Shaping Your future

Our team’s expertise is in guiding leaders to effective people solutions.

We bring years of experience in performance management, conflict resolution, training and development programs and work distribution. When you work with Humming Bee you get professional results through a less formal, results-oriented process that focusses on success for ALL your team members.

Who We Are

The Humming Bee is comprised of a team of diversely trained professionals who help optimize your team and organizational performance.


Our customized business transformation services are designed to increase employee engagement and optimize performance.

How We Do It

Contact us for a free consultation. We will provide you with a proposal outlining the risks and opportunities for your business.

Guiding Principles

Our Pillars


Good people are worth investing in. We put the best interests of your team first, not one individual.


The heart of the organization drives employee engagement. Everything starts here.


We always keep in mind the big picture and look for ways to reduce your risks and optimize your company's performance.


Does your work environment feel flat and boring? Let us show you how to bring your leadership's personality into the organization in a way that will inspire innovation.

our professionals

Meet the team


Cher is the founder of Humming Bee Inc. and has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Leadership. Cher's focus is on setting clear expectations for all team members through supporting leaders in the development of effective HR and communication programs. Through changes and challenges, there are opportunities. Cher can show you how to increase engagement and restructure workload to optimize performance.

Cher McArthur

Founder, Senior HR & Leadership Consultant
Rebekah Andres

Rebekah is a skilled professional with expertise in conflict management, mediation, governance, policy development and legal representation. She has worked in the areas of restorative justice, immigration law and board governance. Rebekah is a lifelong learner who thrives in environments where she learns from others and uses her skills to add value. In her spare time you can find Rebekah volunteering, hosting a dinner party or hiking, skiing and backcountry camping with her husband and two kids. Rebekah is no longer an industry lawyer, but understands organizational need for clear guidance to employees to set expectations and mitigate risk.

Rebekah Andres

HR & Policy Development Consultant
Bonnie Gerard

Bonnie is a motivational and accomplished communicator. She has a proven track record of working with all levels of an organization to research, develop and deliver measurable communications strategies and plans for internal and external audiences. For more than two decades, she has spearheaded and guided the creation and delivery of a broad spectrum of robust communications plans, tools, and tactics for leadership and stakeholder communications, employee engagement as well as change management and issues and crisis management. Her engaging approach to open and honest communication builds trust at all levels of the organization and increases understanding, engagement, productivity, and value to the business.

Bonnie Gerard

HR & Communications Consultant
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Alyssa is a professional Human Resources Coordinator with over 15 years' experience in customer service, accounting and HR support. She is passionate to continue her growth within the HR field and bring forward her expertise to support all requirements for our clients and internal team. Among her talents, she brings strong organizational and time management skills, recruitment, bookkeeping/payroll, and general HR support. When she isn’t managing her large scope of responsibilities, she can be found enjoying time fishing the Bow River and surrounding lakes, and spending time with family

Alyssa Coutts

HR Coordinator
Don Casemore

Don has 20+ years of HR leadership experience in a range of businesses. He has a proven track record in guiding sizeable teams and projects. Don brings knowledge and talent to his clients through experience in HR, Operations, Marketing, Logistics, and Finance. His core competencies include Strategic Business Planning, Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, Process Redesign & Change Management, Contingent Workforce Management, Project Management, Financial P&L Management, Team Building, and Leadership. Don’s achievements include starting up strategic workforce programs for two major Canadian employers with a combined workforce of 30,000+. He has been a keynote speaker at HR conferences in North America, is Procsci certified, university educated, and holds logistics certifications of PLOG and CITT.

Don Casemore

Senior HR Consultant

“I love watching team members identify with the importance of the work they do. Engaged teams perform better”

Cher McArthur, Founder & Senior Consultant - Humming Bee


We've got you covered

Humming Bee’s extended team includes specialists in various areas of HR to cover your needs from A to Z.


Finding the right balance and structure for compensation can be daunting. Our experts will analyze your existing setup and the market to ensure you are attracting and retaining the right people.


With so many options on the market, we do the legwork to find the most efficient benefits solution that works for your organization.

Diversity & Inclusion

Creating the right complement of employees is key to a robust culture. We will help structure your recruitment and retention practices for a diverse and inclusive environment.

Moving Forward

Untapped Potential

our changing world

Have you moved to a work from home environment or developed a hybrid program? Do you have policies and procedures in place to set clear expectations for your team members? The business landscape is constantly changing. Let Humming Bee help you navigate smoothly and efficiently.

Reduce Risk

From developing basic HR programs to conflict resolution and leadership coaching, Humming Bee helps you reduce risk and leverage strategic opportunities.

optimize your business

Do you have the right people in the right positions to maximize your business opportunities?

conflict can be good

Is there conflict in your workplace? Let us help you increase engagement and manage performance to maximize excellence and minimize issues and risks.

Where to start

Our Process


First Meeting

Help us get to know you, your business and your needs. We want to know your biggest pain points and how we can help you develop a road map for predictable success. Why is your business successful? What isn't working? What risks do you see for the future of your business? How quickly do you need support?


project scope

Together we will outline the work to be completed and ensure it captures all of your needs and deliverables. Regular checkins to redirect and refine any project or on-call work.


Work Delivery

Humming Bee consultants are available to support you from strategy and mapping through to completion. If you have team members who need support developing programs, we are happy to provide coaching and mentorship to empower your team and augment your existing expertise. We are also available to fully implement programs from inception to completion. Our customized approach provides you with options to best suit your business needs and budget.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our main practices include on-demand and project based services in Leadership, Human Resources, Communications, Business Optimization, and Change Management.

Specific HR  services offered are on-call Business Partner, HR Coordinator, recruitment, program development, employee engagement strategies and more.

Our goal is to simplify processes, not complicate them! If a system or process doesn’t work for you, we know you won’t follow them. Our customized solutions are developed with your business needs in mind.

Humming Bee is based in Calgary, Alberta, and has international clients as well as clients across Canada. We welcome the opportunity to work with diverse clients from around the world.

Within Canada we have strong knowledge of the diverse provincial HR legislation.

Following your free 30-minute consultation, we will provide a cost estimate based on the unique needs of your organization. Our fees are based on the level of expertise required to complete the work. Humming Bee has a team of consultants at different levels to match your needs.