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Maybe you Shouldn’t do an Employee Survey… 3 Questions to Ask Before Getting Started

By | July 17th, 2018|HR Advisory, HR Consulting|

Sometimes, when a client engages us to work with them on an employee engagement/satisfaction survey we talk ourselves out of the work. Or, more specifically we question ourselves out of the work. We’re ok with that. Here’s why… Too often we hear stories of organizations that conduct elaborate “satisfaction” surveys or obligatory annual surveys and [...]

The Intersection – where Human Resources meets Health and Safety

By | May 22nd, 2018|HR Consulting|

Legislative changes in 2018 will highlight the importance of these two departments being in lock-step. The legalization of marijuana and the implementation of OHS Bill 30 in Alberta will highlight the need for Human Resources (HR) and Health and Safety (H&S) to be aligned and working closely together. The proposed legalization of marijuana introduces issues [...]

What a Year it has been for Human Resources Management!

By | November 21st, 2017|HR Advisory, HR Consulting|

2017 has been a landmark year for Human Resources Practitioners in Alberta. We saw the introduction of the Fair and Friendly Workplace Act (formerly Bill 17) in Alberta; and federally we are addressing the imminent arrival of cannabis legalization and the proposed extension of parental leave. These are exciting times in the world of Human [...]

When is a team not a team?

By | August 29th, 2016|Career Transition, Executive Coaching, Executive Search, HR Consulting, Management Consulting|

I met the executive vice-president of HR of a global firm the other day. He asked me to tell him about Cenera. I told him we were employee-owned, Calgary born and raised, we offer a range of HR services, and that we work as a team. “No you don’t. That’s impossible”, he said. “You’re a [...]

Competencies: Can You Afford Not to Define Them?

By | June 6th, 2013|HR Consulting|

Blog from our global partner: by Shirley Triller The lure of an expertly crafted resume and a charismatic candidate can be an appealing hook. Unfortunately, that draw may lead to a poor choice. While the candidate may appear to have the skills and knowledge for the position, they may lack the unique competencies required to [...]