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Human Resource Basics

This one-day seminar is intended to provide individuals with a broad overview of human resource issues confronting people in leadership capacities. The class will explore a range of personnel issues from developing job descriptions to selection and hiring practices. Participants will gain insight on supervisory issues such as discipline, training, evaluations and terminations. This session will review the key employment law issues and federal regulations such as discrimination and equal employment law practices impacting organizations. The issue of the importance of developing and maintaining effective policies to guide an organization will also be discussed. This class is important for anyone with supervisory responsibilities. Some of the areas to be covered include:

  • Understanding the importance of developing effective job descriptions
  • Conducting effective interviews, selecting and hiring the best candidate
  • Developing workable employee orientation programs
  • Policy manual do's and don'ts
  • Key to effective discipline
  • Understanding and reducing violence in the workplace
  • The pit falls of employee terminations
  • Discriminations and equal employment opportunity
  • Handling harassment in the workplace