HR Workshop

Investing in your career
Montreal, QC
HR Workshop
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
September 12, 2017

HR Workshop Speaker - Cecile Alper-Leroux

Cecile Alper-Leroux

Ultimate Software, VP, HCM Innovation

Cecile Alper-Leroux is an internationally sought-out speaker, thought leader, and visionary on HCM trends, hot topics, and global strategies. Passionate about people and technology in the workplace, Cecile has dedicated her life's work to helping companies design the best possible experience for people at work so they can achieve great things. A seasoned economic anthropologist, she loves uncovering micro-cultures within organizations and helping leaders and HR professionals effectively respond to evolving workplace dynamics, trends, and opportunities. Cecile is currently vice president of human capital management (HCM) innovation at Ultimate Software where she writes and speaks extensively on the changing worker and workforce.

HR Workshop Speaker - Stephan Maighan

Stephan Maighan

Inspiration and Transformation Expert

Drawing on his experience, Stephan Maighan effectively illustrates the impact that one’s attitude can have on the final outcome when faced with change and uncertainty. He then makes parallels between his professional and personal experiences to help participants remember the importance of being adaptable in the workplace. He reminds participants that challenges at work and at home should not translate into a negative outlook. As Stephan astutely observes: “It’s not what has happened to you that matters—it’s what you make of it.” Stephan is the author of Devenez maître de votre vie,published by Quebecor. The book is informative and seeks to transform the attitude of individuals in order to get them where they really want to be. His strategies are powerful and effective.

HR Workshop Speaker - Patrick L. Benaroche

Patrick L. Benaroche

Stikeman Elliott, Partner

Patrick L. Benaroche is a senior partner and former Chair of the Employment and Labour practice group of the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott. With a background in Organizational Psychology, Patrick provides advice to major corporations on all aspects of Canadian employment and labour law, with an emphasis on cross-border issues affecting a mobile workforce. Patrick appears regularly before both civil and administrative tribunals on matters relating to wrongful dismissal, workplace harassment and discrimination, non-competition clauses and data privacy. He is often called upon by employers to advise on executive employment contracts, termination packages, workplace policies, employment standards and all matters arising from national and international employment relationships including plant closures, corporate restructuring and mass terminations.

HR Workshop Speaker - Kristen Harcourt

Kristen Harcourt

Professional Coach, Consultant and Speaker

For the last 10 years, Kristen Harcourt has consulted with hundreds of organisations in various industries, helping them create more positive and productive workplaces. Her specialties have been talent management, leadership development, organizational wellness, team effectiveness, and performance management. In January 2017, she started her coaching practice so that she could work with more individuals on a one-on-one basis and have a deeper impact. Her mission in the workplace is to help courageous leaders show up authentically, reach their full potential, and bring out the best in their people. She also works with individuals in a personal setting who want to have more balance, meaning, clarity, and fulfillment in their lives. She’s dedicated to supporting individuals in becoming more aware of their strengths, blind spots, values, and purpose.