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HR Essentials Certification For Non-HR Employees

  • On-Demand
  • Certification
From $573.00
Training Includes:
  • 7.5 HRCI, 7.5 SHRM
  • HR Essentials Certification
  • All resources and training materials
  • 5 training sessions available as on-demand recordings

HR expert Teri Morning will lead this comprehensive series. You will master the basics of human resources in just one week. This training will help you perform your job better, support employees, and protect your employer.

Benefits of Certification

  • Explore the fundamentals of human resources laws and best practices
  • Help employees thrive
  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Prove your knowledge with a certificate
  • Qualify for promotions and new job opportunities

Training Overview

HR Essentials Certification for 2022. Learn how to reduce liability and get promoted.

Human resources issues are exploding in 2022, with ongoing effects of the pandemic, new regulations, inflation, and staffing shortages. All supervisors, managers, and human resources team members must understand HR laws and practices to avoid causing problems and reduce organizational liability.

Mastering HR compliance basics can help your organization’s leaders defend against unwarranted employment claims that often begin from miscommunication, misinformation, and mismanagement.

Our HR Essentials Certification For Non-HR Employees will enable participants to:

  • Explore the fundamentals of human resources laws and best practices
  • Help employees thrive
  • Protect your organization from potential legal liability
  • Prove your knowledge with a certificate
  • Qualify for promotions and new job opportunities

HR Essentials Certification For Non-HR Employees

Webinar 1: Employee Relations

  • Duty of employers to create workplaces free of discrimination and harassment
  • How to avoid discrimination in employment decisions
  • The higher standard of conduct expected of Management
  • Harassment prevention requirements of employers
  • What to do if you see harassment
  • What to do if you get a complaint of discrimination or harassment
  • Performing a basic workplace investigation
  • Preventing retaliation
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Employer obligations
    • Required accommodations and the accommodation process
    • What to do if you see an employee struggling doing their job

Webinar 2: Wage and Hour Including COVID-19

  • Understanding the exempt vs. non-exempt classification
  • New guidelines on reimbursement for unauthorized telework
  • What it means to “reasonably believe” an employee is working
  • The biggest payment mistakes for employees working remotely
  • Compensating pre- and post-workday work
  • Recent guidance on overtime caused by Covid-19 safety routines
  • Recognizing what is work, “off the clock” work, break times, training, docking pay, remotely working employees, and supervisor’s interference
  • Miscalculation of regular rates of pay and overtime
  • Twelve common wage and hour mistakes relating to layoffs and furloughs

Webinar 3: Compensation And Benefits

  • Basic elements of a salary system
    • Internal equity
    • External equity
    • Individual performance
  • Current salary structures
  • Building salary budgets and merit matrixes
  • Connecting performance with pay
  • How to use variable pay in conjunction with your existing salary system
  •  Compliance mistakes that can blindside an employer
  • Hazard pay

Webinar 4: The Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

  • The purpose and pillars of FMLA
  • Covered employers and eligible employees
  • FMLA paperwork
  • Obligations on behalf of the employer and employee responsibilities
  • Defining family relationships
  • Twelve FMLA audit hot spots
  • FMLA and COVID-19

Webinar 5: Safety And Workers Comp

  • Basic safety obligations of employers
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Employee rights
  • Employee responsibilities
  • The basics of Worker’s Compensation coverage
  • What to do in the case of an accident
  • Navigating the “HR Bermuda Triangle”
    • ADA
    • FMLA
    • WC

Who Should Attend?

  • Business owners
  • Plant managers
  • Human resources
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Operations managers
  • Contract managers
  • Commercial managers
  • Supply chain managers
  • Safety managers
  • Employee relations
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Program directors 

Expert Presenter

Teri Morning

  • Specializes in solving company people problems and providing big company style HR service to small business
  • Over 20 years of experience in human resources and training
  • Certified in mediation skills, project management, and IT management
  • Myers-Briggs practitioner
  • Has held the PHR, SPHR, SPHR-CA, and SHRM-SCP certifications
  • Master’s degree in human resource development with a specialization in conflict management
  • MBA

See What Other Are Saying:

"She is fantastic! As a new person trying to learn the basics... I thought the presentation was excellent!"

-Kelley W.

"She was great. The slides were clear and not boring. I love the handouts because I like to follow along."

-Nekia K.


  • This program has been approved for 7.5 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 7.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

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