Training sessions scheduled for new human resources system

With the July 1 launch of Brock’s new human resources system just weeks away, training sessions are planned to help ensure employees are prepared.Project Mosaic, the team behind Workday HR, has been busy creating employee training sessions that will address key Workday functions such as recruiting, entering time worked, requesting time off and direct access to employee information.Scheduled throughout the month of June, sessions will be offered for employees, managers and individuals who facilitate or lead recruitment.Employees can expect to receive an email that lists the sessions they should register for, depending on their role at Brock.More information can be found on the Workday SharePoint site, including session descriptions, recommended course schedules and how to register.Brock’s Department of Human Resources thanks everyone who has attended information sessions, participated in user acceptance testing and provided feedback. read more

Canadian Olympic champ Cassie Sharpe first in halfpipe World Cup qualifier

The Canadian Press COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — Canadian Olympic champion Cassie Sharpe finished first in qualifying on Wednesday for this weekend’s ski halfpipe World Cup.The 26-year-old from Comox, B.C., scored 93.75 points on her second of two qualifying runs, outscoring Kelly Sildaru of Estonia by .50 points to top the 24-woman field.The top eight women skiers in qualifying advanced to Saturday’s final.Rachael Karker of Erin, Ont., also booked a spot in the final. The 21-year-old finished fourth in qualifying.Simon D’Artois of Whistler, B.C., was the lone Canadian man to advance through the finals. He placed fourth in his heat.Calgary’s Noah Bowman missed a shot at the finals by .25 points, finishing sixth in his heat. The top 5 competitors from the two 20-man heats advanced.