Maggie Irvine - DELEGATE
About my company
Since 1989, Puresource has been distributing natural health products to health food retailers in the Canadian market.
I chose this career path because
She chose this career path because she has always wanted to help people. She has been in human resources for more than 35 years. As a child, she always made herself available to help her father run his 14 businesses. her mother was on the regional board of education, where she served as chairman for more than 13 years.
I prepared for this career by
She prepared for her career by completing her high school education at Ontario Ladies College, and she received a certificate in business administration and human resources from Sheridan College.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
She has had to overcome many challenges, the greatest of which was her role as human resources manager with Hitachi, working with fantastic men.
My greatest strength(s)
Her greatest strength is the importance that she places on family. Another important business strength is her enjoyment of change and growth for the organization and its employees.
My greatest accomplishment to date
Her greatest professional accomplishment is that she is dependable. She is always there for others, and she is employee-oriented. She works to develop, implement and evaluate many programs for employees. She believes in artistic expression as a means to finding our truth as individuals, and she feels that the human body is a work of art.
My personal/professional goals
Her personal goal is to spend more time with family and her grandchildren. Her professional goal is to assist employees in making decisions that will facilitate their growth and betterment regarding career development.
What/Who has inspired me the most
She is inspired when she helps other people. She is also inspired to be working with Puresource-NOW Health Group Canada, which is blessed with a truly unique CEP, M. Chilvers, and a very encouraging management team. The parent company in the United States is fortunate to have the support of a very talented and gifted human resources director, Michelle Canada.
I most want to be known/remembered for
She wants to be remembered for life strategies coaching, which helps participants gain clarity, find purpose, reduce stress and eliminate anxiety and phobias.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
Golden Horseshoe Mustang Club; Autism Speaks Canada
I support the missions of these charities/volunteer my time
Autism Speaks Canada; Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis; Guelph Food Bank; Ontario Special Olympics; Ontario Breast Cancer Society; All Saints Anglican Church-Whitby
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
Dancing, canoeing, travel