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human resources, leadership, employee engagement, performance management, equity, inclusivity


From 2018 to 2023, Thinking Strategically About Your Human Resources, provided small and medium businesses of Black Brick Capital with relevant information on how to navigate common workplace matters. The themes throughout the years dealt with leadership, employee engagement, performance management, equity, and inclusivity, retaining talent, total rewards, psychological safety, employment legislation and much more.


Thinking Strategically About Your Human Resources serves as a resource that provides its readers with the ability to understand in clear and straightforward language, the considerations that employers were addressing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, during this challenging time and its current impact on the work environment and employees.

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Marcella is a Human Resources Leadership Consultant with over 15 years of experience providing strategic and operational advice to her clients. She has collaborated with entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, and leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors. She is an advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion and is committed to fostering environments where individuals feel safe, welcomed, and encouraged to contribute their best.

Her expertise includes the ability to address complex workplace dynamics through effective listening, insightful questioning, and the application of employment legislation. She collaborates with her clients to learn about their specific challenges and opportunities and shares her knowledge in all areas of human resources including, employee engagement, performance management, workplace accommodations, talent acquisition, union/labour relations, employee rights, health and safety and workplace investigations. In addition, Marcella is a professor at Sheridan College's Pilon School of Business where she teaches human resources and business administration courses.

As a Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) member, she is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and a Certificate in Human Resources Management. Her other credentials include a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree, training in workplace investigations, organizational dynamics, management development, psychological health safety and organizational design.


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