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HR 101 for New Managers

Avoiding Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Lawsuits
When you move into a management role, you’ll face many situations where problems can develop that you were never trained to address and that if handled incorrectly can lead to a variety of problems and even lawsuits.
Even seasoned managers have difficulty knowing what to do in increasingly complicated employee situations.
For new managers these problems are even more challenging. Therefore, understanding the basic principles of HR is the most cost effective and easiest way to head off employee relations problems and legal challenges.

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Course Details

What You Will Learn

As a first-time manager, it’s important to know the employment laws and regulations set by federal, state, and local governments that are most likely to lead to legal liability. This webinar explores key concepts and provides advice covering:
  • Common legal pitfalls that new managers must avoid 
  • Basics of hiring and firing in a compliant manner
  • Ways to document employee performance issues, both bad AND good 
  • Essentials of performance reviews and discipline
  • Handling employee complaints
  • Preventing harassment and bullying

Note: This course is developed and delivered by our Partners at American Management Association.  Legal information presented is reflective of American HR Laws, Canadian HR Laws are not represented in this webinar. 

How You Will Benefit

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key Human Resource issues
  • Explain the steps to hire and retain employees
  • Apply employee performance management measures
  • Understand the key legal responsibilities of managers


·         $299 Member         

·         $329 non Member

Who Should Attend

  • New supervisors and managers with less than one year of experience
  • Aspiring and soon-to-be-promoted managers
  • New employees in the HR department
  • Struggling managers or those having little or no formal HR training