Welcome to the HR page!

We’ve listened to our members. We know HR is important to the success of any company. We will use this space to feature articles, tips, case studies, examples of policies to help our members.

Below you will see contributors such as Sunrise Kitchens, WMC, JobTalks and others.  Got an article suggestion or looking for information? Contact us at info@ckca.ca


CKCA’s Executive Director, Sandra Wood, interviews Amrita Bhogal (Sunrise Kitchens) in the January/February edition of Woodworking Canada Magazine.

Is HR keeping you up at night?  Think Kaizen.

Amrita Bhogal, HR Manager, Sunrise Kitchens, is an eager HR professional whose focus is to elevate people’s mindset and coach them to live a continuous improvement lifestyle. She has always had an entrepreneurial mindset and turned her passion for helping people she decided to pursue Human Resources in university. Nine months into her career she was introduced to the principles of Kaizen and since then adopted these principles in her life. Presently, she is educating the workforce at Sunrise Kitchens on learning to use Kaizen principles in daily tasks at work and at home.

Amrita believes in “educating people and providing them with the tools to achieve a growth mindset.”

HR insights from Amrita Bhogal will be posted here:

What values have you imprinted on your company? (March 2019) – Read article here.

Losing the new hire – Effective employee retention strategies (February 2019) – Read article here.

It’s your people that transform your materials – Change for the better! (January 2019) – Read article here.


The Wood Manufacturing Council is a non-profit corporation that works to bring together stakeholders in advanced wood processing to help collectively address human resource and skills development issues in the sector.

Women in Wood – Information and resources to encourage women into the profession.  Click here