Wake up SMBs! Performance reviews are important regardless of size

Jilaine Parkes, President & Founder of the Sprigg performance management software brand, gives her insights on why performance reviews are important to your company, regardless of employee size. The role of performance reviews and employee development within small and medium businesses Sprigg Talent Management is on a mission to wake people up who think: “Performance Reviews are for Big Companies” or “Performance Reviews Don’t...

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HR tech interview: Jilaine Parkes, President and Founder, Sprigg

We caught up with Jilaine Parkes, President and Co-Founder of Sprigg and sponsor of the upcoming SocialHRCamp Toronto 2014 ‘unconference’, to get her insights on the November 2014 event: Jilaine is a knowledgeable and passionate Human Resources and Organization Development professional with 25 years of experience working with large Canadian brands. Jilaine launched Sprigg to help small and medium companies inspire the best...

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Top HR Content Profiles: Sprigg HR

Backed by former Dragons’ Den star Bruce Croxon, Sprigg HR doesn’t just produce a rather cool performance management software tool. They also happen to have a very engaging and active blog. Led by Bill Banham, former Editor at our friends HRreview and all-round HR and Marketing enthusiast, the blog seems to be making some big splashes within the Human Resources communities across Canada, USA and UK.   Bill Banham,...

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What’s the deal with Myers Briggs?

Did you know that the fundamentals of how we think are usually fixed by the time we are 3 or 4 years old although the brain continues to allow some plasticity until adolescence ? Myers Briggs—The Psychological Scales By the time we reach the age of 12 or 13, our adult learning begins to overlay our core personality, which is when the blending of nature and nurture becomes more apparent. Determining one’s natural Myers-Briggs...

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BizTV releases best bits from HRPA Toronto event with Dragon

A video has been released with highligts of the recent HRPA Toronto Chapter event with Dragons’ Den star Bruce Croxon. Also featuring HR gurus including Jilaine Parkes. The November event proved to be 2013’s most successful HRPA Toronto Chapter evening session. The dinner was attended by over 150 HR leaders all keen to learn more about developments within Talent Management software. In addition to Human Resources...

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HRPA Toronto Chapter dinner attracts biggest attendance of 2013

The HRPA Toronto Chapter dinner and panel discussion with Dragon Bruce Croxon, SpriggHR President Jilaine Parkes and employment lawyer Steve Mendelssohn happened last night at the Sheraton in downtown Toronto. With over 150 HR pros at the dinner, the event attracted the highest attendance for the Chapter’s dinner series of 2013.

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Bruce Croxon, star of CBC’s Dragon’s Den, to speak on Performance Management at Toronto Chapter dinner series

The Toronto Chapter of the HRPA, in partnership with SpriggHR, is pleased to announce its upcoming dinner event featuring Bruce Croxon, star of CBC’s Dragons’ Den. A moderated panel discussion will be held on November 12 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto where Bruce and other leading HR professionals will explore the evolution of performance reviews…

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Sprigg HR meeting with HR pros at Tech Conference in Vegas

HRreview columnist and Sprigg Talent Mangement Systems’ President, Jilaine Parkes, is attending HR Technology Conference & Exposition 0ct 7-9 2013. “I can’t wait to meet with  more HR professionals looking to improve internal collaboration and streamline their HR processes through better performance management options.” Said Jilaine. The conference describes itself as ‘the largest yearly international...

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