Three University of Alberta students won the second annual HRC West competition, held March 6 & 7, 2015 at Mount Royal University. Six teams from B.C. and Alberta competed in a contest presented by the Human Resources Institute of Alberta (CPHR Alberta).
Alberta is not the employment paradise it was two years ago.
The province’s employers are becoming more particular about hiring new staff and are expected to begin cutting personnel over the next six months, according to a Human Resources Institute of Alberta report.
The three new HR designations recently created by Ontario's Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) do not affect Alberta CHRPs (Certified Human Resource Professionals) or The Human Resources Institute of Alberta (CPHR Alberta) members.