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FridayNovember 209:00AM - 10:00AM
Companies face increasing challenges trying to understand and stay current on the ever-changing legislative requirements, especially as we are all navigating through a pandemic. Even at the best of times, the world of HR can sometimes be overwhelming and difficult to navigate on your own but knowing where to start is half the battle!
Developing and executing your HR Fundamentals lays the critical foundation you need to establish the building blocks required to successfully scale your business. As a first step, priority items include defining your workplace culture and understanding your compliance obligations so that you implement the policies that are right for your business. In addition to minimizing risk, proper policy documentation and implementation is critical for business success because it ensures your employees know your expectations and understand the rules of your operation.
Designing core fundamentals that reflect the company YOU WANT will help set you up for success now and into the future. Moreover, well thought out policies will significantly increase your ability to attract, hire and retain top talent because they share your values.
- The importance of your company culture: Why defining your culture is critical as it will guide your development of policies, procedures and handbooks
- Why having a strategic human resources plan can positively impact your business results
- Ways to measure the success of your human resources practices
- Why employee policies and handbooks are important
- “Must Have” compliance policies and training
- Effectively training employees about policies
- Updating and maintaining policies and handbooks
About Andrea Bisenberger
Andrea is a vibrant woman who has a genuine passion for helping drive business forward through HR initiatives. With over 20 years as a strategic HR Leader and Coach for manufacturing, sales and retail, she chose to work for Durham HR Solutions to bring her knowledge and passion to a variety of companies here in Durham and Northumberland. Andrea’s strengths lie in building partnerships with leaders to establish HR as a vital pillar of the business.
Andrea is also not your typical ‘HR personality’. She is funny, yet practical, a driver and yet still objective. She is there to listen, listen some more, and keep looking until she understands the underlying issues and where to start finding key solutions no matter the simplicity or complexity at hand. HR in 2020 is about several key pillars that lead to a successful business: workplace culture, hiring the best talent, engaging the workforce and retaining the right people to drive success. It is within these deliverables that Andrea is able to increase production, increase profit and mitigate risk, in turn saving companies substantial sums of money with minimal upfront cost. Improving both sides of the business – profitability and the happiness of employees – is what gets Andrea up in the morning; she loves that every day she is changing lives.