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HR BOOK CLUB - Work Rules!

Date: November 24, 2021
Location: Online


1.5 CPD hour
 
 
"A book is a gift you can open again and again" - unknown
 
The CPHR BC & Yukon HR Book Club is held monthly via Zoom. Books range in topics and are chosen as a group by members. The purpose of this Book Club is to motivate, connect, and foster self-growth while building a stronger HR community. The Book Club is open to all members of the association and is hosted by members of the Vancouver Island Region. 
 
 
Work Rules
 
Work Rules!  by Laszlo Bock

From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work-and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed.

"We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge.

This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto that offers lessons including:
  • Take away managers' power over employees
  • Learn from your best employees-and your worst
  • Hire only people who are smarter than you are, no matter how long it takes to find them
  • Pay unfairly (it's more fair!)
  • Don't trust your gut: Use data to predict and shape the future
  • Default to open-be transparent and welcome feedback
  • If you're comfortable with the amount of freedom you've given your employees, you haven't gone far enough.
 
 

 
 

HR Book Club Hosts:

 
Olga Radutsky, CPHR, is a Human Resources professional with 10+ years of experience across multiple industries and areas of HR practice. Olga holds an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and Leadership from Camosun College and is an active member of the HR community. She is employed as the Human Resources Manager with a local tech company, Reliable Controls. Olga’s areas of focus are effective performance management practices, employee empowerment, leadership development and change management. She is looking forward to co-hosting the CPHR BC & Yukon HR Book Club, sharing ideas and learning from each other.
 
Kayli Smith is passionate about learning, connection, and improving people’s work lives. Kayli holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resource Management & Leadership and a Diploma in Tourism Management from Camosun College, and is working towards her CPHR designation. She currently works as a People & Talent Advisor at Engaged HR. Kayli believes in the power of community and is looking forward to sharing this space with all of you each month!  
 
 
Location:
This roundtable will take place online on Zoom.
 
Time:
5:00pm to 6:30pm – Pacific Standard Time (PST) – Vancouver
 
Registration: Please register by the date indicated below. You will receive a registration confirmation immediately. The details on how to access the online roundtable will be sent via a calendar invite from Emmalee Gummer by the end of the business day before.
 
Registration Deadline - November 23rd, 2021 - 3 pm              
Registration Fee
CPHR BC & Yukon Members   Included with Membership

  Members Only
Questions
  • Questions about registrations can be directed to Emmalee Gummer, Member Relations Coordinator, Vancouver Island
  • Questions about this roundtable can be directed to Carolyne Taylor, Member Relations Manager, Vancouver Island