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2020 FCPHR Recipients

The Fellow CPHR title recognizes Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) who have made exemplary contributions to the HR profession. Recipients of the award are granted recognition as a Fellow of the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (FCPHR). Eligible nominees for the Fellow CPHR should have demonstrated leadership in at
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Pre-approved CPD Partners

At CPHR BC & Yukon we are committed to building the strategic capability and organizational impact of HR practitioners, and providing value to our members. As a member, taking one of these endorsed programs or courses allows you to claim the Continued Professional Development (CPD) hours without the need to provide proof
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Become Pre-approved

CPHR BC & Yukon has an endorsement program for learning institutions and training organizations that offer on-going continuing professional development for HR professionals. Endorsed courses are pre-approved for CPHR hours but must meet CPHR BC & Yukon standards. To further support the Continued Professional Development (CPD) needs of our growing
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Bring in the best and brightest emerging talent to ignite your business with new perspectives, energy and the latest skills. With access to 300+ co-op and work-integrated learning programs at 25 post-secondary institutions, ACE-WIL BC/Yukon is your first stop to find funding, post a job and learn about local programs.

Natural Source – Healthy Office Snacks

Natural Source – Healthy Office Snacks assists Vancouver companies in creating and managing “staff-wowing” healthy snack and office kitchen programs. Specialties: Fresh Fruit, Healthy Snacks & Beverages, Order Management, Onsite Replenishment, Bulk, Groceries, Coffee & Tea, Sparkling Water On Tap, Kegerators, Alcohol Delivery, Customer Service, Awesomeness  

Agile Consulting

Jerome Dickey, BA, CPHR, COC, QMed, Jerome is an experienced Leadership & Organizational Development professional who helps people and organizations perform at their highest level for success. Jerome is professionally certified as an Organizational Coach, HR Professional and Mediator. He brings over 15 years of experience as a leader and
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Higher Options Consulting Services

About Higher Options Consulting Services… Higher Options Consulting Services is a Vancouver-based boutique consulting firm which helps businesses increase profitability and productivity through their people. Our experienced consultants work with small to medium-sized businesses to provide easy-to-use tools to manage the entire employment cycle – from recruitment to training to
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ScreeningCanada is an API-first background screening platform that provides companies and candidates a user-friendly experience focused on accurate and secure background data. All information is stored in Canada and offers a unified workflow for requesting and monitoring background screening results.

Manco HR Inc.

Manco HR is a booming HR consultancy firm. Its a subsidiary of BM Group of Companies, a well known name in the Project Management industry for last 25 years. At MANCO we work on providing customized solutions to our clients staffing needs. We have a service portfolio which encompasses A to
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Conference Sponsors

Conference Sponsors Thank you to all our sponsors for their continued support of the HR Conference & Expo. If you would like to become a sponsor, details can be found on the Become A Sponsor page. Platinum              Gold         Silver  
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Full Schedule

Full Schedule Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday Click on title for info on session and speaker Monday, April 27, 2020 Start Time End Time Pre-conference Workshop – Dare To Lead™: Building a Courageous Culture Starts With You! 1:00 PM 5:00 PM   Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Start Time End Time
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Meet Our Exhibitors Meet HR experts and access innovative products and services that can help you find, keep and engage the people you need to make your business thrive. Exhibitors in the largest HR tradeshow in western Canada represent industry leaders in areas such as: Compensation & Benefits (Insurance, Pensions,
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Cegid Inc.

Cegid Talent allows you to smartly manage candidates, recruiting, training, performance, compensation, career development and succession. Its intuitive business intelligence tools help you identify organizational potential in order to clearly and accurately drive your HR strategies, all while using the full mobility and flexibility of the cloud.

Newmont Goldcorp

Founded in 1921, Newmont Goldcorp is headquartered in Denver with operations across the globe. Newmont Goldcorp is an industry leader in value creation and the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 index. Our purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining- is guided
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Helthe Connect Wellness Inc.

Helthe Connect was inspired by the Middle English spelling of health. Helthe Connect is an online marketplace that links people with wellness providers to help prevent burnout and chronic stress in the workplace. It’s an empowerment tool for employees and a health/wellness benefits engagement and retention tool for HR.  

