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Interviewing, Hiring and Onboarding Strategies for Managers

December 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$270 – $295
To find the best fit for an open position on your team, you must know how to conduct interviews effectively, choose the best candidate and then effectively integrate them into your organization. This interactive program will provide managers and supervisors with proven strategies and practical tips for selecting and engaging new talent for your team.


Why Hiring the Right Person is Important
  • Value of a good employee
  • Cost of a poor hire
  • What you need in a new hire
  • Screening candidates
Determining your Hiring Criteria  
  • Educational requirements
  • Height, weight, and physical characteristics
  • Arrest records – Ban the box
  • Disparate treatment/impact
Interviewing and Screening 
  • Structured and unstructured interviews
  • Work samples
  • Out of the box hiring processes
  • Best practices (scenarios, role plays)
  • Pre-employment skills tests
Legalities of Hiring 
  • Inherent bias – Symphony example
  • Illegal questions
  • BFOQ’s
  • Equal pay
  • Asking about salary history
Onboarding a New Employee so They Stay 
  • How good onboarding impacts turnover
  • Prior to start
  • First day
  • Mentoring
  • Connecting with team
Managing the Orientation Period
  • Why we have one
  • How it should be set up
  • Managing performance during it
  • What to do if it’s not going well

Expert Presenters: 

John Gardiner is a member of Bodman PLC’s Workplace Law Group, where he represents businesses in employment law matters and related litigation. He provides counsel on issues involving claims of discrimination, sexual and other illegal harassment, accommodating employees with disabilities, FMLA issues, wage and hour issues, reductions-in-force, discipline and discharge issues, among others.
Kevin Brozovich, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the Founder and Chief People Officer at HRM Innovations, which strives to make each client an employer-of-choice by helping them attract the best people and engaging those people through culture, leadership, and best-in-class HR systems. Kevin has over 30 years of leadership experience in the HR field including 9 years as a Business Ethics Compliance Officer.



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