DIANE L. DEE
Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena. Diane’s background includes experience in Human Resources consulting and administration in corporate, government, consulting, and pro bono environments. Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting, LLC in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, Diane conducts webinars on a wide variety of HR topics for various compliance training firms across the country. Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR, SHRM-SCP, sHRBP, and HRPM® certification. Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.
Missteps in handling sensitive employee issues could result in your organization writing a check with a lot of zeros on it. How companies investigate potential harassment and bullying misconduct can affect your organization’s reputation as well as its bottom line. Cultural and generational diversity is changing the landscape of the US workforce. That diversity can become fuel for all types of litigation. Un..
Technology is rapidly changing the way organizations conduct business, and social media has become a dominant form of communication. The benefits of social media are obvious. Social media can act as a customer service tool allowing consumers to interact with businesses about their products and services. When successful, social media marketing campaigns can increase brand awareness. Yet despite this populari..
Employers often struggle with abuse and fraud of protected leaves such as those granted by the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and the Pregnancy Disability Leave Act (PDL). They feel uncertain how they can avoid complex leave issues while protecting their own financial and business needs. The overlap between these pieces of legislation is often confusing and s..
Having a strategic onboarding plan in place can dramatically impact your business. Investing in an onboarding process will help reduce turnover and increase new hire effectiveness. An onboarding program isn’t just or more than a routine checklist; it should be a comprehensive process that makes the new employee, as well as the company, confident they made the right choice and confident they can succeed in t..
Documentation is a crucial component of proper decision making with respect to an employee’s improvement or failure to improve performance, the need to take unfavorable action such as discipline or termination, proof that an employee deserves an available promotion or opportunity over other employees who are also eligible, justifying salary increases or decreases, or why the employee received no raise at al..
Recently, the Department of Justice has made moves that indicate its intent to enforce federal law in jurisdictions where marijuana has been legalized. Traditionally, many employers have had one-size-fits-all policies that have zero tolerance for any use of marijuana. Considering the wide variety of state laws and recent court cases, employers need to evaluate their own policies regarding the use of medical..
Participants in this webinar will learn about the three broad and overarching strategic objectives of the 2018-2022 EEOC strategic plan, outcome goals for each objective, and strategies of how to reach those goals.The EEOC enforces federal anti-discrimination laws that apply to hire, wages, and benefits. The EEOC has two roles: prevention of law violations in the form of outreach, education and assist..
The Web is an increasingly important resource in many aspects of life: education, employment, government, commerce, health care, recreation, and more. It is essential that the Web be accessible to provide equal access and equal opportunity to people with diverse abilities. The Web offers the possibility of unprecedented access to information and interaction for many people with disabilities. The accessibili..