Durham: Wrestling the Bear: Lessons Learned in 40 years in HR/LR

Date and Time

Starts:06/22/2022 6:00 PM

Ends:06/22/2022 8:00 PM

Registration Closes:06/21/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

1.5 hours Hour(s)



HRPA Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation Non-Members $30 + tax

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Event Sponsor

An HRM Perspective from someone who has lived through the evolution and progression of HR Professional Practice. Insight into what may be ahead and its positive and challenging professional challenges.

Both those at the cusp of a new career in HR as well as “seasoned Professionals” will benefit from the Speaker’s experience and HR journey over 45+ years in the Profession.


6:00 PM Welcome & Introductions
6:05 PM Mentorship overview
6:10 PM Student Overview
6:15 PM Guest Speaker
7:45 PM Q & A
8:00 PM Event Concludes

Learning Objectives
1. Then and Now;
2. Birth and Legacy of the HR Profession
3. Future challenges in HR Management

Registration Closes: June 21, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Rebecca Lauzon @ rlauzon@hrpa.ca

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Speaker bio(s)
Ruben Benmergui, CHRP, CHRL, Owner

RUBEN BENMERGUI BA, MIR, LLM, CHRP, CHRL is a Certified HR Professional and Leader with several years of experience in senior management positions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University, a Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University, and a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, of York University. He is an independent Consultant based in Ottawa and also teaches part-time in the Department of Law at Carleton University and the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. He is a published author, speaker, and presenter on HR Management topics and issues, and is a former Board Member of HRPA.