Category Archives: Human Resources

Human Resources Management student gains job opportunity before graduation day

With a little under a year left of school, Human Resources student and Sault Ste Marie native, Taryn Ross, has successfully secured employment in the HR field and is ecstatic to start her first day of real experience. When she began her studies in the fully online Certificate in Human Resources Management program, she embraced […]

Human Resources Management students get the ultimate career planning advantage

On October 1st, York University’s School of Continuing Studies joined forces with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) York Region Chapter in hosting a special student engagement event. Current students pursuing the Post-Degree Certificate and Certificate in Human Resources Management were invited to York’s Keele campus to learn about the HRPA’s wide range of resources […]

Human Resources Management specialist reveals what it takes to be successful in the field

Julie Giraldi, CHRE, ICD.D, Human Resources Management Program Advisory Council Member Managing people and managing the business- the perfect synergy Becoming a leader in the world of HR, requires more than mastering recruitment procedures. It involves comprehensive training and continuous learning that goes beyond the basics, helping you stand out to the most celebrated employers. […]

Too busy to work AND learn? Think again.

Many professionals believe that their busy lives will prevent them from going back to school. Forty plus hour work weeks. Family obligations. Volunteering and pursing personal hobbies. The solution is finding a part-time program that will not only help advance your career, but allows you the flexibility to handle all your other responsibilities. Rebecca Kapogiannis […]

Developing your personal brand is vital to career success.

The School of Continuing Studies at York University is pleased to announce the second instalment of our Career Growth series. For our next event we welcome Sean Mullin as our guest speaker. Sean is a CPA Ontario Student Representative. He has been a professional recruiter for 6 years and promotes the accounting profession as well […]

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 […]

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 […]