The Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) submitted an application for self-regulation under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act (POARA) in December of 2014.

Of note, HRIA is the professional association dedicated to strengthening the human resources profession and upholding the highest standards of practice. It is also the exclusive certifying body in Alberta for Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR), the professional standard in Canada.

At the 14 March 2017 Human Resources Institute of Alberta membership meeting there was discussion regarding exactly what that means.

Continue here to read the full article that was originally posted to LinkedIn on March 17, 2017.

This article was also published by HRIA on their website found here.

Author: Jasmine P. Ramratan

Jasmine has over 15 years of human resources and progressive management experience in government and the Department of National Defence.

Jasmine is a positive, high energy and gregarious person who enjoys pushing her limits in new and exciting realms. As she transitions to a second career following nearly 15 years of service in the Royal Canadian Air Force, she is seeking new opportunities to exercise her leadership, HR knowledge, and love of public speaking.

In her spare time, Jasmine serves on the Board of Directors as the Vice Chairperson for the national charity Courageous Companions which provides service dogs to military veterans and first responders who have physical and/or psychological injuries from their service. This cause is very close to her heart as a military veteran, spouse of an injured veteran and dog lover.

She is looking to expand her leadership roles by engaging in opportunities to mentor young human resource professionals to continuously have a positive impact on the industry within Alberta. She firmly believes that philanthropy is one of the most rewarding and personally fulfilling ways to use her talents and has committed to dedicating a portion of her time to these endeavours.

Jasmine holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Royal Military College of Canada, and the Certified Professional in Human Resources designation (CPHR) since 2014 and has native language abilities in French and English, and a working knowledge of Spanish and German.