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Vernon Roundtable - Competitive Advantage: Attracting & Engaging A Diverse Workforce

Date: March 27, 2019
Location: Community Futures North Okanagan

Sponsored by:

CPD Hours: 1.5
Please note Roundtables are exclusively available and free to CPHR BC & Yukon Members. You can find more on becoming a Member on our website.

Event Summary:   
Competitive Advantage: Attracting and Engaging a Diverse Workforce

It has been said that diversity is a fact, whereas inclusion is a choice. Creating people programs to attract and engage a diverse workforce can create a competitive advantage. In this discussion we will explore our approach to developing diversity and inclusion programs which align with our values and support business objectives.

Brett VanderHoek - Brett has held HR leadership roles in both non-profit and traditional sectors. In his eight years at Tolko, he currently holds the position of Manager, Talent with oversight for Recruitment and Organizational Development, Corporate Communications, and Services teams supporting Tolko’s 3500 employees across Western Canada and the Southern US. He is a Director on the Board of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce, a Program Advisory Committee member for the Okanagan School of Business, and a CPHR mentor.

Heather Press - has worked with organizations to develop and implement talent management strategies for over 25 years. Heather joined Tolko in 2011 as Manager, Recruitment & Organizational Development focused on developing recruitment and learning development strategies and supporting the development of the HR team. More recently, Heather holds a Project Manager role at Tolko, focused on employee engagement, performance management and diversity & inclusion strategies.
Seats are limited. You are required to register online (first come, first served). 
Community Futures, Community Boardroom - 3rd Floor,
3105 - 33rd Street, Vernon, B.C. 
(street parking)

7:30am - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to registration@cphrbc.ca.

Should you have any questions regarding events in your region, please contact Tim Read, Member Relations Manager (SI Region).

Pre-registration is required.
Registration Deadline:   Mar. 25
Member   $0.00
Student Member   $0.00


All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714