• Human Resources Advisory

    We believe that people are the core of an organization. Whether you need
    advice on a particular issue and/or situation, or are looking to retain
    Potentia HR on a monthly basis to help drive business results and
    integrate progressive Human Resource and leadership practices
    into your organization, we are here to help.

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  • Human Resources Mentorship

    Mentorship is an exceptional way to stretch – and reach your potential.
    We are here to help, and take a coaching approach to mentorship.

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  • Personal Development Coaching

    We are very focused on ensuring that the topic of conversation
    is centered around the coachee and their experience.

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  • Employee
    (People) Engagement

    We pride ourselves on helping organizations build practices
    that result in a positive culture, a mentally healthy workplace,
    and provide an overall exceptional employee experience.

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Welcome to Potentia

“Potentia” – meaning “Power”, is the Latin root word for “Potential”. Potentia Human Resources and Engagement Consulting has one priority. Helping people, and organizations, reach their full potential through the power of possibility. Dream what is possible…engage your people, realize results.
What we know, is that when you put people first and invest in their development, your business will thrive. Decreased turnover, increased employee engagement and productivity, heightened business performance, innovation, growth, an increase in profitability, and the list goes on...

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We Love What We Do

Its our mission to help people, and organizations, reach their full potential through the POWER of possibility.
Dream what is possible. Engage your people. Realize results.

Meet The Team

With over 30 years of management, operations and strategic human resource experience in many sectors including professional services, health care, manufacturing, hospitality and non-for-profit, you can count on us to take a progressive and innovative approach to people and culture; your organizations greatest resource.

Happy Clients

Don’t take our word for it. See what our clients are saying about us!

We brought Tanja in from a consulting and best practices perspective during a season of transition in our Talent department. She did not need long to get up to speed with our realities, and was very helpful in fulfilling urgent needs, and longer range blueprint requests. She has a very friendly demeanour, combined with a get it done mindset. I would recommend engaging Tanja's years of HR experience for your organization needs.

Mike Penninga(Manager Training and Development, Refresh Financial)

I relied on Tanja for career development coaching for the better part of 2 years, during which time she listened to the challenges that I was facing, helped me identify career development strategies, and coached me through their execution. Her coaching assisted me in re-organizing priorities within my personal and professional life, focused my training and development priorities which have led to more free time at home and a promotion at work.

Mark Roberts(Project Manager, City of West Kelowna)

  • We brought Tanja in from a consulting and best practices perspective during a season of transition in our Talent department. She did not need long to get up to speed with our realities, and was very helpful in fulfilling urgent needs, and longer range blueprint requests. She has a very friendly demeanour, combined with a get it done mindset. I would recommend engaging Tanja's years of HR experience for your organization needs.

    Mike Penninga(Manager Training and Development, Refresh Financial)

  • I relied on Tanja for career development coaching for the better part of 2 years, during which time she listened to the challenges that I was facing, helped me identify career development strategies, and coached me through their execution. Her coaching assisted me in re-organizing priorities within my personal and professional life, focused my training and development priorities which have led to more free time at home and a promotion at work.

    Mark Roberts(Project Manager, City of West Kelowna)

  • I met Tanja as a student in the Master of Management program at UBC in 2017. She was tasked with individual leadership coaching and instructing career development portions of the program. Tanja posed the right questions at the right time to support me in making tough decisions. I have been able to look at challenges in a constructive way and my confidence has grown because of her guidance. I have improved at handling difficult conversations with the tools Tanja has taught me.

    Dorrie Fasick(Student, Master of Management program at UBC Okanagan)

  • Tanja provided excellent guidance and support during an employee transition and new hire. Her assessments and follow up were detailed and helped us make the appropriate decisions.

    Maureen Brown(Practice Coordinator, Okanagan Denstistry)

  • Being an entrepreneur, I was looking for a coaching style which can allow me to grow in all aspects of life. Tanja's coaching style is both unique and effective in identifying ones strengths and potential areas of improvement. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone that is looking for personal and or professional development.

    Manik Dhir(President, Epitome Holdings Inc.)

  • Tanja facilitated our team retreat and did an incredible job of creating an engaging fun yet professional atmosphere. She has the ability to connect with each individual member of the team while teasing out big, important concepts and issues. Before the session, Tanja took the time to get to know the needs of our team and what we wanted to accomplish at the retreat. She designed and delivered a thoughtful, well-received retreat that will help our team succeed in the coming year. If you are looking for an accomplished, caring facilitator, I highly recommend Tanja.

    Deanna Roberts(Director, College of Graduate Studies, University of British Columbia)

  • Working alongside Tanja as a candidate for a potential job has been a very positive experience. Tanja was easily accessible throughout the process and a pleasure to work with. I always felt like I was in good hands. Tanja is easy to work with and extremely knowledgeable in her field of HR.

    Pierre Piche(Regional Sales Director)

  • Tanja is a thorough professional to work along. She is an expert in her domain. She helped me to set up an organisation . She helped us to navigate the landscape, build our HR practices and processes. She is focused detail oriented, out of box thinker and most importantly fun to work with.

    Jasbir Singh Dhillon(Country Director, IPMC Smart Technologies Inc.)

  • I am proud to recommend Tanja and Potentia HR! Through coaching she encouraged me to speak up and show how the role of HR was much more than an administrative position. She was a big supporter and brought new ideas from her experience to programs I was working on including performance management and building a coaching culture with our leaders. Tanja was always willing to share her vast knowledge and her resources. Through our time working together she showed a passion for Human Resources that was contagious. I am thankful for the mentor/mentee time we shared together and we now have her involved in providing coaching to our leadership as well as engaging our team in various workshops.

    Gena Prangnell(People & Culture, Capri CMW)

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