|A Star is Born - How to Ensure You're Hiring the Right Person
||This session is perfect for training or refreshing managers on your hiring
process and how important it is when they hire the right person. Includes all
steps of the hiring/selection of employees. Workshop includes interviewing
techniques, biases, role plays.
||1-1/2 Hours or 1/2 day (3-1/2 hours) workshop
|Will Your Next Employee Be Charles Manson?
||Teaches Managers and Supervisors the importance of having a thorough
background and reference check run on new hires. Includes sample forms and
questions for reference checks that won't get you into legal trouble.
|Welcome to Our Organization!
||A new hire orientation or on boarding program is essential to welcome new
hires. Not only does it help them identify how they fit into the organization,
but it provides clear goals and objectives for the first 30, 60 and 90 days.
This session teaches the elements to include in your program that provides clear
expectations and measurable goals.
|Designing a Meaningful PM System
||Great for HR Managers, Managers and Supervisors. Teaches all the elements of
an effective PM System, utilizing a PM Matrix, and cost control mechanisms.
|The Art of Coaching Employees
||A workshop designed to help reluctant Managers and Supervisors learn how to
deal with difficult behaviors in the workplace. Includes proper documentation,
holding difficult conversations. Utilizes role plays.
||1/2 Day (3-1/2 Hours) recommended, but can be shortened.
|Recognizing and Rewarding High Performers
||Designed to assist in selecting the right employees for succession as well
as retaining valuable high performers. Includes samples of rewards programs.
|Be the Best You Can Be!
||Train Managers and Supervisors how to set S.M.A.R.T. Goals and how to give
and receive constructive criticism. Includes career planning through the use of
competency models, individual development plans (IDP) and other useful tools.
|Contagious Employee Engagement!
||Trains Managers how to create "hot spots" or stimulating work environments
in order to keep employees engaged in their work and focused on organizational
goals. Utilize the IDP to create challenging assignments that help employees
grow and develop into high performers.
||Teaches management how to design and implement an effective succession plan.
|Why Can't We All Just Get Along?
||This session will explain why conflict occurs and when managers or
supervisors need to get involved. Includes how conflict impacts the bottom line,
methods for resolving conflict and tips for keeping the peace. Role plays
included in workshop.
||1/2 Day Workshop is recommended, but can be shortened.
|Employee Complaints - Listen Now or Listen in Court.
||Teaches the importance of having a good complaint system in place and
promptly addressing and investigating employee complaints. Includes an
explanation of the various types of complaint systems.
|Ethics in the Workplace
||Designed to teach Managers why employees bend the rules, how companies
should respond, why unethical behavior is more common today than in the past and
why employees fail to report unethical behavior.
||Teaches management how to conduct an effective internal investigation and
when it is wise to hire an independent consultant/attorney.
|Discipline and Termination:
|When It's Time to Say Goodbye- Discipline and Terminations
||Teaches management the steps a Manager/Supervisor should take during the
disciplinary process, properly documenting negative behaviors and terminating
employment. How your organization treats an individual during these times will
often dictate whether s/he will sue you afterwards. Workshop includes role play
||1/2 Day workshop recommended, but can be shortened to 1 Hour.
|Getting Rid of the Pickles in Your Organization!
||You will learn how to weed out pickles; those employees who "sit and sour"
and eventually sours everyone around them if you don't intervene.
|Is Your Business Plan Working?
||This session is designed to help companies and small businesses examine
their current business plan and engage in strategic planning in order to focus
on achieving critical organizational goals. Explains each step in the Strategic
Planning Process and the importance of involving every employee in the process.
||1/2 day or whole day workshop recommended. Great for strategic retreats.
|Strategic HR Planning
||Helps Senior HR Professionals learn how to align human resources and review
critical employee programs in order to achieve organizational business goals.
