Complimentary Webinars from HRPA:
The purposes of this webinar is to explain in detail why the Women in Governance Parity Certification is important, as well as explain the features of an organization that is successful in moving the needle towards parity. It will also debunk some of the myths or excuses as to why we do not see equal representation of women in organizations. Finally, it will define the value of the Parity Certification as a tool to assess the current state of the organization and determine what tactical measures can be put in place to close the critical gaps as expeditiously as possible, and how to ensure this is not an isolated event but something that is sustainable over time.
In this program, you will learn how mindfulness can increase attention, awareness and resilience in the workplace. Gain highly effective mindfulness tools, skills and resources for HR professionals and their teams. Bring mindfulness expertise and experiential learning to your organization, and watch the dramatic positive impact on productivity, relationships and wellness.
In this session, learn about the value of an HRPA designation for your career growth – and about the many career benefits of being a member. Discover our proprietary job board with members-only HR postings from the top firms in Canada; learn about free career development tools and our Resource Centre; get a glimpse of HR Professional Magazine, the journal of HR thought leadership; preview member savings on thousands of retailers; and find out how networking, mentoring and chapter events can give you the career advantages you need to thrive.
This program will help listeners better understand what factors are influencing the drug benefits portion of their health benefits package and budget impact. We will also provide insights into future drug trends.
The program makes the case that HR Professionals, and everyone else, need to 'demand better' from themselves in building the HR Profession, in the public interest. The program continues on to identify opportunities, explore appropriate and inappropriate messaging thereof, identify recognized qualifications, provide concrete examples of 'Baking in the Need' for qualified HR professionals, and debrief webinar participant suggestions for additional opportunities to demonstrate the value within, and more importantly, beyond the HR Profession
- Preparing for Legalized Cannabis
How do you balance the responsibility to keep your workplace safe and productive with your employees' right to privacy? How does medical cannabis factor into the equation?
How employers can practically manage in this changing landscape? What does legal cannabis mean for your workplace?
This one-hour webinar will focus on the Discoverability Network that has been developed specifically for employers to help them access talent from the underutilized talent pool of persons with disabilities. The network has been developed by employer associations for employers.
- Inclusivity: give your company the edge in finding talent
This one hour webinar that will focus on the how the AODA helps develop inclusive environments and why inclusive environments are important in today's search for talent. Learn about accessible recruitment, the accommodation process, return to work practices and single portal to access talent from Ontario's post-secondary institutions.
Thinking about creating an internship to deliver work integrated learning? Looking to improve your existing experiences to engage early in career talent?
Based on RBC's experience and extensive research with young people, this webinar will discuss the critical elements of a great internship and take you through the specifics of creating your internship across the entire HR life cycle.
Whether you're creating an experience for a single person or a few hundred people, you'll hear about the guiding principles and tools that will help you on your journey in creating great, high-quality experiential learning.
This webinar will help you better understand the challenges young people face as they transition from school to work and the business case and benefits of hiring individuals who are early in their careers.
Millennials want to make a difference. They come into your organization with lots of ideas, enthusiasm, and an eagerness to learn. They are digital natives and naturally collaborative. But they have also been told their entire lives that they have to be leaders to be valued. When their leadership aspirations are frustrated, they disengage and/or leave.
In this interactive webinar, Ranya El-Farnawani, a seasoned career and self-marketing coach, will conduct a live demonstration to show you how to leverage LinkedIn for your career goals.
Webinar participants will come away with an understanding of the critical components of a strong LinkedIn profile, and the key steps to utilizing LinkedIn for networking and job search. They can also get some questions answered that relate to their LinkedIn concerns.
In this webinar, find out how you can build the value proposition to create or improve an effective corporate volunteering program. Learn from the experience of two leading companies in the practice of employer-supported volunteering: RBC and Deloitte
Learn why your organization's mental health strategy is incomplete without pharmacogenetics, a cutting-edge new technology that can improve productivity and reduce mental illness-related absenteeism and disability
- Employer Success Stories: Tapping into Immigrant Talent
This webinar will provides listeners with case studies of employers that looked to immigrant talent and labour to solve immediate labour market and skills needs, and the innovative strategies they employed to address barriers and challenge.
This webinar will provide participants with an increased understanding of these Syrian refugees and their wealth of talent. It will inform employers and recruiters how to access this population to meet their labour force needs.
Webinar participants will come away with a practical understanding of the tool and best practice measures that an organization can do beyond compliance with legislation to create a culture of accessibility and inclusion. They can also get some questions answered that relate to practical aspects of making our organizations more accessible.
In this session, learn how hiring incentive programs can help you connect with the talent you need.
This webinar will present strategies to help you better manage employees struggling with mental health issues at work and will equip you with pro-active tools for your tool box that focus on complex communication & stay-at-work strategies avoiding a disability claim or recurring intermittent absences.
In this session, learn how Magnet in partnership with Hire Immigrants can help you access those broader talent pools by using one system to recruit and hire pre-qualified local, national and global talent at a low cost. Plus, learn how you can access the tools and resources you need to better recruit and retain internationally-trained professionals.
While some employers use drug and alcohol testing to enhance workplace safety, it represents a collision between workplace requirements and employee human rights and privacy rights. It may also discriminate against people with addictions, which is considered a disability protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code. This webinar examines the human rights implications of workplace drug and alcohol testing.
This webinar will introduce employers and HR professionals to the Abilities Connect Fund. The Abilities Connect Fund provides financial assistance to employers to create experiential learning employment opportunities for persons with a disability.
Learn how wage subsidy programs, particularly those for companies with an environmental mandate, can help employers hire the talent they need and help recent graduates initiate a career.
