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Learning from HR in Canada
Monday 06/18/2018 07:00 AM - 08:15 AM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Relationship Management, HR Expertise, Global & Cultural Effectiveness | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn about the innovative practices and emerging HR trends in Canada so you can incorporate leading-edge ideas into your organization. 

It is important to embrace the opportunity to understand HR practices and current developments in other countries. HR management processes in Canada are constantly evolving and learning from what is happening within this environment provides the opportunity to strategically and proactively enhance your company's HR practices. Deeper comprehension of what is occurring in the Canadian landscape will help HR professionals to be aware of, and plan for, key HR issues that are likely to impact their own organizations. This session will share key issues and processes that are prevalent across Human Resource Management in Canada. Through the illumination of these concepts, lessons can be learned to enhance the practice of HR in other locations. This session will provide: 

  • A deeper understanding of evolving HR legislation in Canada and difficulties being encountered to adjust to these amendments.
  • Critical examination of amendments to performance management processes in Canada.
  • An overview of changes to recruitment and selections practices within Canadian organizations.
  • An examination of prevalent change management practices that lead to successful outcomes in a variety of Canadian industries.
Melanie Peacock, PhD Photo
Melanie Peacock, PhD, Associate professor,
Mount Royal University