Sharing Church management best practices in the Catholic Church
Small organizations such as Parishes, struggle at the best of economic times to stretch limited resources. During these difficult economic times when it is even more crucial to be good stewards of…Continue
My professional background includes 10 years of branch management with a major bank. That experience strengthens my ability to implement best practices in my current role.
I left the workforce in 1997 to spend 10 years as a full-time mom. I returned to the professional world in 2007 and I have had the privilege of serving as the Coordinator for the Office of Human Resources for the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the past 5 ½ years.
My academic background includes graduation from St. Thomas Aquinas High school followed by studies in Social Sciences at Capilano University and Simon Fraser University. In September 2007 I started the Management in Human Resources program at BCIT. In July 2010, I acquired my CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional) designation. I am a member in good standing with the BC Human Resources Association. I am also a member of NACPA (National Association of Church Personnel Administrators).
I hope to start working on my Masters’ degree in Leadership in Catholic Ministry at Saint Mark’s College in January 2013.
Recruitment and Selection Process – Why is the process important?
BUT WHY – I KNOW WHO I WANT TO HIRE?
This question comes up frequently from the director / employer as a response to my insistence on following a proven process.
I will get comments such as:
I recently attended a professional development breakfast event organized by our provincial Human Resources Association. Attendees had the opportunity to choose 4 of 7 table discussion topics with 20 minutes per discussion. I choose the following:
Table #1 - Professional Practice:
Aligning HR to Business Strategy with a Focus on Succession 101
Table #2 - Organizational…