Canadian Retailer - March/April 2009 - (Page 23)

M A R /A P R 2 0 0 9 © I S TO C K P H OTO.C O M / Z S O LT N Y U L A S Z I A tall order “Doing more with less” has become a mantra among retailers… including their HR departments. But how do you keep budget numbers down and employee engagement up at the same time? WHILE THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY weighs on every HR professional’s mind and limits the ability of their employers to expand programs, Sara Presutto says her team at Starbucks Coffee Canada is already in creative management mode and has been for quite some time. “We don’t have huge budgets from an HR perspective to do flashy initiatives and processes, so I feel like we’ve always operated with this view in mind,” says the director, partner resources, for the nationwide coffee house chain. continued on page 25 A PUBLICATION OF EVENTS WORKPLACE ISSUES DIVERSITY HR MANAGEMENT HR PLANNING HR calendar PAGE 24 The road to respect PAGE 26 The Safeway approach PAGE 27 Four generations, four approaches PAGE 28 Managing the economic crisis PAGE 29 SPONSORED BY

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Retailer - March/April 2009

Canadian Retailer - March/April 2009
Publishers Desk
Shop Talk
Store Design - And Now For Something a Little Different
RCC Member Issues - A Delicate Balance
Cover Story: The Green Team
Business & Finance - Staying Afloat
Special Human Resources Supplement
Retail Neighbourhood Spotlight
Focus on Accessibility & Diversity
Advertisers’ Index
You Asked Us

Canadian Retailer - March/April 2009