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Cultural Human Resources Council

Milestones

1994 - 2019

Cross-sectoral:

By discipline:


CROSS-SECTORAL MILESTONES

RESPECTFUL WORKPLACES IN THE ARTS

2018-2019

Code of Conduct for the Performing Arts

Training videos on Workplace Harassment in the Arts for employers and cultural workers

Reporting and Investigating Mechanisms for Workplace Harassment in the Arts (Report)

Webcasts complemented by Quick Reference Guides for provincial and territorial legislation on harassment

Selection of sector trainers - Maintaining Respectful Workplaces

Consultations with equity-seeking groups across the country

Collection of training resources related to preventing and dealing with harassment

Development of Train-the-Trainer workshops

Creation of an HR tool on Workplace Harassment and Violence

RWA Website http://respectfulartsworkplaces.ca/

TALENT 2 LEAD – LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Mentorships for mid-career managers

2019

T2L regional gatherings of Cohorts 1, 2 and 3

T2L 3 – selection of 20 leaders from Indigenous, racialized communities and official language minority communities

2017-2018

T2L 2 – selection of 12 francophone and 12 anglophone leaders

2016

T2L 1 – selection of 18 leaders

T2L Web site https://www.talenttolead.ca/

CULTURAL MANAGEMENT AND MENTORING

2010

Managing and Mentoring - Website

Careers in Cultural Management (online)

Managing and MentoringWeb page

2009

National Compensation Study – 2009 Update, for Management and Administration in Not-for-Profit Arts Organizations (first study: 2003)

2005

Cultural Mentors

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

Mentorship Strategy for Managers and Administrators of Cultural Orgs

Cultural Managers

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

Feasibility Study on Certification of Cultural Managers

Management Skills for Artist-Run Centres handbook, with RCAAQ

2004

Creative Management Project: Good Practices Stories

2003

National survey of compensation for arts administrators and cultural managers

HR MANAGEMENT TOOLKIT ©

2018

HR Management Toolkit (Revised)

  • HR Management 101  - an overview
  • Job Descriptions
  • Recruitment
  • Benefits
  • Contracting with Independent Contractors
  • Managing Performance
  • Mentoring
  • Succession Planning
  • Workplace Harassment and Violence (New!)
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Termination of Employment
  • Best HR Practices in the Cultural Sector
  • Using Competency Charts and Profiles
  • Working with a Nonprofit Board

2017

HR Management Toolkit (Revised)

  • HR Management 101 - an overview
  • Job Descriptions
  • Mentoring (New!)
  • Recruitment
  • Benefits
  • Contracting with Independent Contractors
  • Managing Performance
  • Succession Planning (New!)
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Termination of Employment
  • Best Practices in the Cultural Sector
  • Working with a Nonprofit Board
  • Using Competency Charts and Profiles

2013

HR Management Tools (Available in ePub format)

  • An overview
  • Recruiting the right people
  • Job descriptions
  • Coaching, mentoring and succession planning
  • Dealing with challenge and conflict
  • Managing employee performance
  • Termination of employment
  • Benefits and retirement plans
  • Best practices in the cultural sector
  • Competencies for Cultural Managers (2012)
  • Working with a non-profit Board: Tips+ Tools for Cultural Managers (2012)

2007

Additions to the HR Management Tools

  • Using competency charts and profiles (New!)
  • Contracting with independent contractors (New!)

2003

The first 9 HR Management tools for organisations

  • >An HR Overview
  • Recruiting the right people
  • >Job descriptions
  • Coaching, mentoring and succession planning
  • Dealing with challenge and conflict
  • Managing employee performance
  • Termination of employment
  • Benefits and retirement plans
  • Best practices

YOUTH INTERNSHIPS

CHRC has successfully administered employment programs on behalf of both HRSDC and Canadian Heritage since 1994 (managing over $20 million) Since the beginning of the federal government’s youth employment programs, CHRC has been able to provide funding for cultural sector employers to create career-related work experiences for over 2,606 post-secondary graduates. CHRC’s internship programs have resulted in an average placement rate of 85%.

