In today’s workplace, it is very important that employees feel valued and contribute to the performance process.Participants will learn the importance of effective performance evaluations, how to conduct them, how to engage employees in the process and how to handle difficult conversation during the process.Participants will be introduced to a simple solution when providing feedback- The CARE Approach.Learn..
This webinar is the first in a series of webinars on the topic: Policies and Procedures. Making sure that your company is structuring your HR policies to your company’s vision is paramount to the success or failure of your company’s business, therefore affecting the bottom line. This will be an overarching 1st look into what is required, also what should be implemented to stay in line with the Labor Departm..
Today, much work in organizations is organized as a project although it may not be called a project. Often, through years of downsizing, people with in-depth special knowledge in critical areas are no longer available. The work still needs to be performed when needed, so someone is assigned. Thinking about these special, periodic assignments as projects and applying the approaches of project management help..
This session will go over how to construct a balanced scorecard. We will cover how to survey the key deliverables for success, how to measure them, how to set standards, and how to assign values to each. The balanced scorecard is not new. However, not enough companies are using it.We will discuss using the balanced scorecard as a basis for a manager and executive bonus system. We will use an actual example ..
Employee handbooks have been a tool for Employers from small to large companies for several years. Many companies elect to have employee handbooks and utilize employee handbook templates that are provided online which we call “cookie cutter handbook” since they are created as a “one size fits all”. Unfortunately, employee handbooks can be a huge risk if not updated regularly, adapted to each company, reflec..
Meal and rest breaks laws continue to confound California employers with hourly-paid employees. Without a solid understanding of these specific requirements, your policies and procedures for your non-exempt employees can pose a substantial financial risk to your business.Employers, managers, supervisors, and human resources professionals should have a sound understanding of these laws so that they can commu..
The IRS and the Department of Labor allow electronic communications such as email and web-postings to satisfy ERISA disclosure requirements, but many administrators are not aware of the specific rules that apply to these disclosures. The Department of Labor and the IRS outline general requirements for electronic disclosure. First, the fiduciary must provide access instructions and the opportunity for a pape..
In this webinar, attendees will learn the difference between regular pay, gross pay and taxable gross, all of which may be different numbers! This can prepare the payroll team to respond to questions from employees who don’t understand their paychecks. We’ll discuss these questions: Do you know if any of your benefit plans are pretax? If you are in multiple states, are you aware of how each state regards Se..
The Webinar will discuss methods to ensure that workers classified as independent contractors are independent. With the push by the US Department of Labor to clamp down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors it is important for companies to make sure they have everyone classified correctly. Under the Affordable Care Act, many employers have thought about using independent contractors m..
The transition from Peer to Supervisor can be very difficult for most newly promoted supervisor. Many are not equipped with the tools to successfully transition. This session will equip the newly promoted supervisor with tools and techniques to communicate more effectively, gain trust, set boundaries, provide constructive feedback and motivate employees for results.Today’s workforce is experiencing high tur..
Human resources analytics is a very hot area in HR today. Many HR professionals think it is new but it has been employed since the 90’s. Basically, analytics is a combination of analysis and statistics and unlike metrics which are data from the past; analytics is the use of data to make predictions about the future. This webinar will detail how, with the right data and skills, an HR professional can:Make pr..
Workplaces have made progress towards LGBTQ equality yet LGBTQ workers still go to work every day with the fear that they might lose their jobs because of whom they love and who they are. There is no federal law protecting the LGB community from workplace discrimination and harassment. There is confusion among organizations as to whether the federal civil rights law Title VII protects gay, lesbian, and bise..
Whether people sit and work side by side or have to collaborate from thousands of miles away, there will be misunderstandings, hurt feelings and conflict. In this course we are going to explore some of the multiple reasons for conflict and look at appropriate interventions and solutions to solve them. Some conflict is simple to resolve, just some understanding of the impact your behaviour has on other. Othe..
Once an employee punches in, it is not just the start of their day – but also the start of an employer’s review for wage & hour compliance. Non-exempt or hourly employees are subject to and required to be given different meal breaks, rest periods, and compensation for things like travel time. This webinar gives employers the rules and regulations that need to be followed and also offers tips and techniq..
According to the US Dept of Labor, the new Exempt/Non-Exempt worker rules will result in the following:Workers directly affected. 4.2 million salaried workers will be affected by this rule based on their salaries. These workers are currently ineligible for overtime. The Department estimates that most of them (4.1 million) will become eligible for overtime when they work more than 40 hours (i.e., they will b..