Who Owns the Incentive Compensation Plan?
May24

Who Owns the Incentive Compensation Plan?

Most organizations have implemented some sort of incentive compensation program in the past decade in an effort to influence the behavior or performance of employees. While some have been spectacular in creating the type of focus and results driven orientation that they were intended to foster, most have had at best, modest success, with many being downright failures. There is no easy answer as to why these incentive programs have...

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Performance Management 101: How Does Your Organization Measure Up?
May22

Performance Management 101: How Does Your Organization Measure Up?

An employee’s annual salary review should not be the first time they are receiving feedback about their job performance. If an employee has been under-performing based on the expectation of the job without feedback or coaching to improve from their manager, who is ultimately responsible goals not being met? Whether or not performance is tied directly to salary increases and career advancement, employees should know how their...

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HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017
May19

HR Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2017

The human resources landscape has changed at a rapid rate in the past decade.  Incredible technological innovations, changing attitudes of employees and employers, and new management processes have dramatically altered the industry.  To help you stay on top of these changes, here are the HR trends you definitely should not miss in 2017.   HR Trend 1: More HR software platforms to choose from Technology is one of the key drivers...

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9 tips for developing a sustainable well-being strategy at work
May18

9 tips for developing a sustainable well-being strategy at work

Well-being strategies aren’t a new phenomenon. They’ve been dabbled with for decades in an attempt to tackle absenteeism. In the business world, staff well-being is an increasingly important consideration. Figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on work related stress, anxiety and depression, show the total number of lost working days due to work related stress in 2015/16 was 11.7 million days. And stress...

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CHROs from Global Organizations to meet in Florida this May
May11

CHROs from Global Organizations to meet in Florida this May

The 6th CHRO Exchange is headed to Palm Beach, Florida this May 17-19, 2017! Our event will gather 40+ CHROs and Heads of HR from some of the world’s most iconic companies for three days of networking, learning, and collaboration. We have gathered industry leaders who are innovating their programs and practices to address retention, performance management, executive coaching and other crucial areas in the industry. Top Sessions...

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Interview with #CLOCANADA’s Speaker: Fran Hansen, VP of Talent & Culture at Loblaw
Apr28

Interview with #CLOCANADA’s Speaker: Fran Hansen, VP of Talent & Culture at Loblaw

Recently, we got the chance to interview one of the incredible speakers of the Chief Learning Officer Exchange Canada, happening this July 23-25, in Toronto. In her role as the VP of Talent & Culture of Loblaw, Fran Hansen is responsible for the design, development and implementation of all strategies, programs and policies relating to culture and talent management for the enterprise. Fran enjoys bringing practical and simple...

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Emotional Intelligence: Two Simple Lessons
Apr24

Emotional Intelligence: Two Simple Lessons

“We should take care not to make the intellect our God. It has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. It cannot lead, it can only serve.” – Albert Einstein Emotional Intelligence (EI) can be defined as the capability of individuals to recognize their own, and other people’s emotions, to discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, to use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour,...

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The Chief Learning Officer Exchange Arrives in Canada!
Apr16

The Chief Learning Officer Exchange Arrives in Canada!

We’re excited to announce the upcoming Chief Learning Officer Exchange Canada (July 23-25), a unique three-day forum packed with debate driven, case study based, targeted sessions, that will deepen the ongoing conversation on the challenges that are top of mind for the leaders in attendance. This exclusive, invitation-only event will be a capped audience of 40+ Chief Learning Officers and Heads of Learning from some of the largest and...

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