Agreements with the Department of Canadian Heritage and Employment and Social Development Canada:

2018-2019

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 226,000.00

2017-2018

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 226,000.00

2016-2017

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 176,000.00

2016-2017

HRSDC – Work Experience

$ 191,640.00

2014-2015

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 176,000.00

2015-2016

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 176,000.00

2012-2013

DCH National Arts Training Contribution

$ 174,312.00

2012-2013

HRSDC Sectoral Youth Career Focus

$ 331,010.00

2011-2012

DCH National Arts Training Contribution

$ 172,841.00

2011-2012

HRSDC Sectoral Youth Career Focus

$ 307,597.00

2010-2011

DCH National Arts Training Contribution

$ 172,675.00

2010-2011

HRSDC Sectoral Youth Career Focus

$ 488,410.00

2009-2010

DCH National Arts Training Contribution

$ 174,493.00

2009-2010

HRSDC Sectoral Youth Career Focus

$ 260,699.00

2008-2009

DCH National Arts Training Contribution

$ 164,478.00

2008-2009

HRSDC Sectoral Youth Career Focus

$ 243,231.00

2007-2008

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 168,813.00

2007-2008

HRSDC Mentoring Youth in Culture

$ 414,556.00

2006-2007

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 166,203.00

2006-2007

HRSDC Mentoring Youth in Culture

$ 413,679.00

2005-2006

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 164,897.00

2005-2006

HRSDC Mentoring Youth in Culture

$ 215,301.00

2004-2005

DCH YCW Building Careers in Heritage

$ 285,727.00

2004-2005

HRSDC Career Focus

$ 422,051.00

2003-2004

DCH YIP

$ 255,825.00

2003-2004

HRSDC YIP

$ 47,444.00

2003-2004

HRSDC Career Focus

$ 571,826.00

2002-2003

DCH YIP

$ 247,554.00

2002-2003

HRSDC YIP 03

$ 502,342.00

2002-2003

HRSDC YIP 02

$ 9,680.00

2002-2003

HRSDC YIP International

$ 736.00

2002-2003

HRSDC YIP

$ 142,235.00

2001-2002

DCH YIP

$ 314,657.00

2001-2002

HRSDC YIP 02

$ 456,133.00

2001-2002

HRSDC YIP International

$ 446,428.00

2001-2002

HRSDC YIP 99

$ 5,327.00

2000-2001

DCH YIP 00

$ 215,273.00

2000-2001

HRSDC YIP 00 International

$ 149,841.00

2000-2001

HRSDC YIP 99 International

$ 129,322.00

2000-2001

HRSDC YIP 97

$ 488,254.00

1999-2000

DCH YIP 98

$ 2,089.00

1999-2000

DCH YIP 99

$ 183,674.00

1999-2000

HRSDC YIP 99 International

$ 452,973.00

1999-2000

HRSDC YIP 99

$ 646,770.00

1999-2000

HRSDC YIP 97

$ 207.00

1998-1999

DCH YIP 97

$ 45,330.00

1998-1999

HRSDC NMP 21 - TIP 97

$ 322,738.00

1998-1999

HRSDC YST-2, YIP

$ 327,575.00

1998-1999

HRSDC Supplementary YIP EX

$ 466,274.00

1997-1998

DCH YIP 97

$ 27,804.00

1997-1998

HRSDC NMP 21 - TIP 97

$ 1,359,283.00

1997-1998

HRSDC NMP 12 - TIP 96

$ 645,595.00

1997-1998

HRSDC YST-2, YIP

$ 406,619.00

1996-1997

HRSDC NMP 12 - TIP 96

$ 2,491,743.00

1995-1996

HRSDC TIP

$ 1,422,902.00

1995-1996

HRSDC NMP

$ 789,589.00

1995-1996

HRSDC Supplementary TIP

$ 261,061.00

1994-1995

HRSDC Supplementary TIP

$ 810,179.00

THE ART OF MANAGING YOUR CAREER ©

2015

Workshops for Aboriginal artists: Resources developed include a Trainer’s Guide, a Participant’s Workbook and a slide presentation.

Train the Trainer Workshops for Aboriginal Trainers

Workshops for Nunavut artists (visual artists/craftspeople, performing artists and filmmakers): Resources developed include a Trainer’s Guide, a Participant’s Workbook and a slide presentation.

Eight discipline Enhancements updated to include Aboriginal content and references.

2014

Video explaining the five e-learning courses

2013

Five e-learning courses developed

Enhancements: in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, revision of TAMYC enhancements for writers, visual artists, craftspeople, musicians, filmmakers, dancers, digital media content creators.

