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October 2016
April 1  - 1 On-Demand Webinar: HR This Week
December 11  - 11 On-Demand Webinar: AODA Employment Standard:
September 6  - October 25 CKE 1 & 2 Study Program (Summer 2016) – In Class Toronto, ON

Are you writing the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam CKE 1 or CKE 2 Exam soon?

If you have been out of school for some time and need a refresher on Human Resources Management (HRM) terms, definitions and concepts, this study course is for you.

Led by York University Human Resources Professor Ron Alexandrowich, the study program includes eight sessions that provide a comprehensive review of the nine functional areas tested on both the CKE 1 and 2 exams: Strategy, Professional Practice, Organizational Effectiveness, Workforce Planning and Talent Management, Labour and Employee Relations, Total Rewards, Learning and Development, Health, Wellness and Safe Workplace, Human Resources Metrics, Reporting and Financial Management.

It also includes a 2-hour timed mock exam to help you prepare with confidence.

Offered as In-Class Session or Online Broadcast* Registration for Broadcast available. Broadcast dates are different.

*Online experience may not be the same as in-class participation.

This study program first launched in the Fall 2015 with a very high rating from participants!

Do you want to learn more about this program?

a) View Informational Complimentary Webcast. Register Here.

b) Check Program Agenda. Click Here.

Fall 2016 Dates:

September 6, 2016

September 13, 2016

September 20, 2016

September 27, 20

September 27  - November 29 Pension Plans Certificate Program - Toronto Toronto, ON

This program is offered over three dates:
Level 1: September 27, 2016
Level 2: October 25, 2016
Level 3: November 29, 2016

Master the basics of Pension Plans and Governance

Keep your employees motivated, confident and productive through their worklife.

Compelling reasons to earn your certification:

<  Retirement Plan arrangements are under increased scrutiny from pension regulators and the corporations that sponsor them.

<  Legal issues concerning Canadian private pension plans have grown in prominence, as well as mounting issues over their adequacy in the context of an ageing population.

<  These concerns have become more acute as a result of the global economic downturn and the poor performance of pension plan investments. /p>

A must-attend program for HR professionals, committee members and pension trustees

<  Learn all about the key elements of operating and administering pension plans.

Canadian Benefits Program Certificate

Toronto, ON

This program is offered over three dates:
Level 1: October 18, 2016
Level 2: November 15, 2016
Level 3: December 14, 2016


To determine if your company qualifies to cover the cost of this program, click here.

The Key to Attract and Retain Key Talent!

Gain a Clear Understanding of Canadian Group Benefits.

Group Benefits form an important part of an employee's compensation program and play a valuable role in attracting and retaining key talent.

Now you can get a comprehensive overview of benefit programs in Canada with this course.

<  Understand the basics and develop better strategies.

<  Manage your programs more effectively.

<  Keep escalating costs under control.

Complete all three levels and receive your Benefits Program Certificate.

Each day builds on the knowledge and skills of the previous level. Successful graduates will have completed all three levels.

WHY you should be here:

Level 1 – Introduction to the key ele

October 25  - 25 Hiring Secrets to Attract the Best Candidates Toronto, ON

An efficient approach to recruiting talent for your organization

This seminar focuses on the best methods for finding and hiring the best candidates as efficiently as possible. Join Marc Belaiche of for a half-day session on writing job descriptions that appeal to job seekers; killer social media tips for finding, attracting and communicating with qualified candidates; employer branding via social media; and determining the best strategies to find candidates in your industry: job postings, resume access, social media, job fairs, recruiting firms, etc.

Learning objectives:

<  Understanding how to use LinkedIn to attract candidates.

<  How to maximize limited time and resources to get the strongest job seekers

<  How to use Social Media to find the best and brightest candidates

<  Understanding that there are different strategies needed for each type of role that is being recruited for

Each attendee will receive a copy of the book “Tales from the Recruiter”, a best-selling book written by the presenter, Marc Belaiche, President of

Who should attend:

Anyone involved

October 25  - 25 Compensation 101 Toronto, ON

This workshop covers the fundamentals of compensation systems, including: the importance of compensation and rewards for organizational success, compensation system components (base pay, performance-based pay and benefits), legal considerations, as well as non-financial rewards and other aspects of total reward systems. A strategic framework for compensation is developed and relevant theoretical explanations offered on why compensation may (or may not) motivate desired employee behaviours.

Participants will also get an opportunity to design the base pay structure for an organization. This includes doing the job evaluations, conducting market pay research, and developing the resultant pay grades and ranges.

Learning objectives:

<  The components of compensation systems: base pay, pay-for-performance and benefits

<  The importance of using a strategic approach in designing compensation systems

<  Relevant compensation theories

<  Relevant laws related to organizational compensation systems in Canada

Who should attend:

HR Professionals involved/interested in their organization’s compensation function; those aspiring to become compensation

October 26  - 26 WSIB Claims Management and Appeal Overview Toronto, ON

Simplify your WSIB Claims Management

Gain the knowledge and confidence to manage your WSIB department efficiently

Gain the expertise you need to effectively run your WSIB department with in-depth classroom discussions and in-class case studies

Learn how to:

<  Complete WSIB forms and manage claims more efficiently

<  Outline the entire WSIB appeal process

<  Identify red flags early on

<  Develop strategies to reduce lost time duration and claims cost.

Register for this valuable program to get the tools necessary to complete WSIB forms and identify early “red flags”.

The program will also assist you with WSIB claims management and outline the WSIB appeal process.

Through in-depth classroom discussion and in-class case studies, you can gain the knowledge and confidence to effectively run their WSIB department.

Learning Objective:

After completing the session, you will:

<  Have a better understanding of how to manage WSIB claims through in-class training and case studies.

October 26  - 26 Compensation 201 Toronto, ON

This workshop provide participants with advanced knowledge on compensation systems in Canadian organizations, with a focus on design, implementation and evaluation. The program cover skill-based/competency-based pay systems, the design of both individual and group performance-based pay systems, and benefits systems (both mandatory and discretionary). The main focus will be on design issues, including eligibility, structure, participatory mechanisms and implementation.

Learning objectives:

<  The importance of the various components of pay systems in Canada

<  How to design a variety of pay systems, including base pay, performance-based pay and benefits

<  Learn when and under want conditions these pay systems will have optimal value for organizations

<  Learn research evidence on the use/effectiveness of these pay systems

<  Relevant laws concerning compensation

< Durham: 10.26.16 Career Networking Group

Whitby, ON

October 27  - 27 Cultural Competency Training Program Toronto, ON