HR Assistant I

Class Summary

When received early-on in an individual’s career, a solid overview of the HR environment can eliminate a costly trial-and-error approach.  In this comprehensive one-day program, participants will learn all they need to know to get off on the right foot in their new role.

PSL137 6.0 0.50 0.53
One 8-hour session
Ginny McMinn

Individuals who are new to their support role in human resources or who have been on the job for a while but would like the benefit of formal HR training.

  • Enhance job performance by understanding the purpose, direction, and legal constraints of the HR function.
  • Gain confidence, productivity, and work satisfaction.
  • Make a valuable support contribution to the organization in your HR support role.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand and outline the typical roles, responsibilities, structures, and activities of HR–and where you fit in.
  • Explain how to avoid violating legal, policy, or ethical guidelines.
  • Describe the many aspects of the total HR function, including strategy and responsibility to the organization.
  • Establish the knowledge base necessary to begin building a career in HR.

1. Overview of HR roles and technical function areas

2. HR Law Overview

  • Pay, timekeeping, recordkeeping, and retention
  • Discrimination
  • Safety
  • Leave and other time off
  • Discipline and termination

3. Recruiting and staffing

4. Orientation and training

5. Performance management

6. Rewards and compensation

7. Employee relations

8. Effectiveness and metrics

9. HR career considerations