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[IWS] WFPMA: HR DEVELOPMENTS in NORTH AMERICA--Theme: WorldLink, vol. 24, No. 1, January 2014

IWS Documented News Service

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA)

 

WorldLink, vol. 24, No. 1, January 2014

http://www.wfpma.com/sites/wfpma.com/files/publications/Worldlink%20-%20NAHRMA.%20Jan%202014.pdf

[full-text, 9 pages]

 

Economic Uncertainty Creates New Opportunities for North American HR Professionals

By Jorge Jauregui

 

The countries and businesses of North America are passing through a difficult economic situation, creating a more complicated and

uncertain framework for HR professionals in every industry.

 

HR as a Regulated Profession

By Claude Balthazard

 

It is often assumed that the leading edge of HR as a profession is either in the U.S. or the U.K., but with regard to the regulation of

the human resource profession, two Canadian jurisdictions are blazing the trail for all others.

 

Canada’s CHRP Designation Fuels Higher Earnings and More Promotions

By Bill Greenhalgh

 

For Canadian HR professionals, there is a clear correlation between earning potential and career progression and having

achieved the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.

 

A Think Tank for Mexico’s Future

By Pedro Borda

 

Developing talent and putting it to best use is one of the most powerful ways to improve national economies and the lives of citizens.

Thanks to its innovative employers, Mexico has a growing opportunity to generate the wealth needed to maintain its vitality and

progress.

 

Global Employee Handbooks Must Balance Compliance with Culture

By Stephen J. Hirschfeld

 

For U.S. multinational companies, creating work rules and personnel policies that comply not only with U.S. federal and state law

but also with the laws of each jurisdiction outside the United States where the companies operate is a major challenge. Add to the

equation the need to sync a company’s corporate values with foreign cultures and mores, and you have a very delicate and difficult

task. There simply is no one-size-fits-all answer.

 

Rewarding Innovation at Banorte

By Gerardo Valdes

 

Three years ago, Banorte—one of Mexico’s largest and oldest financial institutions, established in 1899—inaugurated the Ingenio

Awards. Ingenio means inventiveness and describes the way Mexicans, in a cultural sense, solve problems and present solutions in

their everyday lives.

 

Compensation in Canada: Moderate Salary Increases Expected in 2014

Submitted by the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations-Conseil canadien des associations en ressources humains

(CCHRA-CCARH)

 

Salary increases in Canada are expected to remain moderate for the third year in a row, but workers can still expect to see some real

wage gains in the coming year, according to the Conference Board of Canada’s most recent compensation survey. International firms

with Canadian employees, operations or investments may want to take note of the freshly researched trends.

 

 

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