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[IWS] WFPMA: HR DEVELOPMENTS in NORTH AMERICA--Theme: WorldLink, vol. 24, No. 1, January 2014
IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau
World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA)
WorldLink, vol. 24, No. 1, January 2014
[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
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
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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