Peel: IN-PERSON Career Discussion Group: Driving your HR Career

Date and Time

Starts:04/27/2023 6:30 PM

Ends:04/27/2023 8:30 PM

Registration Closes:04/17/2023 11:59 PM

Event Type: Career Discussion Group


Lionhead Golf & Country Club 8525 Mississauga Rd, Brampton, ON


HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Student Non-Members with Promo Code: Free | Non-Members: $50

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Additional Information

Online registration is required. A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

6:30 – 7:00 PM Registration, Networking & Small bites, coffee/tea
7:00 – 8:00 PM Speaker Presentation
8:00 PM Q & A
8:30 PM Event ends

Event Sponsor

HRPA Peel Chapter’s Career Discussion Group (CDG) provides a great networking and career development opportunity for members who wish to learn new skills to support their careers and strengthen job search strategies. This forum provides a supportive environment for those HR professionals in transition or seeking a change from their current role. CDG meetings are open and free for all HRPA members and includes a key note speaker on a relevant topic related to search and career advancement.

How to take charge, own, and become accountable for your HR career.

  • Tips
  • Transferable skills
  • Meaningful and relevant experiences
  • The importance of business acumen

Learning Objectives:

  • Tips to own your own career
  • Most valuable skills of HR partners in an organization
  • Value of networking

A “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance.

Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Tracey Gallacher at  

Learning & Giving Back!  As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!

Speaker bio(s)
Rishma Hudda, CHRP, CHRL, VP, HR Canada/Head of Human Resources

Rishma is a Certified Human Resources Executive with 25 years of HR leadership experience within the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods industries. She spent the majority of her career at Loblaw Companies Limited, then moved to PepsiCo Foods Canada, and is currently Vice President/Head of Human Resources at General Mills Canada. Rishma has significant experience in the areas of leadership, talent management, succession planning, organizational design and executive coaching. Rishma has also been very involved in the HR industry as a previous member of the HRPA Peel Chapter Mentoring Committee, and through her regular participation in various speaking events at local colleges and universities in addition to HRPA networking events. She holds her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, a Certificate in Human Resources Management, as well as both the CHRP and CHRL designations.