Associate Professor Melanie Peacock hosts workshop at HR Undefined Conference
Bissett School of business would like to congratulate Associate Professor, Melanie Peacock on her involvement with the conference HR Undefined 2018, recently held in Calgary. The HR Undefined Conference is CPHR Albera’s largest annual event.
Melanie hosted a pre-conference workshop, titled: The Human Resource Professional’s Practical Guide to Change Management.
Melanie will be attending the SHRM18 conference this coming June in Chicago. Melanie will be hosting a conference session: Learning from HR in Canada; touted as an opportunity to “learn about the innovative practices and emerging HR trends in Canada so you can incorporate leading-edge ideas into your organization.” Melanie has also been appointed as an official conference blogger.
Congratulations Melanie and good luck in Chicago!
Bissett HR Student Society hosts successful case competition
Assistant Professor, Rachael Pettigrew, Guest Speaker for GeoWomen
Rachael most recently spoke to the Geo Women group on November 14, 2016 at the University of Calgary. Rachael’s presentation, Weighing your options: The Potential Impacts of Different Work Arrangements for Women, is a timely discussion of how different work arrangements impact the career and work-life balance, with a focus in male-dominated professions.
Rachael’s research work focuses on gender issues in the workplace, policies that support work/life balance and organizational culture.
Melanie Peacock wins Professional Achievement Award
Bissett School Of Business HR program shares successes
HRC West – Case Competition
Annual HR Student Networking Event – March 15, 2016 (Summary written by Alex Lefter):
Bissett Associate Professors, Peacock and Finch have paper published in Education + Training
Bissett School of Business and the HR Partnership Council presented the 12th Annual HR Breakfast
To have or have not? The Company Holiday Party Dilemma with Melanie Peacock, CBC News Calgary
With the economic downturn impacting jobs and employee morale across industries, the big extravagant holiday party appears to be a “thing of the past”. Associate Professor, Melanie Peacock discusses with CBC News Calgary, how ignoring the holiday season can have further detrimental consequences on employee morale and that there are other options to show employee appreciation during the holiday season:
To read more on Melanie Peacock’s professional advice, please follow the link:
Melanie Peacock continues her work as a media commentator, contributing to the following:
Interview with Bruce Kenyon (November 26, 2015), on NewsTalk 770: Corus Entertainment – The politics of office holiday celebrations.
Interview with Donna McElligot and fielding of listeners’ calls (November 20, 2015) on CBC’s Alberta@Noon – Holiday parties in tough economic times.
Podcast with Jim Kerr (November 2, 2015), Alberta Venture – Celebrating excellence and building a distinguished HR career.
HR Partnership Council’s subcommittee engage fellow students through the use of You Tube
The student volunteers who sit on the HR Partnership Council’s breakfast planning sub-committee decided to find a different, creative and fun way to reach their fellow students and as such created two short videos. To see our students in action, follow the link below:
12th Annual Human Resources Breakfast
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015
7 – 9:30 a.m.
Calgary Petroleum Club
- Individual ticket: $50
- Students: $40 (non MRU)
- Purchase a table of eight and you will sponsor two Mount Royal students to join your table (your 6 guests + two Mount Royal students): $350