Sandy Russell Coaching & Development

As a workshop leader, facilitator and coach for over 20 years, Sandy has been empowering teams, executives, managers, high potentials and emerging leaders to leverage their potential, raise their effectiveness and create meaningful change in their work and life. Sandy is dedicated to helping organizations create cultures where people are
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Win Two Tickets Anywhere in Continental USA or Canada

CPHR BC & Yukon is offering its members a chance to win two economy airline tickets, anywhere in Continental USA or Canada where Air Canada flies, when they pay using a bank transfer,  Interac e-Transfer, or cheque. So the next time you pay your membership dues or pay for conference, consider
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2019 Holiday Party Schedule

‘Tis season to celebrate and recognize our members who earned their CPHR designation in 2019, so join us for a drink, a bite to eat and some networking fun. Here is a rundown of all the holiday events we have coming up. Click on the event for more details and
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Expression of Interest – Advisory Council Member

The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon (CPHR BC & Yukon) regional Advisory Councils strive to expand and improve services offered to CPHR BC & Yukon members within the association’s regions. In order to represent the broader membership each Advisory Council aims to have representatives from a variety of
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Thinking about adding letters after your name? Do you wonder if the CPHR designation is worth it? Don’t take our word for it. Hear directly from your peers how the CPHR is making an impact through benefits such as Advancement, Community, Credibility, Expertise and National Recognition. Have questions? Want to
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Checkpoint Strategies

Checkpoint Strategies was founded in 2019 with a single mission: to provide solutions to inspire, facilitate engagement and success. Our vision is a world without issues. In every facet, behavior and action, Checkpoint Strategies demonstrates Integrity, Excellence, Resilience, Innovation and Collaboration. Our aim is to enable organizations to provide employees
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EI Talent

EI Talent specializes in supporting organizations unlock their full potential by recruiting and developing emotionally intelligent people. We bring together our deep expertise and passion for leadership development, emotional intelligence and recruitment to deliver intimately bespoke and client-centric engagements. We deliver strategic and scalable leadership development and recruiting solutions through
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Manpreet is a Certified Personal and Business Coach, and a Certified Human Resources Professional with a Masters in Organizational Management and the Founder and CEO of veza, a socially responsible company offering training, workshops, international trade missions and executive and career coaching to individuals and companies. veza aims to transform
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Steelcase Inc

Steelcase leads the way in creating great experiences by offering a range of architecture, furniture and technology products and services designed to help people reach their full potential. Our comprehensive portfolio is anchored by three core brands: Steelcase, Coalesse and Turnstone. Together with our partners, we design spaces to help
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Inspired HR

Debby Carreau is an entrepreneur, author, and media contributor. As CEO & Founder of Inspired HR, she is widely recognized in the media and the business community as a workplace thought leader. Her mission is to create a better working world for everyone. Inspired HR has been recognized as Canada’s
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O.C. Tanner

O.C. Tanner, the global leader in engaging workplace cultures, enables thousands of companies to create peak moments that inspire people to achieve, appreciate, and connect to purpose and each other. Learn how to influence greatness and help people thrive at work with O.C. Tanner’s Culture Cloud™ at

Okanagan College – Continuing Studies and Corporate Training

Continuing Studies & Corporate Training at Okanagan College offers professional development and customized corporate training in business/leadership, technical and vocational skills, and team building.  Great for employees with specific skills gaps, as a service for clients, or for comprehensive training across your company.  Train with us across the Okanagan and
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TalentClick Workforce Solutions

TalentClick uses the power of predictive analytics to understand people and build safer, happier, and more productive teams. Our online behavioral assessments help identify areas of strength and risk and provide actionable insights for hiring and employee development.

Psychometrics Canada

Psychometrics Canada has been providing assessment tools and consulting services for the selection and development of people since 1976. Our expertise is in applying business psychology in the areas of employee selection and skills and performance assessment, personal and leadership development, team building and conflict resolution.  

Lucero Business Consulting Inc.

Enrique has over 5 years of experience in Human Resources (“HR”) and over 20 years in senior management roles in public and private companies both in Canada and internationally. In his latest fulltime HR role, he held a HR Manager position at an organization with nearly 300 employees and since
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Member Survey Report – 2018

CPHR BC & Yukon carried out a survey of its members by way of an Online questionnaire in the Fall of 2018. In this report you will learn about key outcomes from the survey, high level analysis of significant themes and how CPHR BC & Yukon is responding. Survey responses
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Fishbone Analytics Inc.

Fishbone Analytics is Western Canada’s premier ServiceNow and Analytics Services company. With a dedicated HR Practice, we provide business process consulting and subject matter expertise in transactional and consultative HR.  Let us show you how to eliminate frustration and improve employee satisfaction with the implementation of ServiceNow’s HR Service Management!

Engaged HR

Denise Lloyd, FCPHR is the Founder and CEO of Engaged HR and has over 25 years of experience in the HR industry. Denise is a leader that brings new ideas, solutions and innovation to the way HR contributes to an organization. Engaged HR is an award-winning consulting firm that transforms
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Meyer Advisory Group, Inc.

