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Queen's University IRC

Queen's IRC

Canadian HR Awards 2022

Queen’s IRC a Winner at the Canadian HR Awards

We are honoured to be the recipient of the HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider! The award acknowledges the contributions of a company or individual with a proven track record of providing the HR industry and/or HR professionals with the superior service, solutions and support needed to perform their duties.

Queen's IRC Program Planner - Spring 2022

Queen’s IRC Program Planner – Spring 2022

Download our new Program Planner to learn more about our exciting virtual and in-person training options in 2022! Take a look at what’s inside: Dates, locations and fees for 2022 programs, a digital guide to assist in your professional development planning, new program information, and a detailed Certificate explanation.

Alison Darling

Queen’s IRC Welcomes a New Director

We are pleased to announce that Alison Darling has been appointed the Director of Professional Programs of Queen’s IRC, effective October 18th, 2021. Alison is a long-time Queen’s University employee and joins us from the Smith School of Business. She brings to the IRC a demonstrated history of successfully leading teams within the higher education sector. She is skilled in leadership, maximizing operational effectiveness, training delivery, management of multi-national teams, coaching, and teaching. She is also a strong business development professional who holds an Executive MBA from Queen’s. Alison will take the lead on setting the strategic direction for Queen’s IRC, as well as overseeing business operations, and the financial management of the Centre. Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Alison.

Queen’s IRC response to COVID-19

Queen’s IRC response to COVID-19

We hope that you and your colleagues are staying safe during this pandemic. We are grateful for the essential staff in our community who have been working on the front lines to keep us safe, fed and healthy during this time. Given the current Covid-19 situation, we have cancelled some programs and adjusted our fall 2020 program lineup.

Program Planner

Queen’s IRC Spring 2019-Spring 2020 Program Planner

We are pleased to announce our Spring 2019-Spring 2020 Program Planner is ready to be downloaded. It details all of our foundational and advanced programs and our certificate series. Download our Spring 2019-Spring 2020 Program Planner now! What’s inside: Program dates, locations and fees Detailed description of our entire program lineup The Human Resources & …

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Paul Juniper

Announcement: Retirement of Paul Juniper

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Paul Juniper has decided to retire after more than 10 years as the Director of the Queen's University Industrial Relations Centre (Queen’s IRC). Paul became the sixth Director of Queen’s IRC in 2006. During his time as Director, Paul expanded the IRC’s professional development programs to cities across Canada and internationally. He introduced a number of new human resources and labour relations programs, and conducted research into the state of the HR profession.

Program Planner

Queen’s IRC Spring 2018-Spring 2019 Program Planner

We are pleased to announce our Spring 2018-Spring 2019 Program Planner is ready to be downloaded. It details all of our foundational and advanced programs and our certificate series. Download our Spring 2018-Spring 2019 Program Planner now! What’s inside: Program dates, locations and fees Detailed description of our entire program lineup The Human Resources & …

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80th Anniversary Contest

80 years. 8 winners. 8000 in prizes.

To celebrate 80 years of offering transformative professional programs at Queen’s IRC, we are giving away $8,000 in prizes! Enter our draw for the chance to win $1,000 off your next Queen’s IRC professional development program! Details: A total of eight (8) $1000 gift cards will be given away – total prizes worth $8000. Gift cards may be combined with early-bird discounts, group discounts or other special promotions. Draw is open until December 31, 2017.

The Critical Role of Orientation for New Employees to Your Organization’s Culture

Top 5 Queen’s IRC Articles from 2016

Each year, Queen’s IRC releases a number of new articles and papers written by our facilitators, staff and experts in the community. In 2016, we also released a change management book, written by Dr. Carol Beatty. These are the five most popular articles Queen’s IRC released in 2016.

Professional Development Awareness Survey 2016

Professional Development Awareness Survey 2016

The Queen's IRC Sales and Marketing team is conducting a survey in an effort to better understand the professional development needs of HR and LR professionals. This survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. For your time, you will be eligible to enter a draw for one of six $50 Starbucks or Tim Hortons gift cards. Your feedback is very important to us. We thank you in advance for taking the time to complete the survey. >> Complete Survey

Managing Emotional Reactions to Organizational Change

Top 5 Queen’s IRC Articles from 2015

Here are the most popular articles Queen's IRC released in 2015. 1. Managing Emotional Reactions to Organizational Change. 2. Workplace Bullying and Harassment: Costly Conduct. 3. An Inquiry into the State of HR in Canada in 2013: Executive Summary. 4. The Tough Work of Managing Change. 5. Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Our Continuing Need to Teach

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