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    HR 101: WHAT EMPLOYERS OF ALL SIZES NEED TO KNOW

    Date: October 26, 2011, 7:30am – 11:30am
    Organizer:
    Southeast South Dakota SHRM and Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce
    Location:
    Minerva's/Best Western Kelly Inn
    Yankton, SD
    Event Type:
    Conference
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    HR 101: WHAT EMPLOYERS OF ALL SIZES NEED TO KNOW
    This 3-hour seminar will provide an opportunity to gain the legal knowledge and practical skills to help
    individuals in the people management business. The program is paced for anyone with HR
    responsibilities including HR Managers, non-HR Supervisors, Owners with HR responsibilities,
    Administrators, Administrative Assistants, or anyone who has an interest in gaining HR knowledge and
    skills. Benefits include:
    >Gain a thorough understanding of accepted HR policies, procedures and employment law.
    >Acquire tools to protect your organization from serious risk.
    >Develop skills that will increase your value to your department and organization
    >Identify the latest trends in Social Media issues AND learn how to address them


    We've organized this abbreviated course to give you what you've been looking for--clear, concise
    information that gives you the practical do's and don'ts of smart employee management. In a few
    enjoyable hours, you'll not only know the steps that help keep an employer out of trouble, you'll
    understand why best practice makes sense.


    Topics will include:
    *A Brief Overview of Core Leadership Competencies
    *Effective Recruitment & Selection Techniques
    *Labor & Employee Relations - Top Five Issues for the DOJ and DOL
    *Record Keeping - An Outline of What to Keep and Commonly Accepted Record Retention
    Strategy - What are the investigators looking for in your files?
    *Risk Management - ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation
    *HR Metrics: How to Measure Your Success
    *Social Media: Balancing Employee Rights and Corporate Needs


    ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS
    PATRICIA DOUGHERTY, SPHR, is a former HR Vice President who transitioned from a successful
    career in nursing to Human Resources and now speaking and consulting across the United States.
    Dougherty has spoken to business audiences in more than twenty-four states. Dougherty has dealt with a
    broad variety of personnel issues and has successfully led complex change and conflict resolution efforts
    in both large and small organizations. Her experience as a HR strategist brings balance and perspective
    to the critical issues of workplace communication, employment practice and getting things done through
    others. Dougherty is a Partner and Regional Vice President with The Weston Group and is based out of
    the Sioux Falls SD office.
    RICHARD KREYER has greater than twenty years of experience in human resources and leadership in
    roles from individual practitioner to overall direction of a large complex human resource function. Kreyer
    has a proven record in leadership, strategic planning, labor relations and negotiations, change
    management and creative problem resolution. Kreyer has a Master¡¦s Degree in Industrial Relations from
    the University of Minnesota and is currently an Adjunct Professor in Strategic HR for Metropolitan State
    University. Kreyer is the Vice President of Project Management for The Weston Group and is based out
    of the Saint Paul MN office.

    www.TheWestonGroup.com
    (Office) 605.275.4747 (FAX) 605.336.2593
    Strategic Human Capital Management
    315 South Phillips Avenue
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104
    Office Locations in Sioux Falls, SD and Saint Paul, MN 

    Registration - SESD SHRM 2011 Fall Conference:  HR 101

    If interested please RSVP by Oct. 21, 2011 to aryken@yanktonmedicalclinic.com.