November 17, 2019

Enhanced recruitment process is focus for Health Ministry managers

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) –   Some 20 senior managers and human resources (HR) staff from the Ministry of Health recently attended a two-day training intended to enhance their recruitment skills. SHRM Senior Certified Professional Susan White, a former Senior Vice President and Human Resource Executive at global financial services firm JP Morgan Chase, led the sessions. Key […]

The Editor speaks: Are people worth as much today as yesterday?

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My Editorial was prompted by an article we published today from TechCrunch titled “Make people valuable again”. I have been wondering recently, with the increasing use of robots, are we phasing ourselves out of being useful employees. If you believe that is a long way off when robots can do all our jobs, especially the […]

Cayman Islands: UCCI offers Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management

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The University College of the Cayman Islands announces its Master’s degree in Human Resource Management (MHRM), a graduate programme that enhances the skills of current and aspiring HR professionals. It is designed through collaboration with the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals (CISHRP) and is tailored to suit those working in the Cayman Islands […]

The Secret Designer: First job horror

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By The Secret Designer From Web Designer Depot This is a true story. The events described in this article took place at some point in the author’s career. At the request of the survivors, the names have been changed. Out of respect for the clients, the rest has been told exactly as it occurred. When […]

Cayman Islands PWD’s Apprenticeship Programme bags top award

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Public Works Department’s “world-class” apprenticeship training programme has been chosen by the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals (CISHRP) as the ‘Best Training Programme’ in the Cayman Islands for 2017. The Department earned the prestigious award at the society’s 8th Annual Top Employer and 3rd annual CISHRP Awards for Human Resources Excellence (CAHRE). Director […]

Laura B. Miller named Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

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MIAMI, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) announced today that Laura B. Miller has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer.  Miller joins Royal Caribbean with more than 25 years of experience implementing human resources strategies for leading companies including ADT Corporation, Coca-Cola and Raytheon Company.  Miller will […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of HR supports Occupational Wage Survey

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The Ministry of Human Resources is currently working with the Economic and Statistics Office (ESO) to conduct an occupational wage survey (OWS) and is requesting the public’s help in the process. Ministry leaders want to ensure all employers are aware of and willing to contribute to the confidential survey, so that all occupations in the […]

Cayman Islands 2017 Occupational Wage Survey starts on Wednesday, October 18th

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In an effort to assist the Ministry of Human Resources in establishing a comprehensive human resource (HR) baseline database, the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will commence on Wednesday (October 18th) the conduct of the Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) 2017. The survey will be administered to all public and private sector employers until December 29th, […]

Shares in blue chip stocks can pay serious dividends

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From Prince George Citizen It’s a big machine. Twenty-eight years ago, my very first boss at RBC was at the tail end of a long career working for a benevolent employer, enjoying a largely prosperous five decades since the Second World War. In 1990, the bank bragged of never having laid off a single employee […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman takes double honours at CISHRP Gala

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From The Lawyer The Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals (CISHRP) held its 7th Annual Top Employer Gala on 1 December at the Marriott Beach Resort drawing HR teams from 20 companies across the island. Conyers Dill & Pearman had reason to celebrate, winning not one but two prestigious awards. For the second consecutive […]