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Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 10:42 AM


Register Online For This February 28th Webinar "Open to the Public"

Why Should You Attend:

This 3-hour HR compliance course provides information and techniques for handling human resources practices legally and effectively. Beginning with an overall audit of human resources practices, this webinar covers overall legal requirements, employment policies, employee record maintenance, employment practices, performance management, discipline and terminations. Each section will give proactive measures and best practices to assure the organization has equitable and effective human resource management.

Learning Objectives:

To learn key areas of an HR Audit, what should be covered and how it should be managed
To comply with the laws and regulations governing human resources administration
To understand HR record-keeping obligations and responsibilities
To create, communicate and establish effective and legal policies
To build a stronger and better organization with information gained through auditing your HR procedures and practices

Areas Covered in the Seminar:

Module 1: HR Risk Assessment

This session covers auditing human resources practices for compliance and identifying and addressing areas that may not comply with applicable laws and/or company policy.

Staffing the Organization
Legal Postings
Salary Administration
Payroll and Taxes
Orientation, Training and Development
Employee Relations and Communications
Record Maintenance

Module 2: Recordkeeping, Retention and Destruction of Records

This session reviews where and how long records should be kept and when and how they should be destroyed in order to stay in compliance.

Where Records Should Be Kept
What Belongs in a Personnel File
Legal Records
Payroll and Taxes
Back- up Systems
Documenting Oral and Electronic Communications
Critical Incidence Files
Record Maintenance
Security of Files
Archive Methods

Module 3: Selecting and Administering Employment Policies

This session gives an overview of what policies should be included in a company policy manual and how they are communicated and updated.

Basic Policies
Legal Policies
Company Mission/Vision/Values
Specific Policies For Type of Business/Organization
Relationships – Employer, Employees, Public
Communicating and Administering Policy Fairly and Consistently
Sign-Off Statements
Rights of Employer and Employee

Module 4: Legal Interviewing and Hiring Practices

This session covers the interviewing and selection process from the perspective of compliance to applicable employment laws as well as making the best choices for your organization.

Writing Legal Employment Ads
Setting Specifications and Competencies Required for Positions
Questions You May Ask and Questions that Are Illegal
Behavior-Based and Competency-Based Interviewing Techniques
Candidate Evaluation
Affirmative Action Plan Goals and Measuring “Adverse Impact”
References and Background Checks
Additional Information Obtained after the Employment Offer

Module 5: Performance Management

This session covers performance evaluation methods and techniques to assess employee performance, write an evaluation, set goals and standards and conduct a performance evaluation interview.

Setting Performance Criteria and Standards
Legally Writing and Conducting Performance Reviews
Coaching the Best Performance from Employees
Setting Goals and Plans for Improvement
Adding Value to Both Employer and Employee through Performance Evaluation

Module 6: Documenting and Handling Disciplinary Actions and Terminations

This session covers discipline policies, standards of conduct, and the process of counseling and progressive discipline, up to and including termination. It will also cover performance improvement plans and monitoring progress and the legal aspects of discipline and discharge.

Effective Counseling and Discipline Policies
Objectives of Discipline
Documentation of Substandard Performance and Inappropriate Behavior
Standards of Conduct and Consequences of Not Following Them
Tracking Performance and Documenting Results
Coaching and Counseling Employees
Performance Improvement Plans
Determining when Termination Is Necessary and Handling Termination

Who Will Benefit:

Vice Presidents, Directors, & Managers of Human Resources
Employment Managers
Employee Relations Professionals
Chief Talent Officers
HR Coordinators/Supervisors
HR Administrators
HR Analysts

Instructor Profile:
Marna Hayden, is founder and president of Hayden Resources Inc. She has 30+ years in the field of human resource management and is certified as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR). Hayden Resources Inc. provides management and human resources consulting and outsourcing services to small businesses and nonprofits, and specialized services and training to larger organizations. Hayden has held senior offices in the banking, retail, and service industries and is an adjunct faculty member for DeSales University.

• Location: Manhattan, Nationwide

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