HR Professional - September 2013 - (Page 8)
INTRODUCING OUR NEW
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Every two years, the HR Professional team sends out feelers to top HR professionals and others in HR-related fields for candidates to become members
of the magazine’s Editorial Advisory Board. These are the folks who help us
develop the overarching concepts for each issue, and they also make themselves available for interviews, as well as providing us with potential contacts
and people-of-interest to interview on various topics.
We were really pleased with the wonderful response to this year’s request—
we received expressions of interest from more senior HR professionals than
we can actually add to the board. We want to thank all who replied, and hope
if they were not appointed this time around, we’ll hear back from them in 2015
when we start the search again.
The 2013-2015 board members are listed in the masthead information at
the right side of this page. You can also read the views of a number of these
members as they do a bit of crystal ball gazing in the article on page 30, looking ahead at some of the major trends affecting HR over the next few years.
I would like to thank the 2011-2013 board members—they were willing,
informative and helpful advisors, setting the bar quite high for our new and
Also in this issue, writer J. Lynn Fraser discusses the emotional and business impacts of the sudden loss or departure of a leader or staff member,
discovering that planning can help everyone in the company more forward.
And, what about those millenials? Writer Sheldon Gordon spoke with a number
of organizations to learn what motivates these up and coming employees.
As always, we want to hear from our readers. You can contact me directly at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or post on our Facebook page, at www.facebook.com/#!/
V O L . 3 0 , N O. 6 S E PT E M BE R 2013
Editor: Laurie J. Blake | Publisher: Robert Phillips
Legal Editor: Malcolm MacKillop, Partner, Shields O’Donnell MacKillop LLP
Contributors: Laurie Jessome, Kristin Taylor, Yafa Sakkejha,
J. Lynn Fraser, Sheldon Gordon, James Careless, Melissa Campeau,
Duff McCutcheon, Elisa O’Donnell, Alyson Nyiri, Darlene Price
Sales Manager: Bill McDougall | Project Manager: Alana Place
Marketing: Katie Doerksen | Art & Design: Emma Law
Publication Director: Wayne Jury
Advertising Sales Representatives: Maria Antonation, David S Evans,
Tracy Goltsman, Brian Hoover, Amanda Rowluk, Lana Turner, Norma Walchuk
Chief Executive Officer: William Greenhalgh
Vice President, Finance and Administration: Gary Monk
Vice President, Professional Development: Marta Pawych
Vice President, Marketing and Membership: Chris Larsen
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs: Claude Balthazard, PhD, CHRP
Vice President, Public Affairs: Scott Allinson
Vice President, HR Research and Development: Kristina Hidas
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Michael Bach,CEO | Chef de la direction, Canadian Institute of Diversity
and Inclusion | Institut canadien de la diversité et de l’inclusion
Mary Ann Baynton, Program Director, Great-West Life Centre for
Mental Health in the Workplace
Christine Burych, President, StarlingBrook Corporation
Eric Cousineau, Managing Director, OCG Strategy & Organization Consulting
Joseph (Val) D’Sa, Manager, Administration, Compensation & Benefits,
York Region District School Board
Bonnie Flatt, Leadership Coach, Master Coaches
Mandy Hanlon, Senior Strategist, Oakbridges Labour Relations Consulting Inc.
Jennifer Laidlaw, CHRO, Ontario Securities Commission
Norm Sabapathy, VP, HR, Maple Leaf Foods
Dr. Parbudyal Singh, Professor, HR Management, York University,
Sandra Smith, CHRO, North York General Hospital
Melissa Sonberg, Senior VP, Global Brand, Communications and External
Affairs/Première Vice-Présidente, Marque Mondiale, Communications et
Affaires Publiques, Amia
Christine Thomlinson, Partner, Rubin Thomlinson LLP
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of HR Professional - September 2013
Embracing Loss: Succession Planning for Sudden Departures
Motivating Gen Y
Looking Ahead 10 Years: Top Challenges Facing HR
Making Connections for Immigrant HR Professionals
Interview with an HR Hero: Rod Jackson, MPP
Off the Shelf
The Last Word
HR Professional - September 2013