HR Assistant II

Class Summary

As support individuals become more established in the HR field, training in the larger issues and trends is helpful.  In this one-day program participants will be introduced to concepts and skills that will further increase their value to the department and the organization.

PSL138 6.0 0.50 0.53
One 8-hour session
Ginny McMinn

More established HR support professionals who would like a broader understanding of the HR function.

  • Contribute ideas and processes that work by understanding the department’s needs.
  • Avoid organization and personal liability by understanding the HR function, along with its issues and constraints.
  • Represent HR effectively to the organization and its employees.
  • Gain confidence, productivity, and job satisfaction at work.
  • Build a solid base for a career in HR.

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

  • Explain your job functions and other HR responsibilities, including how to set goals and measure effectiveness.
  • Apply legal, ethical, and policy constraints to typical HR issues and concerns.
  • Discuss current trends in HR technical specialties, as well as compliance “hot buttons.”
  • Develop resources and networks to support your career.

1. HR: Its past, present, and future

2. HR law review

  • Compliance issues with pay, timekeeping, recordkeeping, and retention
  • Avoiding claims of discrimination
  • Most common OSHA violations
  • Issues in the administration of time off
  • Concerns with discipline and termination

3. Best practices in HR: Plan, implement, and measure in HR

  • Recruiting and staffing basics
  • Training and development
  • Performance management
  • Compensation and benefits