The Importance of a Permanent C-Suite Seat for HR Management

Human Resources management has been the Rodney Dangerfield of business operations for many years. That is, it gets no respect. HR management has traditionally been viewed as a cost center for organizations, not a profit center. As such, it has taken a long time to make its way into the C-Suite, and even longer to […]

A New Age for HR Management

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Global business is going through turbulent times. The economic hangover of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of the war in Ukraine and pressures on global supply chains would be more than enough to deal with alone, yet these represent only the short-term challenges, with factors such as the drive to net zero and ongoing digitalization […]

The Great Resignation, Baby Boomers And Covid19.   The Demand for Succession planning.

Succession management is the practice of identifying, analyzing, and grooming the right talent to succeed existing employees for an organization’s essential roles.  The goal of succession management and succession planning is to ensure that an organization has enough talent capacity to fill its most critical roles in the company, but the data is a bit […]

Navigating Uncertainty: Leadership Accountability in a Time of Crisis & Adversity

  We live in uncertain and insecure times. The global outbreak of COVID-19 has created significant challenges for leaders in industries across the world as organizations need to adapt and turn challenges into opportunities.  In the face of adversity, leaders may struggle to manage their teams effectively. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, over half of all […]

Executive Compensation Framework for Ontario BPS Organizations – A Summary of Recent Changes

On June 8 and 9, 2017, the Ontario government made a series of significant changes to the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act (BPSECA) Executive Compensation Framework.    The changes include amendments to the content required of compensation programs The timing of the development of those programs The process organizations must follow to implement their […]

Performance Management is NOT Dead!

There has been much controversy for the last 3 years and it is increasing in its intensity around the viability of performance reviews.  It is not an anomaly as in 2016 and 2017 almost all HR Technologies are undergoing immense changing from being HR driven to employee driven.    What do I mean by HR Driven […]

HR Strategies Consulting Honored at Richmond Hill Board of Trade Business Awards Gala

HR Strategies was honored to be a finalist on the Richmond Hill Board of Trade 26th Annual Business Awards 2017.  The evening started off with a cocktail reception, then featured a special performance by the Richmond Hill Philharmonic and Guest Speaker, Marc Saltzman, technology evangelist, who spoke about the future and how technology will shape […]

New Years Resolutions

HR is constantly asked to perform magic. As the new year approaches, almost everyone starts to think about what next year will hold. HR Professionals are no different and sometimes the list is just so long it’s challenging to get the right priorities at the top. HR Strategies Consulting has put together Top 10 list […]

Are the days of the annual merit salary increase numbered?

It is that time of year when performance appraisals are in the works and employees start to wonder about their annual salary increase. Will it be 5% or 3% or will it be zero? No one wants to think about the latter but there are a few reasons why some employees may be disappointed this […]

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