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HRMAM is excited to announce our lineup of Keynote Speakers for Connect 2014: Pulse!

Connie Podesta I Executive Career Coach, Award-winning Speaker, Author and Board Certified Therapist
Leadership...Like You've Never Heard It Before! The Power of Accountability, Empowerment and Ownership

Drew Dudley I Founder & Chief Catalyst of Nuance Leadership Inc.
Redefining Leadership and the Power of 'Lollipop Moments'

Michelle Ray I Author and Founder of Lead Yourself First Institute
So...You Think You've Got Influence

Sean Aiken I Author and Creator of The One Week Job Project
In Pursuit of Passion - 52 Jobs, 52 Weeks

You can learn more about each of our keynote speakers by clicking on their names above.

Registration is NOW open. For more information, click here. 


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:

Managing Episodic Disabilities Interactive On-line Courses

HRMAM in partnership with CWGHR are pleased to offer Managing Episodic Disabilities: An Introduction and Managing Episodic Disabilities: Accommodation Best Practices. These interactive self-directed on-line courses take 15 hours to complete and are worth 15 Continuing Professional Development Hours. 

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.
Dale Carnegie Training Of Manitoba -
Winnipeg Technical College

Achieve HR Excellence. Become a CHRP.

As a human resource (HR) professional, you are a leader in your own field. Employers, colleagues and clients turn to you for strategic advice, clear guidance and leadership on all aspects of HR. Make the most of your HR knowledge and experience, and get started on the path towards the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation - the gold standard of HR professionals.

NKE Prep Course
Date: September 6 & 7
Time: 8:00am-4:30pm
Deadline to register: August 22
For more information or to register, click here

National Knowledge Exam Fall 2014
Date: November 1
Check-in 8:30AM, Exam 9:00AM-12:15PM
Deadline to register: September 2
Late registrations will not be accepted
For more information or to register, click here


The CHRP Validation of Professional Experience Assessment is a formal step in earning the CHRP designation that requires candidates to demonstrate three or more years of professional experience in human resources within the last ten years. 

To gain your CHRP designation through the assessment experience, CHRP Candidates will be required to submit a completed application. This application will need to be validated by your current employer. In order to be eligible to submit an application you need to be a Candidate (someone who has passed the NKE) and have had your proof of degree verified.

The next submission deadline is September 15.

For more information on the Validation of Professional Experience Assessment, please click here

Member Matters

Dave McLaughlin (CHRP, CIM, HRBP, IPMA, CD) has achieved two new designations to go along with his CHRP. They are the C.I.M. (Certified in Management) and the HRBP (Human Resource Business Partner) from SHRM. Congratulations! 

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

For a copy of the Legislative Review Committee's submission to the Standing Committee on Justice regarding Bill 50 - The Protection for Temporary Help Workers Act (Worker Recruitment and Protection Act and Employment Standards Code Amended), click here.
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...
Country-wide for the next 17 years, Canadian Baby Boomers will turn 65 at a rate of roughly 1,000 per day. The dread of their retirement "en masse" and the resulting leadership gap is matched only by the Boomers own uncertainties regarding the future - in this at least, all generations are united. Read more here

The "war for talent," which faltered with the financial crisis, is back with a vengeance. However, there are some key differences this time around, according to a KPMG survey of 335 people and change consultants from 47 countries (including Canada). Read more here


British Columbia's human resources association has unveiled its new brand - and it is ditching B.C. from its official name. Read more here

Job Board

Labour Relations Advisor Manitoba Hydro
Human Resources Advisor I Human Resources Services Cancer Care Manitoba
Director, Human Resources Client Services University of Manitoba

Click here for the Job Board

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