The year in HR

Government policies, business imperatives and trends, and the advancement of HR as a profession made for a full year of news at Canadian HR Reporter. We’ve searched the archives to put 2005 in perspective
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/17/2006

HR ASSOCIATIONS

It was a busy year for Canada’s HR associations. In June, the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) held a national forum attended by the heads of Canada’s HR associations and leading members of the HR community. CCHRA president Geneviève Fortier said she would like the forum to be an annual event that gives HR associations an opportunity to identify issues affecting human resource management, allowing the profession to speak with a unified voice when discussing legislation and initiatives with government.

One item that received attention was the need for HR professionals to develop a business mindset that allows them to be proactive partners in strategy rather than passively reacting to changing business climates (