In 2020 HR professionals led the way in strategizing the integration of business and human capital strategies to ensure retailers could continue to operate. In a constantly changing landscape, how do we lead from here? Ron Thurston, author of Retail Pride, shares the pillars of success for building strong and adaptable teams who unite and celebrate a shared vision and joy for the art of retail.
What can you do to create an environment of positive behaviour, and continue to grow a positive company culture with a remote team? Tanja Fratangeli, Head of People and Culture with Ikea Canada will explore how they created a positive culture by focusing on their company values, communicating their culture, and staying focused on their people.
Applications for HR have moved from nice-to-have to being a critical tool in managing complex scheduling and ensuring health and safety measures are in place and adhered to. Let GaiaDigits show you how this tool is relieving some of the pressure and how it will soon be an asset in your tool belt.
As of year-end 2020, employment in retail trade was within 3.7% of its pre-COVID level before it dropped again in January 2021 due to continued lockdowns. As restrictions are lifted, we will see rapid surge in hiring needs, and retailers will need to focus on workforce planning and revisit their current recruitment strategy. This panel discusses the changing retail labour market, the opportunities and challenges of a remote workforce, as well as the changing expectations of talent prospects as they seek new opportunities in a post-pandemic world.
Employee wellbeing is a foundational layer of high-performing teams and a key factor to productivity, retention, safety, absenteeism, collaboration and company culture. Liz Horvath, a leader in workplace mental health, provides practical advice that employers can use to support their own mental wellbeing and those of their workers.
Join us for a behind the scenes look at the creation of Ryley Learning’s Anti-Racism for Workplaces online course. Actor Kris Siddiqi joins Bay Ryley to chat about production choices that set this course apart and why it will make an authentic impact for participants.
Employees are expecting more from employers than ever before when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Organizations that seek to increase diversity not only recognize, but value the differences in backgrounds, skills, and life experience. This session will talk about actions retailers are taking to identify the barriers to full workforce participation and its value, not only to the human resource function, but across the organization’s entire value chain.