HR 101 for New Managers and Supervisors
Employees are the lifeblood of most companies and they often determine whether companies thrive or whither on the vine. And as managers, leaders, and HR professionals we are expected to know and apply the alphabet soup of federal and state laws (ADA, FMLA, Title 7, EEOC, AA, etc…..) In this case, what you don’t know really can hurt you and as employers and managers we are expected to at least know the basics. Our goal with is webinar is to demystify and make sense out of the many pieces of the puzzle.
HR 101 is just that – a 5000 foot view of the key HR components that you need to know. We will make it concise, understandable, and practical so that you have enough information to help keep you out of trouble. This program is jam packed with information plus we provide a number of handouts that will provide additional guidance after the program.
What we will cover:
HR’s role in mission and strategy
Key anti-discrimination laws & protected classes
Meaning of disparate treatment and adverse impact
Rights employers DO have
Recruiting and behavioral based interviewing
Importance of goodness of fit in employee selection
Onboarding basics and the 4 C’s of onboarding
Key considerations in managing employees
Seven steps to employee recognition
Basics of Employment at Will
Five considerations in determining just cause
Progressive discipline and why you might not want it
Seven steps to effective corrective action
Twelve parts of disciplinary documentation
What to know in disciplining employees
The basics of sexual harassment and how to stay out of trouble
What is quid pro quo and hostile working environment
Essentials of the FMLA – what it is, who is covered, 6 things to remember
Essentials of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADAAA)
Reasonable accommodation and interactive discussion basics
What you need to know about wage and hour
Independent contractor, exempt and nonexempt employees
Seven reasons for having employee handbooks and six tips
Wes Pruett is owner of HR Advisors LLC, a consulting practice that provides service to clients who seek to align their business and employees creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 20 years in senior leadership within the Mayo Health System he founded HR Advisors. Mr. Pruett provides solutions to companies for a wide variety of HR issues including compensation, compliance, policy development, performance management, and employee relations. Mr. Pruett regularly facili... View Full Profile
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