HR Best Practices for Small Business Owners

Join us for an interactive workshop series designed to assist you to hire and manage employees with confidence and knowing: 3 Part Online Series

By attending our 3-part workshop series, we aim for participants to:

  • Gain Confidence in Workforce Management: Feel empowered to navigate the complexities of hiring, managing, and terminating employees in California confidently and effectively.
  • Acquire Practical Knowledge: Understand the nuances of employee classification, compliance requirements, and best practices in HR management.
  • Enhance Communication and Leadership Skills: Develop the ability to communicate clearly, handle difficult conversations, and lead with authority and fairness.
  • Stay Ahead of Legal Challenges: Stay informed about current employment laws and regulations, reducing legal risks and ensuring compliance.
  • Transform Your Business: Implement actionable strategies that optimize workforce productivity, reduce turnover, and foster a positive and compliant workplace culture.

Part 1-Building Your Team: Preparing to Hire Your First Employee: August 29 at 9 AM

Participants will learn how to:

  • Determine whether a position is an employee or contractor.

  • Develop job descriptions, determine compensation, and classification

  • What are the differences between mandatory and optional benefits, like time off

  • How to recruit and interview. 

  • And more...

Part 2- Nurturing Your Talent: Effective Employee Management: September 5 at 9 AM

Participants will learn how to:

  • Conduct effective performance reviews

  • Handle challenging performance discussions

  • Implement disciplinary actions and maintain proper documentation

  • Understand mandatory training requirements, such as harassment prevention and safety training.

  • Manage employee leaves of absence

  • And more...

Part 3- Transitioning Gracefully: Employee Separation and Termination: September 12 at 9 AM

Participants will learn how to:

  • Understand different types of terminations

  • Navigate the termination process

  • Respond effectively to unemployment's claims

  • Provide appropriate references following a termination.

  • And more.


Cost: Free

When: Thursdays starting August 29th 2024 at 9 AM.

Where: Zoom

3 Week Series on Zoom

How Your Business Will Change

  • Improved Operational Efficiency: Streamline hiring processes, enhance performance management, and manage terminations effectively, saving time and resources.
  • Enhanced Employee Relations: Foster a more productive and harmonious workplace environment through effective communication and fair management practices.
  • Reduced Legal Risks: Minimize the risk of legal disputes and penalties by staying compliant with California employment laws.
  • Business Growth and Stability: Build a solid foundation for growth by attracting and retaining talented employees and maintaining a reputation as a fair and compliant employer.
  • Confidence in Decision-Making: Make informed HR decisions that align with legal requirements and support your business goals, leading to sustainable success

Facilitated by: Lisa McCormack - Human Resources Consultant

Lisa McCormack has over thirty years as an HR practitioner and leader. She works with small
businesses to make HR "manageable" by providing practical solutions to everyday and complex
people challenges.