July 10, 2018
Three Reasons Psychological Safety in the Workplace Can...

Written by: Janet Hueglin Hartwick

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Workforce Data: Is Legislation Enough?

Written by: Tajinder Kumar and Claire Neale

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Report: More than Half of Canadians Likely Asking for a...

CPHR Alberta is proud of our industry partnerships - they provide high-quality data and insights from thought leaders. The following blog post from Indeed is a great example of this thought leadership. Most of us could use more money, but asking...

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All members benefit from Perkopolis

Our members have access to an exceptional perks program through Perkopolis. Entertainment, shopping, hotels, travel and more - Perkopolis is the member benefit that saves you money every day!

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  1. Enter your email address here
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  3. Enter your CPHR Alberta Member ID Number: Contact lmay@cphrab.ca for your number
  4. Any problems? Contact Kristin Tulen at Perkopolis

Perkopolis is a proud supporter of the CPHR Alberta community. Activate your membership today!
Upcoming CPHR Alberta Events:
Networking at Noon

Unconscious Bias: Human Resources Hiring Practices

Facilitated Networking at Noon on High-Performance Organization - 'Performance Equation'
1 CPD Hour |  August 16: Calgary
Luncheons in Grande Prairie starting this Fall!

Networking lunches are coming back to the Grande Prairie Chapter – thank you for letting us know you missed these.

Join us this September to network and discuss all things HR. These lunches are an informal opportunity to discuss what’s happening in your organization and/or industry, talk about challenges, successes, and industry-related questions you have for other professionals. Have a question about what everyone is doing for benefits? This is the place to ask. This is the place to share!

Industry Events + Updates:
A New Resource for Western Canada

Western Talent & Innovation Review is an open access, peer reviewed journal that showcases examples, case studies, and best practices of Western Canadian organizations doing innovative things with their talent. Read current articles, or submit one for review.
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Effective Return-to-Work and Disability Management Programs
4 CPD Hours

Employers face many situations where employees must be re-integrated into the workplace, sometimes after a lengthy absence or if they require a permanent accommodation. Implementing a Return-to-Work and Disability Management program is a way to promote a safe and efficient rehabilitation process and mitigate substantial financial and reputational risk. Event is eligible for 4 CPHR Alberta Continuing Professional Development Hours. 

Wondering about nonprofit HR best practices? 

The Boland Survey has provided nonprofit organizations with compensation data for over 20 years. Register here and complete the survey before August 31 to be eligible to purchase the comprehensive report to learn best practices for nonprofit salary tables, benefits, recruitment, and development. Regional reports available November 1st.
Workplace Investigations Training
Up to 32.5 CPD hours

Do you conduct, review or supervise workplace investigations, including harassment and sexual harassment cases? Join the hundreds of HR professionals, lawyers and workplace investigators who have taken our workplace investigations courses. Join us for our 5 days of – mix and match training.
The 9 th Annual People for People Conference – October 1&2 – brings to you EIGHT incredible thought leaders including Brian Smith, Founder of UGG Boots. 
Amp up your professional skills and vision with l with lectures, exercises, Q&A, practical tips, and high-level networking.
 Your package includes welcome gift, breakfasts, lunches, and wine and cheese. Receive $200 off with code CPHR before July 27.
Upcoming PD Sessions:
Effective Corporate Governance
7.5 CPD Hours

This hands-on session offers a combination of short exercises, mini-cases, and group discussion to gain command of corporate financial concepts. You’ll understand how financial information is used in decision making both within the firm and by...

Workforce Planning and Talent Management: A Changing Paradigm 
7.5 CPD Hours

We often hear that people are our most important resource and that strategic people planning is critical to the success of an organization. However, when we drill down to take a closer look we sometimes question the processes to support this important work...

CPHR Alberta Announcements:
Lead Alberta’s HR Professionals – Seeking Speakers for HR Undefined 2019 and 2018-19 Events

The CPHR Alberta team is busy preparing for our 2018 fall and 2019 spring events, and the wheels are already in motion for   HR Undefined 2019: Explore + Innovate We are looking for speakers for all of our events and are excited to see what solutions you have to offer. Applications for HR Undefined 2019 are due August 15!   Learn more about how to apply here
Call for Volunteers – Editorial and (new!) Social Media Committee

The CPHR Alberta Marketing and Communications team are looking for volunteers for our Editorial Committee and newly developed Social Media Committee. Both committees require volunteers who are up-to-date or interested in HR trends – read the Terms of Reference (TOR) for details.

To apply:  login to your member profile, click ‘apply to volunteer’ and select the committee(s) you’re interested in. Your resume is required, but don’t worry if it doesn’t reflect the requirements for the opportunity, just ensure you’ve reviewed the TOR and think you are a good fit. The call will close on July 24. 
A Recruiter’s Guide to Content Strategy
1 CPD Hour

Get Unstuck: The Power of Design Thinking and Sprints to Realize Real Innovation
1 CPD Hour

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