A seasoned executive with experience in a broad range of industries and multi-national organizations, with a focused specialization in Family and Family Business Governance and next generation development and succession.

Membership Renewal

Step by step instructions for membership renewal. Renew by Credit Card online or by phone, or pay by Bank Transfer, Interac e-Transfer, or mail a Cheque payment. Bank Transfer Bank Name: Coast Capital Savings Credit Union Bank Address: Georgia Branch, Plaza Lvl,1075 W. Georgia St., Van, BC V6E 3C9 Bank
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National Knowledge Exam Switches to Computer-Based Testing

CPHR BC & Yukon is excited to announce that starting in the Fall of 2019, the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) will be moving to computer-based testing. This transition from paper to computers will give members security, efficiency and convenience when writing the NKE, which aligns the Association with industry best
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GotHire is the one hiring tool that organizations, management and team members use to effectively automate the hiring process. Create jobs, custom interviews, collaborate with team members and interview remotely without scheduling. Hire the right candidates fast and effectively… before other companies do.  

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities are for members only to apply for consideration. This page will be updated with various volunteer opportunities as they arise and will either be put out in the regional newsletter or our volunteer lead will contact you if you are already on our general volunteer list. Updated: Feb
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Optimum Talent

Optimum Talent enables organizations to achieve success through people. We collaborate with leading organizations to recruit, develop, engage, retain, and transition talent. The result for our clients is a stronger employer brand, and a team of leaders and talent with the capability to achieve their business goals. With origins dating
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Forward Law LLP

Forward Law LLP is a Kamloops-based law firm assisting organizations, First Nations and individuals from across BC in all aspects of non-unionized workplace law. We help people navigate through all manner of difficult workplace problems and take pride in our many satisfied clients.

Camosun Coastal Centre

The Camosun Coastal Centre (CCC) provides employers of all sizes with affordable access to national and international experts delivering hands-on training, customized learning solutions, industry-leading certifications, and business coaching needed to build, sustain and grow their labour force. It also provides conveniently-located classroom and computer lab bookings for classes, meetings,
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Canada’s Best Pension Plan

We give business owners an unfair advantage by helping them lower payroll taxes and reduce employee turnover costs. The key is making the right adjustments to their group retirement plans. We do this better than the typical plan broker, even if the plan has been in place for many years.

DFI Forensics Inc.

DFI Forensics Inc. assists human resources professionals in obtaining and analyzing digital evidence found on computers, cell phones, tablets, servers and in the cloud when an employee is suspected of wrongdoing, contravening a workplace policy or stealing employer data or intellectual property.  It is extremely important that evidence is collected
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Stillness Labs

Stillness Labs helps companies transform workplace culture and develop their people through mindfulness and social-emotional skills training. They provide transformative and practical workshops and programs, delivered in-company or online, focused around building mental and emotional wellbeing, regulating stress, leading with empathy, and strengthening resilience to navigate change, chaos, and uncertainty.
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Verita HR Services

Maureen is senior human resources and communication consultant with 30+ years’ human resources experience including 20+ years of consulting with Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Aon Hewitt and her own firm, Simons Solutions. Maureen is a partner in Verita HR Services established in 2011. Verita HR Services designs and administers employee
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2019 FCPHR Recipients

The Fellow CPHR title recognizes Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) who have made exemplary contributions to the HR profession. Recipients of the award are granted recognition as a Fellow of the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (FCPHR). Eligible nominees for the Fellow CPHR should have demonstrated leadership in at
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Grant and Associates HR Inc.

Jane is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Certified Management Consultant (CMC), and Certified Coach Practitioner. Jane has over 25 years of experience in organizational effectiveness, leadership development, employee training and development, and generalist human resources services to organizations in both the public and private sectors in western Canada.
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University of Waterloo – Co-operative Education

Recruit skilled talent to meet your unique business needs. University of Waterloo co-op and graduating students from over 140 programs are equipped with experience to contribute to your organization’s success. Waterloo is one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities, with over 35,000 students in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs.


