Everything About the W-4 Form You Need to Know
On May 31, 2019, the IRS released a draft of the 2020 W-4 form for the payroll and tax community to review. This webinar will prepare the payroll professional to understand the changes to the Form W-4 for 2020 and to review the recently released final of the 2020 W-4 Form. Before changes, the Form W-4 was a critical form that all companies have to obtain from employees and has had special processing require..
Attitude is Everything
It can be difficult to maintain a positive attitude when dealing with stressful situations and pressing deadlines, but choosing to do so can play a big role in career success and stress reduction.Attitude, whether it is positive or negative, can be contagious. A positive one motivates others, reduces stress, increases quality and productivity, creates teamwork and encourages creative thinking. Your team mem..
Managing a Union Workforce
Directors and Managers today are continually challenged in managing their union workforce. It remains extremely important for them to have and utilize their available tools and learn new tools, in order to effectively manage their employees. The information presented in this webinar will save time and money for your organization, as managers will perform more effectively, as they embrace positive employee a..
Strategic Interviewing and Selection: Getting the Right Talent on Your Team in This Tight Labor Market
The effectiveness of the Recruiting, Interviewing and Selection process can be no greater than the quality of the interviews themselves. Interviewers need to know how to follow a proven methodology for obtaining relevant information from applicants and properly assessing it. Interviewers need to know what to look for and how to gain that information. The objective of an interview is to identify candidates w..
Effectively Controlling Conflict At Work: Practical Strategies To Confidently Resolve Conflict In the Early Stages
Do you ever feel trapped in a seemingly unresolvable conflict? Do you approach conflict assertively or do you go out of your way to avoid conflict?You work in a complex and ever-evolving workplace. Conflict is a natural result of people having different points of view, values, and beliefs. When left unaddressed, workplace conflict can lead to increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, resentment, ho..
Supervisor Accountability and Responsibility for Employee Safety and Health
Running any business enterprise is tough enough on a good day. There are about 32.5 million small businesses in the US, which account for 99.9 percent of all US businesses (SBA, 2021). The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as a firm that has fewer than 500 employees. This metric will be the focus of our discussion. And that’s a big number How a business or organization approaches ..
10 Essential Team Needs As We Move Past Crisis and Business Disruption
Many of our teams were having difficulty coping with stress and were facing burnout and mental health challenges long before COVID-19 came along. Through COVID-19 we are seeing that their stress is heightened even further, and our teams and colleagues will continue to be at risk. Research shows that failing to meet the essential needs of your team will result in burnout, mental health challenges, increased ..
2023 EEOC and Employers: Investigating Claims of Harassment and Discrimination
Organizations have legal and moral responsibilities to support diversity in their workplaces and to ensure compliance with all equal employment opportunity rules and regulations. Unfortunately, workplaces have not always been welcoming to women and minorities, and many people have faced prejudicial behavior when seeking employment or while on the job.While laws like the Civil Rights Act of 1964 have improve..
5S or 7S Lean Manufacturing and Workplace Organization – What Happened to 6S?
5S began as part of the Toyota Production System (TPS), the manufacturing method begun by leaders at the Toyota Motor Company in the early and mid-20th century. This system, often referred to as Lean Manufacturing in the West, aims to increase the value of products or services for customers. This is often accomplished by finding and eliminating waste from production processes. The term 5S comes from five Ja..
Access Point Case Management: Managing Your Routes of Entry While Maintaining Compliance with the 2-Midnight Rule
In this webinar we will explore the unique roles of the ED and admitting office and transfer center case managers and social workers and how an initial assessment and clinical review can better ensure that patient are placed in the correct setting right from the get-go. We will review the 2-midnight rule and the part that case management plays in managing it. This can better ensure a reduction in use of Con..
Accounting for Managers
Managers need to assess the financial health of their department and also submit budgets. This requires a basic knowledge of accounting and budgeting. Most managers (especially first-time managers) lack this knowledge and are forced to learn it on the fly. The Accounting EquationUnderstanding the Profit/Loss Statement and Balance SheetBank ReconciliationsAccounting SoftwareBudgeting BasicsFixed vs Variable ..
Accounts Payables Internal Controls Best Practices in a Paperless Environment
We operate in a paperless environment. Internal controls are more critical in a paperless environment. During COVID-19 companies have deployed employee in remote locations. This “work from anywhere” WFA environment makes internal controls more difficult as events and activities are not performed in central locations. We must rely on technology to combine them to a central platform. Accounts payable is movin..
AML Model Validation
According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), “banking organizations should conduct a periodic review-at least annually but more frequently if warranted-of each model to determine it is working as intended and if the existing activities are sufficient.” This has become known in the industry as a model validation, system validation, independent verification and validation (IVV), or just v..
Analyzing Financial Statements
You will learn all about how to start the analysis process, how the FASB and SEC operate together and where you can find audited financial statements and how to retrieve them. We will cover auditor’s opinions and what they mean. We will discuss the objectives of analysis management, learn tools and techniques such as common sizing financial statements and trend analysis. We will cover the five categories of..
Anti-Kickback, Fraud, Stark, and Marketing - Where are the Landmines?
This webinar will provide an in-depth understanding of the Federal False Claims Act, Federal Anti-Kickback and Stark laws, and discuss how marketing activities can trigger either or both. It will also provide the basic building blocks you will need to develop and maintain your company’s precious commodity, your reputation and eliminate exposure to fraud charges based on marketing practices. It will also cov..