Ilana Stern Certified Human Resource Leader (CHRL)
HR Advisory Services & Training
Ilana Stern is the Director, HR Advisory Services & Training at MaxPeople - a consulting firm specializing in HR Services, Training and Employment Law. A true extrovert, Ilana has always loved being around and helping people which is why she was drawn to a career in the Human Resources field. As someone who cares deeply about having an impact on people’s work lives, she is passionate about employee relations, training, development and leading complex workplace investigations. She is very practical and known to her clients and colleagues for being a problem solver. Prior to joining MaxPeople more than 7 years ago, Ilana gained broad HR experience over several years working in manufacturing, not-for-profit and retail industries. She has led training programs for employees of all levels as well as delivered keynote addresses on a variety of topics. An engaging facilitator, she enjoys interacting with participants while also passing on her knowledge and tips. Ilana has written extensive course materials for clients and is highly adept at using assessments such as MBTI to add value for those she works with. Ilana obtained a B.A. from York University, after which she earned a post-graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management from Seneca College. Ilana is also a Certified Human Resource Leader (CHRL) candidate with the Human Resources Professional Association. Ilana wholeheartedly believes in the MaxPeople mission and loves the consulting aspect of her role as it gives her the ability to truly have an impact with her clients. She is energetic and dedicated with a strong focus on cultivating deep relationships while implementing practical business solutions that contribute to organizational growth and success.