Human resources — at your service

Suncor’s HR department puts the polish on a shiny new, company-wide HRMS
By Lesley Young
|CHRR, Guide to HR Technology|Last Updated: 03/10/2003

What do Suncor Energy Inc. gas and oil exploration, mining and refinery divisions have in common? Besides pumping out fuel, they each have their own HR department using one HR management system to manage a total of 2,400 employees under a new company identity.

But that wasn’t always the case.

When the Calgary-based company decided to unite its three separate businesses in early 1997, it found the new philosophy at odds with the three separate HR and payroll systems.