2012

The Art of Managing Your Career: A Guide for the Canadian Artist and Self-Employed Cultural Worker (Updated to include Social Media)

2010

The Art of Managing Your Career Guide for post-secondary educators and trainers. The 16 course modules are designed for artists and cultural workers from all disciplines.

2009

The Art of Managing Your Career: A Guide for the Canadian Artist and Self-Employed Cultural Worker (First update)

The Artist as Entrepreneur is Grade 11 college preparation course material created by teachers for teachers.

2008

Four Toronto District School Board high schools (Vanier SS, Wexford Collegiate, Lawrence Park Collegiate and Sir Sandford Fleming Academy), worked together to develop an entrepreneurship course for their arts students. They drew on CHRC's The Art of Managing Your Career and its discipline enhancements, with the accompanying Teacher's Guide, for the course content.

 

High School Teacher's Guide – designed to assist instructors/teachers at the high school level in the delivery of basic principles in career planning, development and advancement in the arts and cultural industries. The 15 lesson plans are tied directly to TAMYC.

2007

AMYC Discipline Enhancements provide emerging self-employed artists and cultural workers with practical information to better manage their careers. Eight disciplines: crafts; dance and choreography; film and television; music and sound recording; digital media; theatre; visual arts; and writing.

2002

The Art of Managing Your Career an essential resource guide for self-employed artists and cultural workers

NATIONAL JOB BOARD

2013

www.cultureworks.ca

1998

Talent Gallery

Research

2019

CHRC releases 2019 Labour Market Information Study on the Cultural Sector

2018

CHRC undertakes a second Labour Market Information Study (LMI) of the Cultural Labour Force, updating the study spearheaded in 2010.

2017

2017 National Compensation Study – For Managerial and Administrative Positions in Not-for-Profit Arts Organizations

2014

As a member of the Cultural Statistics Strategy Consortium overseeing the Culture Satellite Account (CSA), CHRC is pleased to announce the release of the 1st Canadian Culture Satellite Account report.

2013

CHRC joins the Cultural Statistics Strategy Consortium which is overseeing the development of a Cultural Statistics Strategy including the setting up of a Culture Satellite Account.

2011

Culture 3.0: Impact of Emerging Digital Technologies on the Cultural Sector in Canada analyzes the impact of emerging digital technologies on human resources in the cultural sector from the perspectives of both employers and workers in each of the eight sub-sectors.

2010

Cultural HR Study 2010, conducted by the Conference Board of Canada, draws on the input of thousands of employers and workers from the entire cultural community in Broadcasting; Digital Media; Film and Television; Heritage; Live Performing Arts; Music and Sound Recording; Visual Arts and Crafts; and Writing and Publishing. This is the largest HR study ever undertaken on the cultural sector in Canada. It includes a Report on the Effect of the Recession on Canada’s Culture Sector (2009), HR Trends and Issues (2010) and a Labour Market Information Report for Canada’s Cultural Sector (2010)

Employment Insurance Special Benefits for Self-Employed People: The Impact on Artists and Cultural Workers. Self-employed Canadians are able to enroll in the Employment Insurance program and become eligible to receive these EI special benefits effective January 1, 2011: Maternity Benefits, Parental Benefits, Compassionate Care Benefits and Sickness Benefits. This report examines this new program to determine its relevance for the cultural community and the likelihood that freelance artists and other cultural workers will enroll.

2004

Building on Success Based on three years of research and consultation with artists and cultural workers from across the country, Building on Success analyses these three issues in terms of importance to the sector: Management, Career self-employment and Career-long learning.

Cultural Sector Fast Stats provides statistical overviews by sub-sector (Audio-Visual and Live Performing Arts, Heritage, Music and Sound Recording, Visual Arts and Crafts, and Writing and Publishing) based on 2001 Census data. These include not only demographic information but also sector observations that evoke a broader perspective. Fast Stats concludes with a strong recommendation for a renewal of the Survey of the Cultural Labour Force, following the last one undertaken over a decade ago.

2003

National Compensation Survey Deloitte & Touche carried out the survey under the direction of a Steering Committee and Advisory Committee that included representatives of arts organizations, and government and private funders. Over 230 respondents provided information on compensation and benefits, and on other human resource questions.

2002

Face of the Future covers four broad HR areas: employment status, recruitment and retention, access to training, and demand for new competencies. These were considered in relation to certain environmental issues, namely: new technologies, public policy, globalization and demographics.

