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- Hiring Right
- Sexual Harrassment
- Disciplinary Policy
We speak on key issues to keep you informed.
HR Informational Presentations
As an introduction to our services, Gae Shulman, HR4Hire’s President, Employee Relations expert and Recruitment authority, would be pleased to present free-of-charge a 30-minute overview of any of these topics, and provide ample time for questions and answers on today's critical workplace issues:
The presentations provide practical information, suggestions for implementation, a framework for future action, and handouts.
Hiring Right – The First Time
Hiring the right person has never been easy. The potential for litigation complicates the selection process further. “Can’t ask” questions, recruitment costs and difficulties involved in employee termination make it vital to select the best person for the job initially. This presentation includes Recruitment and Interviewing strategies, and use of the Internet as a hiring resource.
This presentation will provide the criteria to ensure the best person/job fit, avoid costly selection errors and minimize turnover.
- Job specifications defining what you really need
- How to and who should evaluate resumes and applications
- Telephone, face-to-face, and Behavioral Interviewing techniques
- Legally permissible questions, reference checking and ADA requirements
- New Hire documentation, salary negotiation, and job offers
What is the Potential for Sexual Harassment at My Firm?
Sexual harassment is a hot button workplace issue and one under continuous legal scrutiny. Media attention and publicity surrounding this issue has heightened awareness and affected the workplace in the form of increased legitimate and imagined claims. This presentation discusses what constitutes harassment and includes methods for creating a harassment-free workplace.
This presentation is timely and crucial to avoiding the financial and morale damages that harassment creates, and preventing costly litigation.
- Definitions of unlawful harassment
- Legal requirements and obligations of employers
- How to investigate harassment complaints
- "Casting Couch" scenarios, The Hostile Environment and The Reasonable Woman standard
- Sensitivity training and maintaining a harassment free workplace
Judge and Jury: An Overview of Performance Evaluation and Disciplinary Policy
The ability to meaningfully evaluate performance and use discipline effectively is essential for business growth and avoidance of wrongful termination claims. These are among the most mismanaged and least
understood components of good employee relations. This presentation provides a framework from which policies in these areas can be designed and implemented.
This presentation enables those in involved the evaluation and discipline processes to balance the scales in their workplace jurisdiction.
- Selecting an appropriate performance evaluation format, exempt, non-exempt
- How to conduct meaningful performance evaluations
- The components of effective Progressive Discipline—when to talk and when to document
- The importance of consistent internal policy and explicit documentation
- Employee termination—when, how and legal considerations
These presentations are also available as 2 – 3 hour fee-based programs tailored to the specifics of the individual companies and organizations.