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HRMAM invites you and your team to participate in our 2014 Annual Golf Classic. Whether you're just beginning or well-established in the sport, take this opportunity to network with other HR professionals. Rain or shine, it's sure to be a great day of golf!

What does your registration include?

  • 18 holes of golf at Breezy Bend Country Club 
  • BBQ lunch which includes your choice of hot dog or hamburger; potato chips and pop, beer or water
  • A delicious dinner with fellow golfers to take your networking off the golf course
  • Two drink tickets for use on the golf course
  • A great day of networking
  • 10% off in the pro shop
  • On course activities
  • And a wireless bluetooth speaker! (retails for over $150!)

New this year: Wine Cellar! For those who want to participate, bring a bottle of wine (minimum $10 value, must be store bought). For each bottle of wine you bring, you'll be entered to win the whole cellar! 

For more information or to register, click here

Interested in volunteering at the golf tournament?
We're looking for a very limited number of volunteers to help with registration and water delivery. If you're interested in helping out, please contact Laura Haines, Events, Sponsorship & Marketing Manager at



The June 11th webinar entitled, "Quantifying HR: Using Metrics to Build the HR Story," will help you understand and implement the concept of data driven decision making from an HR perspective including how to create dashboards and scorecards and how to take and build impactful business cases. Click HERE to register for this webinar online. 


At HRMAM, we are committed to building the strategic capability and organizational impact of HR practitioners, and providing value to our members.

To further support the Continued Professional Development needs of our growing population of Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRPs), and in recognition of the quality of some of the HR professional development programs offered throughout Manitoba, we are proud to introduce the HRMAM Accreditation Program. For more information about the program, click here.

Here are the Upcoming Events for our Accreditation Program Partners:

Negotiation and Consensus Building
by Asper School of Business, Executive Education
Date: June 2, 2014
CPD Hours: 7

Negotiations - Advanced Topics
by Asper School of Business, Executive Education
Date: June 13, 2014
CPD Hours: 7

For more information on these courses, click here.


As an added benefit of membership, HRMAM offers the Professional Mentorship Program. The aim of this member only program is to help link established human resource professionals with students, emerging HR practitioners, and HR professionals looking to transition to a new field of interest, taking on a new capacity within their organizations, or interested in developing new skills for future career aspirations. These relationships enable the program participants and business leaders to exchange knowledge and experience relating to skill, culture and values. Participants gain valuable individual feedback and may observe companies and their leaders at work. Overall, relationships of trust, respect and appreciation are built to enhance our shared community. The HRMAM Professional Mentorship Program is committed to promoting professionalism and mutual benefit to both Mentor and Protégé. 

Deadline to apply: August 1, 2014

For more information on the program, click here.
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Do you have a CHRP? Are you considering getting one? PayScale and HRPA teamed up to find out the real value of a CHRP in 2013. In this research report, you'll learn:

  • If the CHRP fuels job promotions for HR professionals. 
  • Pay differences by HR position.
  • How the CHRP compares to the PHR in the United States.
  • How pay compares by company size, industry and metropolitan area.
Get the full report or view the infographic to find out the true value of the CHRP HERE


  • In Winnipeg,
    • With CHRP - All HR Titles, Median Pay: $62,100
    • Without CHRP - All HR Titles, Median Pay: $49,900
  • That's a pay differential of 24%


Member Matters

HRMAM has come a long way as an association in the past 70+ years. Many members have worked hard and been actively engaged in not just building the association to its current level of more than 1300 members, but in promoting the vital and important work of the HR profession and developing the national designation, the CHRP. Membership with HRMAM is an outstanding value and we look forward to welcoming you back for another exciting year.

Click here to renew your membership today! 


Anumeha Baldner (CHRP, SPHR, HRMP), has completed her Prosci certification in Change Management. Congratulations!

Have you received an award, certification or had a recent job change? Submit your news to HR Matters at 

Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time: 10:45-11:00 am: Login Time
           11:00-11:30am: Presentation

If you are looking to learn more about the HR Metrics Service, sign up for this 1-hour demo. This 1-hour web meeting includes:

  • How the HR Metrics Service can benefit your organization 
  • A live demonstration of the data collection and can survey website
  • A review of the survey process, including survey timelines
  • Information on how to sign up
Click here to register!
This year, Manitoba's HR and Leadership conference will be held in Winnipeg on October 29th & 30th at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg. 

Connect 2014: Pulse is your opportunity to showcase your commitment to the human resources profession, to significantly increase your visibility to this key group of professionals, and to network and engage those who make a difference every day.
For more information on available sponsorship levels as well as exhibitor information, please click here. 
In the news...
No need to wait any longer for the baby boom retirement shock to hit the economy - it's already here, according to a new report on trends in Canada's labour force. Read more here

Ontario needs to take steps to reform apprenticeships, according to a report from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA). Read more here


An audit conducted by the Alberta Federation of Labour has revealed thousands of employers were given the green light by the federal government to hire temporary foreign workers at minimum wage. Read more here

Mental health issues will cost organizations an estimated $198 billion in lost productivity over the next 30 years, predicts the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Read more here
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