EXPORT MARKETING

2013

Website updated

2009

The Art of Export Marketing of Cultural Products and Services - update

2005

Website created

 

Going Global: Introduction to Export Marketing

CHRC’s Facilitator Guide The Art of Export Marketing

2002

Export Marketing: Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

1996

Cultural Export Marketing training is identified as a learning priority in CHRC’s strategy plan 1997-1999

Workshops

  • Cross-country pilot workshops, 2003-2004
  • PEI Culture – Train the Trainer, 2009
  • Association des artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse -  Teaching network of Université Sainte Anne (36 hours of training). University level course content, 2009
  • Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec, 2007
  • Association of Cultural Industries Manitoba PD DAY, 2006
  • RESEAU Ontario (Presenters), 2006
  • Trade Routes - East Coast Music Association and Music NB, 2005
  • Vancouver Dance Centre, BC, 2005
  • For native community in Barrie, ON, 2005
  • For francophone community in Winnipeg, MB, 2005
  • CFTPA internship sessions, Fredericton, NB, 2005

Research

  • Final Report and Skills Analysis Chart, Cultural Enterprises International (Hurley & Watson), 1998
  • International Export Market Readiness, Cultural Enterprises International (Hurley & Watson), 1997
  • International Export Training Opportunities, Madeleine Bélanger, 1997
  • Initial Review of Training Programs available to the Cultural Sector in the Development of Export Marketing, G. Blais, 1997

HR FORUMS

2012

Building Bridges

2010

Going Forward in a Digital Era

2003

Strategy 21

2002

Culture Sector Symposium – a Sector/Educator Dialogue (BCPAS/Royal Roads University)

2000

Culture Sector Symposium – an Industry-University Dialogue (OPAS, CCCO)

2000

Skills = People, Performance and Profit

1999

Culture Works! Trends, Talent and Transition

1998

Soaring into the Future

1997

Let’s Get Interactive

COMPETENCY CHARTS AND PROFILE (User’s guide)

2013

Linking Competencies to Curriculum and Course Content:

A user’s guide for educators and trainers


BY DISCIPLINE

DIGITAL MEDIA

2018

Arts Futures summer seminar series provides arts-focused digital skills and strategy training.

2013

Towards a Career in Digital Media: High School Teacher's Guide

A12-lesson mini-course, intended to be integrated into existing curriculum, for grade 12 students in visual arts, language arts and computer science who are contemplating a career in the Digital Media industry.

Digital Media HR Tool kit

Interactive Digital Media Team competency chart

Competency profile for the Creation function

Competency profile for the Project Management function

Competency profile for the Business function

Training Gaps Analysis

Context Paper : Where Creativity Meets Technology in the Digital Economy

Starting a Digital Media Business: A Guide for Digital Media Entrepreneurs

The Art of Managing Your Career in New Media – Interactive Zone

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - New Media

2012

Project Management 101

2011

Project Management for Digital Media Producers – course content and workshop delivery

2010

Interzone: Careers in New Media (online)

Compendium of Hubs for Digital Media Content Creation

2009

Interactive Media Producers
Competency Chart, Profile and Training Gaps Analysis

2009 Digital Media Content Creation Technology Road Map

2008

Content Creation Technology Roadmap (Visioning Meeting)

2007

Convergence Media (Course content)

TAMYC Enhancement - New Media

2006

Content Creation National Roundtable

2005

New Media Content Creation meetings (cross-country)

2004

New Media Content Creation
Competency Chart and Profile

1999

New Media Skills Dialogue Roundtable

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

Research

  • Culture 3.0, Impact of Emerging Digital Technologies on HR in the Cultural Sector, 2011
  • New Media Content Creators, Training Needs and Gaps Analysis, Delvinia, 2004
  • New Media Freelance Content Creators Survey, Ekos, 2004
  • HR Challenges for Interactive Media Skills Requirements in Canada: A Research Needs Assessment, MMSG, 2000
  • HR needs in the New Media Industry, Ekos Research Associates, 1998
  • HR Issues and Challenges for Cultural Workers in the Multimedia/New Media Industry; Nancy C. Abell & L. Beccari, 1997

FILM AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING

2013

Revised TAMYC Enhancement – Film and Television

2012

Production Accounting 101

2011

Business Skills for Producers (course content, instructor’s guide & workshop delivery)

