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Topics discussed in lecture:



-Employee Relations

-Employee Engagement

-Health & Safety / Benefits

Open the floor to Q & A at the end

Intended Audience

Human Resources professionals or small firms with no Human Resources Department 


Josée Laroque-Patton, HR ICU

Josée is a Human Resources Expert specializing in HR emergencies, problem solving, crisis management and overall performance management. She began her HR career on the waters more than 18 years ago with Celebrity Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Lines and eventually landing in the Bahamas.

Once back in Ontario, Josée began working for the largest pharmaceutical company in Canada for over a decade.  Josée is the everyday “go-to” person for all HR matters for more than 450 clients.

A few years ago she launched her own HR consulting firm to help small and medium sized businesses as their trusted HR advisor. Assisting with anything from M&A’s, hiring packages, policies and procedures, employee handbooks, health & safety, AODA, Covid-19 challenges, employee engagement, performance management and more.

Since has since written and published her first book called Navigating HR – Simple Tips for People Leaders available on Amazon. She is also a Forbes Business Council Member and writes for Forbes online.