Audience Participation required.
|Why Employees Join Unions
||Designed for nonunion organizations. This session is designed to teach
managers and executives the reasons employees join unions and the types of
managers employees complain about the most. This seminar is about the importance
of workforce development and good management practices in order to remain "union
|Labor and the Law - A review of the NLRA and LMRA
||Explains the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under
current labor laws. This session is good for training managers and supervisors
on the organizing process, elections, unfair labor practices, different types of
picketing and the collective bargaining process.
||1/2 Day Workshop recommended, but can be shortened.
|Harassment, What it Can Cost You (Management Perspective)
||This session explains to managers and supervisors the different types of
harassment that occurs in the workplace and how it impacts the bottom line. Also
addresses bullying which is fairly common in the workplace.
|Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation. (Management Only)
||Provides a detailed explanation of how a sexual harassment investigation
should be conducted, questions to ask, sample letters to witnesses, the accused,
and the accuser, what to include in a report of findings to executive
management. It is recommended you combine this session with the one above and
conduct a 1/2 Day workshop.
|Harassment, What Is it? What Can I do? (For an Hourly/non management
||Explains harassing behaviors and what employees can do to address offensive
co-workers/supervisor behaviors. Reviews YOUR Company Policy on harassment and
the method/avenue for reporting harassment.
|Your Role as a Leader!
||Explains the difference between Leaders and Managers, different styles of
Leaders, Effective Leadership. Competencies every good Leader possesses. You
will learn how to inspire and motivate others to follow you and achieve results.
|Communication is KEY!
||Designed for Executive/Senior Management Team. How and When to Communicate.
This workshop focuses on critical times when Good Communication is Key to your
organization's success (i.e. Layoffs, Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions,
Disasters/Emergencies, and Change Management. Includes role play exercises, some
exercises will be video taped.
||This workshop helps build upon leadership skills and the principles to
becoming a good leader. Includes games and must be held in the outdoors.
||1/2- to whole day
|Building Support and Credibility for HR!
||HR Professionals will learn how to evaluate their department and themselves
in order to build support and credibility for HR. This workshop focuses on
utilizing tools (i.e. HR Audits) and HR Metrics in order to assess effectiveness
of HR programs and provide value. Teaches HR Professionals how to overcome
negative perceptions of HR and build personal credibility.
||1/2 Day workshop or can be shortened to 1 Hour.
|If Your HR Department was a T-Shirt, What would it say about You?
||Teaches HR Professionals how to brand and market the HR Department in order
to provide better services and build support.
|The HR Profession, Is it for You?
||This session is designed for college students and entry level HR
professionals who are wondering if HR is a field/career they wish to pursue.
Session includes discussion on what HR does, how it adds organizational value,
the different jobs available, average salaries, competencies an individual
should possess in order to be effective.
|Help! I'm an HR Department of One!
||Designed to help small businesses manage HR effectively; when it is more
cost effective to outsource some functions, and how to prioritize work in order
to manage time.
|Let's Get Physical!
||Teaches HR/Management how to design and implement an effective wellness
|Managing Change Without the Pain!
||Helps Managers understand how change occurs in the organization and how to
effectively handle/manage change and the aftershocks from employees. Includes
various project management tools to help manage change.
|It's All About Time!
||Managers/Supervisors learn how to manage time effectively in order to
achieve departmental/organizational goals. Seminar addresses issues such as
procrastination, micromanaging, work/family life, personal goals, planning and
delegation. NOTE: Good seminar for hourly workforce and Non-Management Exempt
employees as well.
||What is a Team? How does it function effectively? How do you motivate
non-performers? All of these questions will be answered and more during this
seminar. Workshop includes teambuilding games that are designed for the
||45 min. or 1/2 Day workshop
|What Are You Willing to Risk?
||A seminar on risk management. What categories of risk should you be
reviewing and how to conduct a vulnerability analysis in order to assess
different levels of risk within your organization.
|What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!
||A review of basic employment laws every manager should know.
|Employee Surveys - Why and How You Should Do them!
||This seminar is designed to present information on why organizations should
conduct employee surveys, the steps involved in designing an effective survey,
and what to expect from a consultant.
|Climbing to Success! What You Need to Know to Succeed In the Business World!
||This session is designed for college/high school seniors, young people
entering the workforce for the first time, or to serve as a refresher course to
others who have been in the workforce for some time. Includes proper dress,
speech, behaviors that help you succeed, work ethic, communication methods,
commitment/loyalty to the organization and learning to think critically. This
seminar has been presented on many college campuses.
||1 Hour, or can be combined with a "Dining Etiquette" luncheon or dinner. (3