Shawnne Soong, BA, CHRL

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Shawnne Soong,


With both line and human resources management experience, Shawnne Soong is passionate about excellence in customer service and about active and strategic human resources and organizational planning. In teaching human resources management, she often speaks from the viewpoint of line management, human resource departments’ internal customers. Shawnne emphasizes to students the importance of communication skills in the Canadian workplace. She is a strong believer in life-long learning and continuous improvement. Shawnne motivates her students to hone their talents and leverage their strengths to reach their full potential.

Academic Credentials

Teaching ESL to Adults certificate, George Brown College, 2012

Certified Human Resources Professional, 2005

Human Resources Management post-diploma, Seneca College, 2002

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Sociology, National University of Singapore, 1988

Areas of Specialization

Human Resources Management


Areas of Expertise

Line Management

Volunteer Management


Career Highlights

2013-Present – Professor, Human Resources Management, George Brown College, Centre for Business

2012-Present – Professor, Communications, George Brown College, Centre for Business

2011-Present – Human Resources Consultant, Powerwave Energy Solutions Inc.

2006-2011 – Human Resources Manager, Mothercraft

2002-2006 – Manager, Employee and Volunteer Resources, Canadian Red Cross, Toronto Region

1998-2002 – Manager, Independent Living Services, Canadian Red Cross

1995-1998 – Manager, Community Services, Canadian Red Cross