Tag: Alison Hill

Exploring the HR Function at Maersk Oil

In this IRC Interview, Stina Bjerg Nielsen, Head of Human Resources for Maersk Oil, talks about her experiences within the human resources profession in Denmark and Europe, and her role at Maersk Oil.
 

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Executive Summary

The State of HR in Canada: 2011 Survey Results

In February 2011, the IRC surveyed HR professionals across Canada to glean their perspectives on HR, the challenges and priorities for HR departments, and the kinds of skills and knowledge that are perceived as critical for the practice. This article provides a synthesis of some of our data. Please note that a complimentary copy of An Inquiry into the State of HR in Canada: Executive Summary is available for download from the Queen’s IRC website.

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Executive Summary

An Inquiry Into the State of Labour Relations in Canada: Executive Summary

In November 2011, the IRC launched a 37-question survey, "An Inquiry into the State of LR in Canada." The purpose of this survey was to describe the state of the labour relations (LR) profession in Canada, based on the perspectives of practitioners. This Executive Summary presents an overview of the aggregated survey data. This practitioner-focused research complements our 2011 exploration of the state of the human resources profession in Canada, and builds on the IRC’s 2009 labour relations survey.

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Alison Hill, Queen's IRC Research Associate

Exploring the HR Profession in Denmark

In August 2011, I moved from Kingston, Ontario, to Copenhagen, Denmark. I've been fortunate to continue working remotely for the IRC while living in Europe. The past five months have been a learning experience, as I've continued to transition and adjust to work and life in a foreign country.

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Alison Hill, Queen's IRC Research Associate

Talent Management: Affirming Strategy and Acquiring New Tools

Queen’s IRC is continuing to build its human resource (HR) programming. To complement our successful Advanced HR programming, in 2011, we launched Talent Management. The catalyst for this program launch was, in part, the results of the IRC&’s 2011 national survey of Canadian HR professionals.

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Ian Cullwick

HR Governance: A Deloitte Point of View

Queen's IRC Research Associate, Alison Hill, sat down with Ian Cullwick from Deloitte to discuss HR governance, its meaning, constituents, and implications for organizations. This article provides an overview of that conversation.

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Alison Hill, Queen's IRC Research Associate

Managing Unionized Environments: Post-Program Perspectives

Following the IRC's inaugural Managing Unionized Environments (MUE) program, I conducted brief interviews with a small sample of participants. The purpose of these conversations was to glean the participants' feedback on this new program offering and to discern the extent to which the programming met the expectations of the participants.

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