New to HR? Recently been asked to take on greater HR responsibilities?
This course will swiftly get you up to speed on all aspects of HR — from legal and compliance issues to hiring and firing, benefits administration, records maintenance and more!
In just one intensive day of training, you'll learn …
- An HR overview on FLSA, EEO, FMLA, ADA and more
- Benefits essentials covering the basics of workers' comp, FMLA and COBRA
- Recordkeeping 101: what to keep, how long to keep it, what to toss and who has access
- Best practices to establish employees' confidence and earn respect
- Strategies for employee coaching, counseling and discipline
- Critical, need-to-know legal info about hiring and firing
Laws and Practices that Comply: How to Stay on Top of Federal Rulesand Regulations
- The laws every HR professional should know regarding FLSA, EEO, OSHA, FMLA, ADA and HIPAA
- Smart practices to keep your organization out of legal trouble and minimize liability
- Are your current practices legally sound? How to troubleshoot potential legal hot spots and avoid the courtroom
- The employee manual — rules for must-have content (and guidelines on what to leave out!)
- Tips for educating employees on written — and unwritten — company policies
- The training every employee must receive to ensure safe and legal procedures within your organization
Safe Hiring and Firing Practices: Critical Legal Issues for All HR Professionals
- Legal Hiring Practices: What you may and may not ask in an interview (and why)
- Interview questions and techniques that will yield the best hires
- Before you make the offer — a checklist of steps every HR professional must take before hiring
- References, background checks and drug tests — the legally safe way to get the information you need
- The essentials for coaching, counseling and disciplining employees
- How to conduct an effective, motivating, legally sound performance review
- Guidelines for legal termination of an employee
- Legally correct documentation and how long to keep information in the employee file
Benefits Administration: Policies and Procedures to Help You Help Your Employees
- Benefits essentials such as workers’ compensation, FMLA and COBRA
- Types of benefits and how to educate employees on their eligibility
- Training methods to familiarize your employees with available benefits so they’ll understand and participate
- Know the differences between exempt and non-exempt classifications, and wage and hour basics
- Types of signage you must display in your business and why
- Steps to take when benefits change, for the better or the worse
- Ways to get employees to see the HR department as a positive resource
Record Keeping and Records Retention: How to Create an Efficient, Effective and Legally Compliant Program
- A list of employee records you must have access to at all times
- Records the government requires and how to prepare for an audit
- Employee files: What goes in, what stays out and who has access
- Pre-employment and employment records you must keep under the EEOC
- Confidentiality and the HR function — best practices of human resources professionals
- Storage methods for keeping confidential records safe and secure
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