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HR Basics for New HR Professionals

presented by SkillPath Seminars

Bring a trainer to your location to deliver this class for groups of 10 or more.

This LIVE, virtual workshop provides a comprehensive summary of the most important skills and knowledge new HR professionals need to ensure early success on the job.

Full Description

If you’re just starting out in Human Resources, you want to stay on top of what’s happening in the industry. And to that, you need a good grasp of HR fundamental principles and strategies. HR Basics for New HR Professionals is the perfect way for you to get up to speed in a hurry.

This LIVE, virtual workshop provides a comprehensive summary of the most important skills and knowledge new HR professionals need to ensure early success on the job. You’ll learn how to improve the communication skills that are crucial to your position, get acquainted with federal employment laws and review recruiting, hiring, onboarding and disciplinary considerations.

HRCI and SHRM Certified

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Learn communication skills crucial for HR professionals
  • Identify the key components needed for a legally sound employee handbook
  • Gain a basic understanding of key regulatory issues and federal employment laws
  • Describe records management considerations for HR
  • Discuss the legal liabilities of recruiting, hiring, firing and onboarding

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Program time: 3 hours

Session 1: Key Communication Skills HR Professionals Need

  • Discuss why clear and concise communication is critical to all HR professionals
  • Describe the key components of a clear, legally sound employee handbook
  • State best practices for communicating to new hires during onboarding
  • Explain how you can help employees fully understand their benefits

Session 2: Critical Laws That Impact HR

  • Discuss the purpose of common federal employment laws
  • Understand how key regulatory issues impact your workplace
  • List common, often costly HR oversights and how to best avoid them
  • Explain how exempt, nonexempt and contract workers differ from each other
  • Describe records management considerations for HR

Session 3: The Ins and Outs of Recruiting, Hiring and Firing

  • Summarize what can and can’t be asked when interviewing potential employees
  • State the steps for conducting formal counseling and disciplinary meetings
  • List ways to reduce your organization’s legal liabilities when terminating employees
  • Explain HR’s role in managing employee performance

SkillPath is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Who Should Attend

New HR Professionals

Additional Information

Training Provider: SkillPath Seminars

Course Topics: HR Management Training > HR Fundamentals

Training Course Summary: This LIVE, virtual workshop provides a comprehensive summary of the most important skills and knowledge new HR professionals need to ensure early success on the job.

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