HR Power Lunch: Human Skills Redefining the Workplace

Date and Time

Starts:08/08/2024 12:00 PM

Ends:08/08/2024 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:08/07/2024 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar Series

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



HRPA Members: Free
Non-Members: $35 + tax

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Additional Information

HRPA Grand Valley Chapter is pleased to host this HR Power Lunch webinar.

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This Power Lunch Webinar aims to equip professionals with an overview of key human resources skills that are increasingly in-demand and essential building blocks of thriving modern workplaces.

The session will cover key skills including Information Management, focusing on the importance of an updated and efficiently managed Human Resource Information System (HRIS). We will explore the growing need for Cultural Awareness, adapting HR strategies in a diverse global workforce. The session will also delve into the integration of Technology and AI in HR practices, Talent Development strategies for a hybrid work environment, leveraging Digital Marketing for employer branding, and the importance of Psychology and Emotional Intelligence in creating a supportive workplace.

Employment and Labour Lawyer Maciej Lipinski’s engaging and interactive session is open to human resources professionals at all levels who are keen to enhance their skills and stay ahead in their careers.

Learning Objectives:

1. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of essential skills for developing their professional practice, together with practical insights on implementing these skills, and strategies to effectively handle workplace disputes and other human resources challenges in the modern workplace.
2. Attendees will develop their understanding of the uses, applications, and risks of technologies at the workplace such as AI and social media marketing tools.
3. Attendees will learn about the role of emotional intelligence and practical applications of workplace psychology for fostering a caring and productive workplace culture.


12:00PM Welcome & Introductions
12:03PM Guest Speaker
1:30PM Event Concludes

Registration Closes:  August 7, 2024 at 8:00 AM

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at

Speaker bio(s)
Maciej Lipinski

Maciej Lipinski, JD, PhD is a lawyer practising in the areas of employment and labour law, and education law. He has a background as a social psychologist, earning his PhD researching how online interactions impact on behaviours and attitudes. Maciej has practised as a lawyer at BLG LLP and KPMG Law, and is currently the founder and principal lawyer at The Process Legal. He is the published author of psychological research on attitude-change in online contexts, and co-author of the Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference, and An Educator’s Guide to the Role of the Principal (3rd ed).