2010

From Shortwave to Widescreen: Careers in Film and Broadcasting (online)

National Overview of Safety Bulletins / Guidelines

Screen-based Media Training Database

2009

Film Set Etiquette (course content & workshop delivery)

Production Accounting for Film, Television and Digital Media (course content, instructor's guide & workshop delivery)

Film Set Safety Awareness (course content & workshop delivery)

2008

Below-the-Line Film and Television Workers

Training Gaps Analysis

Directors (Film and television)

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

Location Manager

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

National Roundtable: Below-the-Line Occupations

National Training Advisory Council

Producers (Film and television)

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

Showrunners

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

2007

Launch of Screen-based Media Training Database

TAMYC Enhancement Film and Television

2006

Convergence Media (course content)

Fast Forward: HR Strategy in Film and Television

National Film & Television Roundtable

Production Manager (Film and television)

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

2005

Documentary Directors and Producers

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

2004

Employment in Canadian Screen-based Media

(National Employment Study)

National HR Summit Film & Television

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

 

HERITAGE

(Archives, Libraries, Museums and Built Heritage)

2013

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Heritage

2010

The Art of Storytelling: Careers in Heritage (online)

2007

TAMYC Enhancement - Heritage

2006

Librarians and Library Technicians: Training Gaps Analysis

2004

Mapping the Work Force and Setting Strategic Priorities - Built Heritage

2002

Information Resources Management Specialists

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

2000

CHRC collaboration with ALARM (Alliance of Libraries, Archives and Records Management)

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

LIVE PERFORMING ARTS

2018-2019

Refer to Respectful Workplaces in the Arts (Cross-sectoral project)

2013

Meeting of the Live Performing Arts Caucus

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Dance and Choreography

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Theatre

2010

The Spotlight’s On! Careers in LPA (online)

Entertainment Riggers

Competency Chart & Profile with Proficiency Levels

General Stage Technicians

Competency Chart & Profile with Proficiency Levels

2007

Automation Technicians

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

Entertainment Riggers

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

Presenters

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

National Roundtable of Theatre Technicians and Educators

TAMYC Enhancement - Dance and Choreography

TAMYC Enhancement - Theatre

2006

 

General Stage Technicians

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

MUSIC & SOUND RECORDING

2016

HR Management Workshop for Music Industry

2013

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Music and Sound Recording

2012

Rights Management 101

2010

Now Hear This! Careers in Music & Sound Recording (online)

2009

Welcome to the Future: a Guide to Marketing Music in the New Economy course content and delivery

2008

Cross-country consultations re: National Training Strategy

Rights Management for the Music Industry course content

National Training Advisory Council for the Music Industry (NTAC)

The Business of Music: A National Training Strategy for Business Skills in the Music Industry

2007

Cross-country consultations re National Training Strategy

TAMYC Enhancement - Music and Sound Recording

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

Competency charts/profiles/training gaps analyses:

  • Booking agent (2008)
  • Recorded music production (2008)
  • Development, marketing, distribution (2008)
  • Music publishers (2007)
  • Presenters (2007)
  • Music artist manager (2006)
  • Record label manager (2006)

VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS

2018-2019

Refer to Respectful Workplaces in the Arts (Cross-sectoral project)

2013

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Crafts

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Visual Arts

2010

The Mind’s Eye: Careers in Visual Arts and Crafts (online)

2007

TAMYC Enhancement - Crafts

TAMYC Enhancement - Visual Arts

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

WRITING AND PUBLISHING

BOOKS AND MAGAZINES

2018-2019

Refer to Respectful Workplaces in the Arts (Cross-sectoral project)

2013

Revised TAMYC Enhancement - Writing

2010

Words on the Move - Careers in Writing and Publishing (online)

2007

TAMYC Enhancement - Writing

1998

Careers in Culture booklet

MAGAZINE PUBLISHING

2012

Development of 4 online courses = Editorial, Production, Advertising and Circulation

Guide to Best Practices for Canadian Publishing, Editing and Writing

2009

Cross-country meetings

2008 Canadian Magazine Industry Market Compensation Survey

BOOK PUBLISHING

2008

Book Marketing in an Online World

Roundtable of training offerings for book publishers & educators

2006

Magazine Publishing industry roundtable

2005

Book Publishers

Competency Chart / Profile / Training Gaps Analysis