Take advantage of your membership benefits! CPHR BC & Yukon members can benefit from an exclusive discount on their car insurance, on top of any other discounts, savings and benefits customers are already eligible for at belairdirect.* To get started, call us at 1-833-294-2911 and mention you are a CPHR
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2019 Award of Excellence – HR Professional of the Year Finalists

This award recognizes exemplary HR professionals who contribute by improving their organization’s bottom line, achieving business results, developing innovative and sustainable programs, as well as demonstrating leadership and commitment to the HR Profession. Get to know the three finalists for the 2019 Award of Excellence – HR Professional of the
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Since 1999, Perkopolis manages the Employee Perk Program for Canada’s largest companies and professional associations. As of 2020, we service 2100 groups. Our closed-portal site contains thousands of exclusive offers from over 500 brands ranging from Health & Wellness to Travel, Attractions, Clothing, Home Services, and so much more! Our
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2019 Rising Star Award Finalists

The Rising Star Award recognizes HR professionals who are ‘lighting the HR community on fire.’ These young HR trailblazers hold the future of the HR profession in their hands and are the lifeblood of many CPHR BC & Yukon volunteer committees. Get to know the three finalists for the 2019
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Nespresso Professional

Offering high quality Coffee to your employees can be an effective way at improving employee motivation. Nespresso Professional has high quality, sustainably sourced, recyclable Coffee solutions that fit any sized office and any budget. Get in touch to see how Coffee can help your company culture improve and improve your
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Northern Star Benefit Consultants Ltd.

A professional health and benefits consultant, Suzi has been helping organizations of all sizes and industries explore the answers to their total reward opportunities and challenges for over 15 years. As a Partner with Northern Star Benefit Consultants, and previous Senior Consultant with a national group insurer and global risk
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Xpera Risk Mitigation and Investigation

Xpera is Canada’s premier national provider of Risk Mitigation & Investigation. With both proactive and reactive resources, our HRservices division assists organizations in maximizing the return on your investment while helping mitigate risks through screening future hires, ethics reporting line, consulting, as well as integrity testing and assessments.

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP’s Labour + Employment Practice provides legal advice to businesses and employees on workplace issues in both unionized and non-unionized business environments including: employment law, labour relations, human rights and disability accommodation, occupational health and safety, and immigration matters. We represent clients in all industries
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Reasons to Attend & Tips for Getting Buy-in

What’s New & Exciting at the HR Conference & Expo 2020! Every year, our team listens to attendee feedback, researches the latest trends and brainstorms new ways to make the HR Conference & Expo memorable for attendees. In addition to amazing speakers and networking opportunities, some of the exciting activities
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Mercer Canada

Mercer creates more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement, or aligning workers with workforce needs. For more than 80 years, we’ve turned insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire
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We provide coaching, 360s, emotional intelligence assessment, EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 and Change Style Indicator® certification.  We work with organizations delivering large scale projects on leadership development and succession planning using a combination of assessment, executive coaching, and online e-learning workshops. ICF accredited coaches offering services in English and French.

Upskill Consulting

Upskill Consulting is based in Langley, BC, offering personalized and tailored HR support, services and solutions to the Fraser Valley and Greater Vancouver regions. We believe that building a stronger focus on people practices will translate into better business results. We are committed to providing our clients with practical and
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Speaking Opportunities

Speaking Opportunities Conference 2021 Speaker Application All speaker slots have been filled for our upcoming conference, but if you are interested in submitting a proposal to be a speaker at our HR Conference in 2021 please leave your contact information here. You will be emailed in May/June when the open
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CFA Society Vancouver

CFA Society Vancouver is a nonprofit member organization supporting CFA charterholders in the Lower Mainland. Chartered financial analysts hold the most prestigious designation for investment professionals and are held to the highest standards of ethics and professional excellence.  The Society provides professional development, job board access, and employer outreach.

Business Communication Training

Doug is principal at Quantum Leap Learning, a consultancy that offers acclaimed coaching and training in business writing and presentation skills. Doug’s worked, with consistently positive outcomes, with many of BC’s best known organizations. He also taught business writing for 10 years at the Sauder School of Business at UBC.
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Aon Canada provides a range of sophisticated advice and solutions in risk, retirement and health at a time when those topics have never been more important to the economy. We design, structure and implement insight that may involve traditional products or programs, alternative financing techniques, or entirely new products to address
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EI Experience

Carolyn’s focus and passion have been on teaching emotional intelligence, leadership and team building in the workplace. She drives individuals and corporations to learn how to connect authentically, communicate effectively and thrive collectively by interweaving emotional intelligence along the way. Due to her undeniable passion for all things EQ, she
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Lumina Learning

Lumina Learning creates global innovative and validated psychometrics, tools and apps. We provide self-awareness of one’s Personality Preferences, Leadership Style, Sales Approach, Influencing Strategies, Emotional Agility and Team Dynamics. Lumina Learning correlates the study of behaviours and preferences into customized and off the shelf selection and talent tools.”