How to Document Employee Discussions and Why That is Important
Michael D. Haberman is a consultant, speaker, writer, and teacher. He is President of Omega HR Consulting, a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings 35+ years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a Master's in HR and is certified as a Senior HR professional. He has over 18 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation.
Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog found at OmegaHRConsulting.com , which has been recognized as top human resources related blogs. He has also been named a top Digital Influencer in Human Resources.
Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert and as an HR futurist. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations, and business based civic clubs. He has presented numerous webinars on various HR related issues.
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At this session, which will provide participants the information needed to be better able to document employee discussions and defend the organization from losses incurred due to poor documentation practices.
- How and why documentation is good
o Meets the legal requirements of Federal statutes
o Provides a record of interactions with employees in order to provide better recall of what was said and done
o It helps knowledge retention. You do not need to have the original parties to have a recollection of the event or conversation
o Provides the legal documentation needed to defend the company in a lawsuit
- We will talk about how documentation will get you in trouble
- What is necessary for good documentation
- We will talk about what tools can be used
- With this information, you will be better able to defend the organization from loses incurred due to poor documentation practices
Course Level - Basic to Intermediate
Who Should Attend
- Office Managers
- HR Managers
- Business Owners
Why Should Attend
The Federal government requires a lot of documentation from employers as a requirement of many of the laws. Protecting companies from lawsuits also require a great deal of documentation. Lastly, good human resources practices also require a good deal of documentation. Learn how to do it correctly.