Human Resources 101
November 6 - 7, 2013
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The critically acclaimed business seminar is a 2-day program that provides an opportunity to gain the legal knowledge and practical skills to help individuals new to the HR field. The program is paced for anyone with new HR responsibilities including non-HR Managers and Supervisors, Department Secretaries, Administrators with HR responsibilities, Administrative Assistants, or anyone who has an interest in gaining HR knowledge and skills. Benefits include:
- Gain a thorough understanding of accepted HR policies and procedures and employment law.
- Acquire tools to protect your organization from serious risk.
- Develop skills that will increase your value to your department and organization .
This 2-day program provides proven, practical applied employment law and effective HR practice education that quickly provides the tools you need in a format you can relate to. We've organized this course to give you what you've been looking for--clear, concise information that gives you the practical do's and don'ts of smart employee management. In a few enjoyable hours, you'll not only know the steps that help keep an employer out of trouble, you'll understand why best practice makes sense.
Day One: The Layperson's Short Course on Applied Employment Law
- The Legal Arena and the Evolution of Employment Law
- Employment-at-will and Its Exception
- Discrimination - What It Is, What It Is Not
- The Do's and Dont's of Interviews, Ads, Applications and Offers
- The Alphabet Soup of HR - From the VII to FMLA
- Expressed & Implied Contracts and Their Impact on Employment-at-will Case Law, Civil Law and Burden of Proof
- Performance Improvement, Disciplinary Action and Risk Management
- Sexual Harassment
- Defamation & False Light; Avoiding the Tarnished Reputation
- Termination: The Art of Parting Gracefully
- Record Keeping 101 - A Strategy to Provide Notice
- Exempt and Non-Exempt Designations and Their Impact
- The How and Why of Effective Investigations
- Strategies for Avoiding Invasion of Privacy
Day Two: Understanding the Process of Effective HR Practice
- The Business Process & Business Cycles - How They Impact a Company's HR Needs
- The Evolution of the HR Profession
- An Overview of Core HR Competencies
- Relationship Development - Strategies for Providing "Valued" Value
- Recruiting and Retention
- Compensation and Benefit Issues & Answers
- Training & Development
- Record Keeping - An Outline of What to Keep and Commonly Accepted Record Retention Strategy
- Risk Management - Policy, Safety and Fairness
About the Speaker
JIM VANCE, PE, SPHR
is a former HR Director who came from an engineering and operations background. He has worked for Fortune 100 companies as well as small business and has managed line operations. He has supervised office staff, as well as production crews. He is a former top presenter for a national seminar company who has addressed business audiences in over thirty states. He is president of Advanced Business Resources, a Houston-based management and communications training company, and draws on his experience to bring life, humor and realism to this important subject.
Payment is due before seminar. No POs or requests for invoicing can be honored. Checks should be made payable and mailed (to be received no later than 7 days prior to the start of the class) to:
4100 Spring Valley Road, Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75244
214.631.4533 - Fax
IMPORTANT: Advance reservations with payment are required.To receive cancellation credit, you must fax your cancellation request to DallasHR (214.631.4533) no later than 7 days prior to the start of the class. There will be no refund if cancellation is received within 7 days of the start of the class. Payment will be required for advance reservations made but not kept, unless canceled by the registration deadline.