Career Compass Canada’s professional multi-disciplinary Talent Management Team has a range of deep experience and credentials to meet client needs. Each team member is committed to ensure service excellence and results driven with sustainability strategies. Any of our team members would be pleased to have a discovery meeting to understand challenges, offer solutions and define outcomes.
Melissa works with clients to understand and deliver on key strategic people solutions to build bottom line results by having a strong aligned and engaged team focused on goals and objectives. Melissa demonstrates consistent success in partnering with business leaders to optimize organizational effectiveness. She is an experienced professional with an extensive strategic HR background with progressive leading edge companies. Melissa is proficient in designing, implementing and managing effective policies, programs and processes. Her ability to understand the needs of the business and execute on various programs has led her to be a sought-after individual for outsourced HR solutions. She is a global leader who has worked with companies in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Germany. Melissa has diverse human resources and management experience in the software, insurance and technology sectors. Over the span of her career she has led HR initiatives including recruitment and selection, policy design, payroll, compensation, performance management, compliance reporting, HRIS implementations, HR workflow development, training and development, benefits administration and pension plans. Melissa is a specialist in organizational change management and has worked with companies who are undergoing acquisitions and closures of business units. She has been credited with high Employee Satisfaction and career development through coaching and engagement. Melissa is Vice President of Career Compass Canada.
International Coach Federation - Toronto Chapter - Elects New President
TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the International Coach Federation – ICF – Toronto Chapter have elected a new President to lead one of North America's largest chapters. Nance MacLeod will take over the role from outgoing President, Derrick Navarro, after he finishes serving his seventh successful year on the ICF Toronto Board. MacLeod said, "I look forward to serving the 400+ professional coaches that make up our membership and continue to advance our coaching profession at all levels. A top priority will be to maintain ICF Toronto as one of the global leaders amongst all the ICF International Chapters recognized for its creativity, innovation, and engagement of its coaching community," she said.
MacLeod is an ICF-accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and serves as President of Executive Coach Global. She is also part of the coach training faculty for Coach U.
ICF Toronto was founded in 1999 to promote awareness and public recognition of the value and impact of professional coaching and to cultivate a collaborative coaching community to advance the art and science of coaching. Its innovations include the creation of "The PRISM Award" – the highest award of the coaching profession which recognizes coaching initiatives in organizations that have implemented coaching effectively to inspire leadership development and organizational transformation.
ICF is the voice of the global coaching profession with more than 17,000 professional and executive coaches in over 95 countries. "ICF is the gold standard for our profession," says outgoing President Navarro who is an ICF-accredited Associate Certified Coach - ACC. "Continuing to raise the bar in our profession remains a top priority," he said adding, "The use of Professional Coaching is a growing strategy that is being embraced across many industry sectors, both private and non-profit, as organizations focus on meeting the growing demands placed on their people and dealing with multi-generational workforces."
ICF Toronto will host its full day coaching conference, Journey to Mastery, on March 6th, 2018 at Toronto's Beanfield Centre.
To learn more about ICF Toronto visit: to http://www.icftoronto.com/
SOURCE International Coach Federation
As an experienced coach, Julian helps his clients focus on what’s important to
them, providing the right balance of challenge and support so they achieve
their development goals. His clients appreciate his ability to understand the
context within which they operate, provide feedback with sensitivity and
directness, clarify their thinking, and turn thinking into action. The end result is long-term positive impact from each coaching engagement.
Over the course of his 35+-year career, Stephen has held several senior HR generalist and specialist positions in both the public and private sectors. He has honed strong leadership and coaching skills characterized by a collaborative management style, personal initiative and a strong results orientation.
As Senior Manager, Human Resources and Policy Compliance with Scotiabank in Toronto, he was responsible for designing, developing, implementing and managing strategically aligned policies, programs and processes that enhanced employee growth and organizational effectiveness. Stephen is active in various political and community organizations. A member of the Human Resources Professionals Association since 1985, he holds the CHRL designation. He was a volunteer Mentor with the Halton Chapter of the HRPA, and in 2015 initiated the first ever coaching support program for unemployed HR professionals in Ontario. Also an active member of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Stephen serves on their Political Action Committee as well as the Human Resources Committee of the Canadian Association for Equality.
By focusing on Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness and neuroscience she brings passion and purpose into the workplace. She has authored several articles including Meditating at Work: A New Approach to Managing Overload and Mindfulness @Work: Reduce Stress, Increase Focus & Improve Results that appeared in the Rotman School of Management magazine. She is also co-author of the book 365 Days of Gratitude and is a certified Professional Co-active coach and a member of ICF.
Brings a successful track record of translating operational business requirements in terms of strategy and prioritizing team efforts to create and execute viable strategic plans. A trusted leader, known for inspiring collaboration that aligns with project milestones and performance-based goals while adhering to guidelines and procedures.
Highly qualified Bilingual (French/English) HR professional with a range of experience in multi-national organizations ; 10+ years of progressive roles and responsibilities within the HR industry. Emily is a leader in large assignment outplacement operations and has led recruiting initiatives for various companies, with a focus on long-term organizational effectiveness, cost savings and recruitment best practices. Emily has a Human Resources Management Certificate from Sheridan College.
Tannis offers in-depth HR generalist expertise within the academic, financial, consumer packaged goods, and not-for-profit sectors in both Canada and the US. In the role of HR Business Partner with Coca-Cola Canada, she provided consultation and leadership to the Merchandising and Call Centre client groups in all functional HR areas: learning and development, employee relations, talent management, performance appraisals, succession planning, engagement, and change management. As HR Project Manager, she developed and implemented initiatives from conception to roll out across the country, with a special focus on employee engagement, employee innovation and diversity and inclusion. In her most recent role within Bank of Montreal, Tannis fine-tuned her skills with people analytics, survey development and employee insights, and strategy. Concurrently, as a small business owner, Tannis has honed an entrepreneurial edge: She understands the keys to developing both a business and its people and the importance of building strong fundamental policies, processes and practices that ensure optimal operation.
As President & CEO of Career Compass Canada, Al plays a critical and integral role in partnering with clients to realize impactful people solutions and resolve complex organizational issues.
Al has been responsible for several high-profile transformational corporate assignments. He is skilled in creating positive relationships with business leaders, delivering strategic advice and collaborating to achieve specific articulated results. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Peel Chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association and is an active member of the HR committee for the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. He chairs the HR Roundtable with the Burlington Chamber of Commerce and, every Tuesday at 7:00 pm, hosts the TV show Hamilton Works on Cable 14. Professionally accredited in Public Relations, he is also an active member of the Canadian Public Relations Society.