Lynne Bard has over 25 years experience working in Safety, Human Resource and Training; taking the lead role in Human Resources and safety for her clients.Lynne provides HR Expertise for ECO HR Blog, HAZMAT Magazine, HAZMAT online Blog, The Booster Magazine, and develops and delivers many Human Resource and safety training programs online and face-to face.Lynne’s expertise has won several awards of excellence in the field and continues to lend experience and credibility to organizations with best practice solutions and processes that lend to the success of her clients businesses. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Lynne received her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation in 1990 from the Human Resources Association of Ontario. Lynne earned her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in 1994 from the University of Guelph, majoring in Sociology with a minor in family studies & attained the Dean’s Honour Roll. Lynne received her Myers Briggs certification from Psychometrics Canada and True Colors/Personality Dimensions Training and is a member of the Ontario Association for the Application of Personality Type (OAAPT). In addition, Lynne completed her WSIB Certification Level One and Two and Ergonomics Certification CES in 2009 with continued upgrading to keep current.
Lynne has held various positions in the business world including VP Human Resources, Director of Training and Development, and Professor for Human Resource Post Grad courses at Conestoga College.
Lynne has focused her research, training and development for her clients on legislative compliance over the past years to ensure her clients are current with all upcoming legislation in the fields of Human Resources Management, Health and Safety, as well as Corporate Governance.Her expertise in the AODA legislative compliance is very in-depth with the development of toolkits and guidebooks, training and policy development to assist her clients in compliance with current requirements as well as future deadlines to 2025.
Lynne has written training programs to keep her clients current with the times, legislatively as well as culturally across the province/country, facilitating training programs such as Diversity Training, Violence and Harassment with Conflict Management Techniques, Conflict Management for Supervisors and Managers, Train-the-Trainer and many health and safety programs.