Tag Archives: HR

Toronto Star: How to stay marketable

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert. The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

Enter our #howIgotmyfirstHRjob contest!

Are you passionate about Human Resources Management? At York University’s School of Continuing Studies, we take pride in our Certificates that go beyond the basics, developing not only a specialized knowledge of human resources theories and practices, but the professional competencies to excel in a career. Enter our #howIgotmyfirstHRjob contest! Tweet us @Continue_YorkU  with a […]

Prioritize studying without putting your career on hold with N.O.W. Plus

When you already have a busy career, finding the time to earn a degree can be a big challenge. The N.O.W. Plus Degree Pathway at York University can help. Ray Parker joined N.O.W. Plus in 2016 to pursue her Bachelor of Human Resources Management (BHRM) through the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies while […]

Human Resources Graduate Wins HRPA York Region Chapter Contest

  The following article was originally published by the Human Resources Professionals Association York Region Chapter. View the original article here. Presenting…The Winner of The Yorkie Blog Tagline Contest! HRPA York Region – Member Profile – Soudabeh (Sue) Mahinfar Soudabeh (Sue) Mahinfar, the winner of our recent Yorkie Blog tagline contest, has been a member […]

Tips for How Continuing Education Students can Succeed in Online Learning

  Online learning presents a wealth of new opportunities for professionals looking to get ahead in their career. The flexibility provided to balance classroom contributions with a career and family obligations allows far more people to pursue continuing education. However, online learning can present its own set of challenges. It requires dedication and commitment from […]

Writing your CKE to become an HR professional – Part II

Featuring Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management alumni Jody Yap. Part two of our series on writing the CKE exam features Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management graduate Jody Yap. In the field of human resources, gaining a designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is a great way to set yourself up for […]

Writing your CKE to become an HR professional – Part I

Featuring Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management alumni Belinda Schuler-Chin. In the field of human resources, gaining a designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is a great way to set yourself up for success in the industry. An important part of attaining your Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) […]

Human Resources Graduate Nominated for UPCEA Award

  York University’s School of Continuing Studies is proud to announce that Belinda Schuler Chin, graduate of the Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management has been nominated for the UPCEA Mid-Atlantic Outstanding Continuing Education Student Award. UPCEA – the University Professional & Continuing Education Association – is the leading body for professional, continuing, and online […]

First ever School of Continuing Studies graduation ceremony a night to remember

    The York University School of Continuing Studies held the School’s inaugural graduation ceremony on the night of May 26 with great success. The event, which saw more than 200 attendees, featured guest speakers, certificate presentations, and the social media contest. The York University School of Continuing Studies held the School’s inaugural graduation ceremony […]

Author and instructor to launch new book at the School of Continuing Studies

The School of Continuing Studies is proud to announce Diana Kawarsky, one of the school’s esteemed instructors, and a published author, will be on campus to launch her new book Soft Skills: Volume 1 – A collection of Strategies, Anecdotes, Techniques, Observations, Stories, Tactics, Advice, Experiences, Ideas and Methods. Soft skills are an everyday challenge […]