3-hr Virtual Seminar: Auditing the Human Resource Function
August 21, 2013 - Palo Alto CA US
This 3-hr virtual seminar will cover areas where human resources should be especially vigilant in times of complex labor laws, changing environments and reorganization of the workforce. We will discuss “hot spots” and specific areas at risk to be sure they are addressed as well as new laws which must be followed, giving added advice to anticipate future needs and obligations. Why Should You Attend: This session will cover areas where human resources should be especially vigilant in times of complex labor laws, changing environments and reorganization of the workforce. Responsibility lies heavily on Human Resources professionals to avoid any action or inaction which might present problems or liability for an organization. They must also take proactive measures to assure their organization has equitable and effective management and the correct talent necessary to advance the organization and execute its business plan. The presentation will concentrate on “hot spots” to be sure they are addressed as well as new laws which must be followed, giving added advice to anticipate future needs and obligations. The presenter will detail specific areas at risk and provide preventative actions to eliminate or minimize problems or future liability. Learning Objective: To determine who is responsible for performing an HR Audit. To understand reasons for having periodic HR Audits. To learn key areas of an HR Audit and what should be covered. To understand how to use information gained through auditing your procedures and practices to build a stronger and better organization. Areas Covered in the Seminar: Determining responsibilities in Human Resources. Recordkeeping and employee files. Labor laws by company size. Selection and hiring; preventing adverse impact. Legal interviewing. The business case for diversity. Most common discrimination complaints and how to avoid them. Managing FMLA, ADA, Workers Compensation, COBRA, HIPAA and GINA. Addressing areas where multiple laws apply. Performance management programs that work. Measuring and documenting performance using your review system. Designing and implementing compensation policies and practices. Merit Pay and bonuses. Policies on promotions, transfers, layoffs and terminations. Coaching, counseling, discipline. Unemployment compensation. Training and development. Management succession planning. Knowledge transfer and procedural manuals. Employee relations and transparency: information employees should know. Handling confidential issues. Communicating change. Who Will Benefit: Vice Presidents, Directors, & Managers of Human Resources HR Administrators /Employment and Employee Relations Managers/ Recruiters Managers/Supervisors Auditors, Financial Managers and 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.