Layoff Notice and COVID-19

In New Brunswick, employers are required to provide employees with notice of layoff, with some exceptions. The Employment Standards Act provides an exception which allows employers to lay off employees without notice when there is a lack of work due to a reason which was unforeseen by the employer. A layoff under this section can…

CPHRNB Conference Update

March 17, 2020 Good Afternoon CPHRNB members, We have received many inquiries from our CPHRNB Members regarding the status of the 2020 CPHRNB HREvolutionRH Biennial Conference in light of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. As the global situation evolves daily, safety is of the utmost concern for our HR community, our industry partners…

Share your voice

Dear CPHR members, we want to hear from you! Please join us for a one-hour coffee and conversation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in NB on November 28 from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. immediately following your professional development session at the Wu Conference Centre, Fredericton N.B. Enjoy some snacks and beverages as we…

Artificial Intelligence at Work Webinar

Artificial Intelligence at Work Join us for the third “This is HR” webinar series by CPHR Canada with keynote speaker Alex Benay and host Richard Cloutier. Format: Online – Live Webinar Date: December 11, 2019 Time: 12:00 p.m. CDT (central time zone) The world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly growing and it’s important to be…

The Four Kinds of Company Culture

“The Culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behaviour the leader is willing to tolerate.” What are you putting up with, or turning a blind eye to? Culture is a critical factor in business today. A company’s culture is made up of its values, beliefs and attitudes shared by employees within an organization.…

The Importance of Engagement

Create the conditions where people are excited to come work in the morning. If you are looking to develop a culture of engagement, the formula is simple: Help people continually expand their expertise at what they do. Once they know, give them the authority and responsibility to decide how things should get done. Give them…

Ten Strengths Every Leader Needs

The best leaders create leaders, not followers. While each person’s leadership style is distinct, true leaders stand by their own sincere, clearly defined sense of purpose. Becoming and staying a sound leader doesn’t happen overnight, it takes practice and determination. Check your leadership habits against the following ten key points: 1. Lead by example People…

This is HR

Today’s employers are influencing change and advancing Canada’s culture. Every day it becomes more clear – work is not separate from society. When society’s traditional models of leadership and shared culture become diluted, people look for cues from systems they trust. For better or for worse, employers have an opportunity, a right and a responsibility…