Employee Experience Specialist Ashleigh Schafer is part of the Employee Experience team at Habanero, working to continually support and evolve Habanero as an exceptional workplace. This involves designing and delivering exceptional experiences for employees that support Habanero’s culture. Ashleigh is passionate about applying a human-centred design approach to creating impactful employee experiences in her focus areas of recruitment and hiring, onboarding, physical settings, EDI (equity, diversity and inclusion), technology and supporting internal and external communications.
Prior to joining the Habanero team, Ashleigh spent more than 7 years working within organizations in an administrative, accounting and communications capacity. As an HR practitioner in Ontario, Ashleigh is a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and currently working towards the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation. Ashleigh holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Entrepreneurship from the University of Victoria, a Communication Design certificate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design and the UBC Award of Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion from the University of British Columbia. Outside of work, Ashleigh enjoys playing sports, watching films, discovering music, volunteering and playing with her dog.
Change begins from deep inside a system, when a few people notice something they will no longer tolerate, or respond to a dream of what’s possible. We just have to find a few others who care about the same thing.
Margaret J. Wheatley