Talent management high on HR’s agenda

Senior HR leaders discuss strategies for ensuring the right people are on the payroll
By Todd Humber
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/21/2015

When Cadillac Fairview unveiled its five-year business strategy, one of the five key planks was making people and culture a competitive advantage.

That’s music to the ears of many HR professionals. But saying it and actually doing it are two different things, something Norm Sabapathy, executive vice-president of people at the Toronto-based firm that owns, operates and develops commercial real estate, quickly found out in his first full year on the job.