After a decade of international consulting in the fields of Finance and ERP systems, Kris returned to western Canada and worked with Shell Canada and WestJet before moving to Ontario and starting his career with the City of Brantford. Throughout his working life he has consistently straddled the IT and Business areas and thrives in either, but he is most effective when working as an integrator.
He is currently the Manager of Corporate Information and leads a team of IT professionals who implement, develop, and support a broad range of corporate applications. Over a span of 13 years with the City of Brantford he has managed or worked on dozens of business improvement projects ranging from ERP implementations and data conversions to digital transformation projects and business improvement efforts. In 2019/2020, Kris led a cross-departmental team that earned three industry awards for their work on the digital transformation of the employee onboarding process
Kris graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Degree of Distinction in Finance and also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation. He is a life-long learner, constantly seeking to build a diversity of experiences and knowledge.
Outside of work, Kris is a passionate sailor and cruises the Great Lakes with his family, is a voracious reader and writer, and is always exploring effective ways to limit his family’s impact on the environment.
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Day 1: Mar 3, 2020
Case Study: AWARD WINNING ONBOARDING INNOVATIONS
Responding to Covid-19 by Using Digital Technology to Update and Improve the Onboarding Process
The onboarding process is a critical component in talent acquisition and a successful candidate’s first taste of the experience they can expect in your organization. Covid-19 threw a major wrench into most onboarding processes that required an agile response or risk derailing the hiring process. Take back to your team actionable insights from an award-winner in the use of technology for HR to help you:
- Devise a DIY strategy to develop a fully digital onboarding process with no budget
- Analyze your existing IT infrastructure to determine its capabilities for this purpose and find any further applications required
- Streamline the onboarding process to enhance the employee experience and improve organizational efficiencies
Develop a DIY strategy to successfully migrate to a fully digital onboarding process.
Day 2: Mar 4, 2020