Heidi Hauver, Director, Human Resources
Heidi is an experienced Human Resources leader in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. She is passionate about HR and has years of experience in multiple industries, including a decade in technology. Heidi loves her work and is driven to help others find their true calling. She strives to create positive, innovative and progressive HR programs that attract, retain and engage Pythian’s stellar employees. Her dedication has positioned Pythian as a world class employer.
Heidi holds Applied Management & Human Resource Management Certificates from Algonquin College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources & Labour Relations with Athabasca University. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and a Certified Coach Practitioner (CCP).
Heidi has been recognized as a top “Forty Under 40” by the Ottawa Business Journal and Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. Her awards include a VOscars for Best Volunteer in a Professional Field, an HR Summit Award and a Community Leadership Award from Athabasca University.
Under Heidi’s leadership, Pythian’s HR team has been recognized with a CATA Information Technology Strategic HR Leadership Award and an HIO Employer Excellence Award for Retention and Engagement. Pythian was also nominated for Halogen Vision’s Excellence in Talent Management Award.
Heidi’s recommended reading:
How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie
Stumbling on Happiness, by Daniel Todd Gilbert
Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell
When All You Have Is Hope, by Frank O’Dea
Delivering Happiness, by Tony Hsieh
Board of Directors, Volunteer Ottawa
Committee Member, Ottawa Integrated Local Labour Market Planning (OILLMP)
IT Sector Working Group, Hire Immigrants Ottawa
Career Mentor, Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)
Career Mentor, Ottawa Human Resources Professional Association (OHRPA)