Carolyn Watson

Carolyn Watson
Cwatson HR Consulting (external website)
English, French
Car­olyn is fueled by her pas­sion for human rela­tions and is the founder and vision­ary behind Wat­son HR Con­sult­ing. Dur­ing her stud­ies in psy­chol­o­gy at Uni­ver­si­ty of Monc­ton, she dis­cov­ered her true call­ing in human resources which led her to Toron­to to com­plete Human Resources Man­age­ment at Seneca Col­lege. She then gained valu­able HR expe­ri­ence while work­ing for promi­nent orga­ni­za­tions in both Toron­to and New Brunswick. Over time, she devel­oped a deep inter­est in HR coun­sel­ing and indi­vid­ual coach­ing and decid­ed to estab­lish her own com­pa­ny, lever­ag­ing her exper­tise to serve oth­ers. With a friend­ly and bilin­gual approach, Car­olyn guides man­agers and employ­ees through strate­gic HR con­sul­ta­tion, offer­ing per­son­al­ized ser­vices designed to empow­er lead­ers, inspire employ­ee per­for­mance and pro­vide valu­able tools for success.


  • Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning


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Hiring in Today's Virtual World

In this interactive virtual session Carolyn Watson, Virtual HR Specialist, will lead you through this workshop that is designed to help business owners and managers understand the importance and impact of making the right hiring choices. Participants will be exposed to practical tools and tips applicable to all types of hiring situations.

At the end of this interactive session you will:

  • Understand how to assess your recruitment needs in today's market
  • Explain strategy and techniques to attract the right candidates
  • Take away some tips to build an image to attract the very best
  • Understand interview techniques, tools and how to ask effective interview questions, including fact and reference checking
  • Employ proven selection tools to choose the right candidate
Coaching Your People Online and Beyond

Help your team members discover their potentialMentors, managers, supervisors and leaders, this two-hour online workshop will help you coach your people, to impact their day to day effectiveness and their career potential.  You will learn techniques to help you move beyond informal coaching-from-a-distance to a more focused and effective virtual approach. 

For example:

  • Build trust from a distance
  • Ask insightful questions
  • Identify cues in a virtual environment
  • Provide powerful feedback
  • Develop and strengthen desired performance and behaviors
Leading the People Side of Change

Managers, supervisors and leaders, are you faced with the challenge of leading a team during these uncertain times? This two-hour online workshop will give you techniques to help navigate! 


You will learn how to:

  • Inform and lead employees when you don't have all the information

  • Establish standards when priorities fluctuate

  • Deal with emotions while trying to move forward

  • Leverage employee skills to attain the best results.
Leading Your Team Online and Beyond

Virtual or not, effective teams are still relevant and important in the workplace today since they usually produce the best results. High performing teams usually exhibit accountability, purpose, cohesiveness and collaboration. Find out how you can lead your team at a distance during this workshop that will focus on the following: 

  • Identify different methods of managing team accountability
  • Review solid tactics for communicating better within a team
  • Identify strengths and opportunities for improvement
  • Develop an action plan that can be applied immediately

Carolyn Watson, CPHR is an experienced HR professional with over 20 years of delivering tailored HR services to inspire employee performance. She has helped organizations in the private, public and the not for profit sectors.

Team Engagement from a Distance

You will learn to use leadership techniques that engage employees to contribute more, adapt quickly to everyday changes and stress and maintain highly productive working relationships… all while working in from a distance! 

Being part of a productive team requires the ability to lead during these times of change while keeping employees engaged. This workshop will help participants develop their leadership skills to adapt to our changing workplace landscape. Find out how you can improve engagement within your team during this workshop that will focus on the following: 

  • Evaluate your own organizations health and resilience, plus new ways to lead
  • Use engagement strategies to effectively manage teams at a distance
  • Review ways to create trust and accountability
  • Identify opportunities to celebrate positive outcomes
  • Develop an action plan that can be applied immediately

Carolyn Watson, CPHR is an experienced HR professional with over 20 years of delivering tailored HR services to inspire employee performance. She has helped organizations in the private, public and the not for profit sectors.

Supervisor Series

This series of online classes is ideal for the new supervisor or anyone who wishes to sharpen their supervisory skills.

Participants will be able to apply leadership concepts and use them as points of discussion through real life scenarios. Each month we will introduce new concepts and activities to keep discussions dynamic. These online classes which will last 2 hours and will be offered once a month, will include simulations and monthly coaching from an HR Specialist and a Productivity Expert. 


Leadership 101: The Basics of Leadership today.

Explore the concept of Authentic Leadership through activities that will help identify your own leadership style. 

Setting Expectations and Managing Performance

Discuss best practices that ensure everyone across the organization is on the same page. Learn the differences between Coaching &Feedback while applying techniques for both approaches. 

Motivating Teams

No individual creates as much value alone as they do as part of a team. What motivates individuals to show up, on time and do a great job every day? Understanding those motivators is critical to increasing a team’s productivity and the value they create for their customers. 

Productivity for the Team

The word “productivity” is misunderstood. Many people work very hard every day yet are not as productive as they could be or should be. Most professionals are not trained in the field of operational excellence & improvement and therefore they are wasting precious hours each day and each week on non-value added work. This session will focus on what is value added for your teams and how to eliminate the waste. 

Managing Conflict

How to overcome the challenges of avoiding conflict and learn the steps in finding common ground. Discuss various approaches to effectively navigate through difficult conversations with confidence. 

Daily Management for Improvement

One of the most engaging tools for any team. This day will train the team on how to run efficient daily huddles (5-7 mins. It also includes the implementation of a visual management board which allows the team to always know the plan for the day and how they are doing (the score).