Pauline James

Pauline James

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Toronto, Ontario

HR Executive | Entrepreneur | Sustainable People & Culture Practices | Workplace Culture

Pauline James is an accomplished HR Executive, Entrepreneur, and Speaker with a dynamic career providing strategic and foundational support to leaders and organizations navigating the complexity of the evolving workplace. Pauline’s unique blend of corporate expertise, operational experience, and entrepreneurial vision brings a fresh perspective to HR challenges, unlocking the full potential of organizations and the employees that drive mission-focused action, and enabling advances in the people and culture elements essential to business success.
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HRCHAT INTERVIEW WITH PAULINE JAMES: HOW THE PANDEMIC CHANGED THE HR DEPARTMENT

PAULINE JAMES BIOGRAPHY

Pauline specializes in working with Operations and HR divisions to build effective and sustainable programs, tailored to their needs. This includes support from the design through to implementation, including leader training and employee communications. What is unique about her approach is that she is committed to teaching and helping leaders to become independent as opposed to promoting reliance on an ‘expert’. Pauline James is a sought-after speaker and leading authority on the Future of Work practices and leadership development. As an executive and founder of Anchor HR, she has worked with numerous large national organizations in the Canadian market, bringing over 15 years of senior-level expertise in leading Employee Experience Practices, Change Management, Employee Communications, and Leadership Engagement & Development to the table.

Pauline has a proven track record of success in identifying barriers to employee engagement and performance, resulting in improved employee experience, reduced risk, and lowered costs. Her unique approach is rooted in her commitment to teaching and helping leaders become independent, rather than promoting reliance on an ‘expert’. She and her team work closely with HR divisions and Operations to build effective and sustainable programs, tailored to their unique needs, and provides support from design through to implementation, including leadership training and employee communications.

As a keynote speaker, Pauline has inspired audiences from various industries and sizes, delivering actionable insights on how leaders can improve the employee experience, drive business results, and create an engaged and motivated workforce in the rapidly evolving landscape of work. Her engaging style and thought-provoking content make her a highly sought-after speaker for events and conferences.

Pauline’s expertise and experience have earned her a reputation as a leading authority on HR and leadership development, specifically in the context of the Future of Work. Her mission is to assist organizations in implementing solutions that drive a great employee experience and business results in the ever-changing world of work. She and her team are dedicated to working closely with clients to develop solutions that are effective, sustainable, and uniquely tailored to their business challenges.

Pauline has her Brain-based Coaching Certificate from the NeuroLeadership Institute and is PI Certified

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Pauline James Topic Presentations

The Power of Empathetic Leadership and A Purpose-driven Culture

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  • This topic combines the importance of empathetic leadership with the development of a purpose-driven organizational culture to create a thriving workplace. This keynote explores how leaders can harness emotional intelligence, empathy, and effective communication to connect with their teams on a deeper level, inspiring and motivating them to achieve their full potential.

    The presentation can also delve into the benefits of a purpose-driven culture, where employees understand and are aligned with the organization’s mission and values, leading to increased engagement, productivity, and loyalty.

    Throughout the keynote, practical examples, success stories, and actionable insights can be provided to help leaders and HR professionals understand how they can implement these concepts in their own organizations. This topic will resonate with many as it addresses the human aspect of leadership and the employee experience, which is crucial for organizational success.

People Strategy, Ai, & Automation: Leading and Empowering High-performing Teams in the Digital Age

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Employee Engagement

Leader Engagement & Development

Employee and Labour Relations

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