Complimentary Webinars from HRPA:
The challenge for HR professionals today is deciding where to focus budget dollars and finite resources for mental wellness offerings. During the pandemic is not the time to think about cost: it’s a time to think about support, care, and listening. Inventory your existing resources, benefits and programs currently offered by your organization and assess if it is enough. If cash flow is an issue you may have to make trade-offs and if there are budget constraints, be as transparent as possible with employees.
This live webinar will update you on the government programs that are available to your business and brief you on the best practices that have developed over the last five weeks. See more in the program description.
This program will assist employers and HR Practitioners understand how to support their organizations in navigating obligations, requirements, risks, and strategic options in light of significant legal and operational implications caused by COVID-19. Recent developments will be discussed including those related to Health and safety obligations, refusal to work, leave entitlements, layoffs, EI, government assistance programs and more. (Recording on April 14, 2020, available here at 6 PM EST)
This program will assist employers in navigating through these uncertain times while also providing practical considerations. In an effort to assist the economy in overcoming the anticipated effects of this pandemic, the provincial and federal government have announced a number of changes, with more to come. What can an employer do to ensure that it satisfies its obligations to its employees while also ensuring ongoing stability for the company. Can an employer temporarily lay off employees? Is there any assistance available to employers? What benefits are being offered to employees? What effect does COVID-19 have on severance payments? (Recording on April 2, 2020, available here at 5 PM EST)
With the updates coming daily from various levels of government regarding COVID-19 and the state of the pandemic across the globe, organizations are continuing to seek guidance and assistance from their HR practitioners. This practical webinar will focus on ensuring you have the most current information on how organizations are dealing with the pandemic and how we can ensure that leaders continue to engage with their teams to continue to build credibility and trust. (Recorded on March 25, 2020)
This practical webinar will focus on ensuring you have the right protocols in place to deal with potential threats and emergencies that your organization may face and that we continue to take every reasonable precaution to protect and inform team members. (Recorded on Feb. 12, 2020)
In this webinar participants will learn about the importance of key leadership team alignment, strategies to align your teams, and the positive effects alignment will have on your corporate culture and overall unity strategies. These are strategies to Align your SET, SMT and HR Teams to improve corporate culture and create a more Unified Workplace .
Navigating workplace bullying and harassment is tricky and filled with potholes and confusion. As an HR Professional you have to deal with complex interpersonal dynamics, bias, and politics as well as walk the tightrope between organizational alliance and best practices. In this webinar, presented by expert Donna Marshall, you will learn five crucial elements necessary to the successful management of harassment and sexual violence in your workplace.
In this webinar, Blair will offer insights and effective tools for creating an emotionally intelligent organization.
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 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.