Join HRPA and speaker Louie Di Palma of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to learn practical tips, tools and resources for recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants – and learn how Hire Immigrants, in partnership with Magnet, acts as a valuable resource in connecting businesses with top global talent.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce with help from the government. It provides direct financial support (up to $10,000 per trainee) to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. This webinar examines the program and provides tips on how to access the grant for your organization.
HRPA has launched two new Continuing Professional Development planning tools for HR professionals: a CPD needs analysis tool synchronized with HRPA’s new professional competency framework, and a benchmarking tool for CHRPs and CHRLs that benchmarks their capabilities against other designated professionals, including by competency and by role.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government. It provides direct financial support (up to $10,000 per trainee) to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. This webinar explains the program and tips on how to access the grant
This webinar guides employers on how to effectively prevent, recognize, respond to and
address creed-based discrimination in the workplace.
This interactive webinar will provide the highlight reel of the comprehensive AECP.
This webinar explains the importance of fostering work-life balance, and how offering supportive family-oriented benefits can contribute to assisting with this delicate balance.
This webinar examines workplace mental health perspectives from other countries, including challenges they have been facing in their workplaces, as well as suggested solutions and strategies to help support psychologically healthy workplaces.
This webinar guides employers on how to effectively prevent, recognize, respond to and address sexual harassment in the workplace. Participants will be guided through key sections of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) policy on preventing sexual and gender-based harassment, starting with sexual harassment as defined by the Ontario Human Rights Code.
This webinar explores Drake International’s Synergizer Workforce Analytics--a highly visual, cloud-based solution system that provides real-time scenario modelling, generating powerful insights into your organization’s human capital investment.
Join HRPA and Mary Ann Baynton, Program Director, Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace for a complimentary webinar on Supporting Employee Success—a mental health accommodation tool that helps employee, employer and health professional choose solutions that enable employees to do their job, even while experiencing a mental illness such as depression or anxiety. This resource provides strategies that help balance productivity with psychological well-being for the employee.
Learn about prctical resources, including many at no cost, to help you create and support mentally healthy workplaces. Discover tools and information resources to help you with accommodation, return to work planning, supporting performance and resolving conflict when mental health may be a factor, and creating a psychologically safe workplace.
Join HRPA and pay equity experts Carolyn Kay and Dr. Parbudyal Singh for a complimentary one-hour webinar that provides an overview on what organizations need to know build equitable pay systems and comply with pay equity regulations.
Join HRPA and Ellen Waxman, leading expert formerly responsible for the development of AODA standards and compliance rules, and Louie DiPalma, Director at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce for a one-hour webinar to learn what you need to do to meet the requirements of the AODA Customer Service Standard.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) requirements for accessible websites came into law in January 2014 and are being phased in over the next few years. The AODA Accessibility Standard for Information and Communications requires organizations to make their websites accessible to persons with disabilities, including providing accessible formats and communications supports.
Join AODA expert Ellen Waxman and participants of the HRPA Accessibility Certificate Program for a one-hour webinar to learn how to meet the requirements for developing a mandatory Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.Under the AODA Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation, Multi-Year Accessibility Plans are already the law and reports are due to the government by December 31, 2014.
Join HRPA and Ellen Waxman, leading expert formerly responsible for the development of AODA standards and compliance rules, and Ben St. Louis, of the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario for a one-hour webinar to learn what you need to do to meet the compliance and reporting requirements of the AODA.
Join HRPA and Lyndsey Breslow, Senior Design Instructor from Curriculum Services Canada to learn what you need to do to meet the requirements for training under the AODA Integrated Accessible Standards Regulation.
Join HRPA and Ellen Waxman, leading AODA expert, in conversation with Barney Owens, Director of Response at the Office of the Fire Marshall and Emergency Management, Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Join HRPA for a one-hour webinar detailing what you need to know to comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Employment Standard.
Join Ellen Waxman, Ontario’s leading expert on the AODAand Diya Gill, Manager, Human Services Leadership Program, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), on making stakeholder engagement accessible and on conducting accessible meetings and events.
Learn what your organization can do to make environments more inclusive for employees, clients and customers.Invite your planners and facility managers to attend.
Join Paul Ronan of the Ontario Parks Association and Jim Sanderof Playcheck Services for an extremely informative presentation on accessible playgrounds.
Join Jutta Treviranus, Director of the Inclusive Design Research Institute at OCAD University, and leading world-wide expert in a discussion of inclusive design principles with a particular focus on print and digital media.Invite your communications colleagues to attend this highly informative webinar.
This 1-hour webinar provides the information you need to comply with the AODA’s Employment Standard and its requirements for businesses with 1-49 employees. Presented by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
This 1-hour webinar provides the information you need to comply with the AODA’s Employment Standard and its requirements for businesses with 50+ employees. Presented by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
The webinar will focus on the requirement for workplace emergency response information, go over what the law requires, some best practices and provide businesses with the tools and resources that are available.
This webinar explains how disability directly touches 53% of global consumers and taxpayers– and transforms efforts of charity into the world’s largest emerging market.
This webinar focuses on the AODA employment standard requirements for recruitment, assessment and selection.
This one-hour Accessibility Works Webinar provides information on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), specifically the Employment Standard and strategies for retaining employees with disabilities.
This webinar examines real life examples about accommodation that supports effective performance, addressing co-worker fears or concerns while protecting confidentiality, and when accommodation may not be possible.
Tune in for a discussion with Dawn Yearwood, VP Operations with Acclaim Ability Management Inc. for an opportunity to learn about the tool that has been so beneficial to organizations.
The webinar will focus on the requirements for large organizations to have individualized accommodation plans for employees with disabilities.
The webinar will be a panel format with a focus on the AODA Employment Standard as it relates to championing accessibility and employing persons with disabilities. Webinar participants will get first-hand accounts from a panel of 3 guests who champion accessibility in their business and employ people with disabilities.