and establishing protocols to help employees recognize these risks.

Booking the Best

If you’ve ever been part of planning an event, you know it isn’t for the faint of heart.

The Public Interest and You

As an HR professional, what would you do if your employer told you to exclude an identifiable group of employees from being considered for promotions?

Hiring by the Numbers

Organizations of all types are becoming more data-driven, using a variety of metrics to gauge their success at sales, productivity, operational efficiency and much more.

HR on Boards

It seems many corporate boards are waking up to the benefits of having the knowledge, skills and perspectives of HR professionals as directors.

Becoming a Professional Regulatory Body

Over the last few years, there has been a sea change in the way the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) governs and regulates its members. Yet, much of this transformation has been and remains invisible to members.

HR Professionals Can Play a Key Role in Closing the Gender Wage Gap

HR professionals are uniquely positioned to help ensure pay equity between men and women because they can spot potential biases and can educate managers about the issue and advise effective solutions.

How Can You Help?

What issue costs Canadian employers $77.9 million every year? Domestic violence. And that’s an answer that may be surprising to some.