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HR 101 for New Managers

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Price: $199


Avoiding Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Lawsuits

When you move into a management role, you’ll face many situations where problems can develop that you were never trained to address and that if handled incorrectly can lead to a variety of problems and even lawsuits.

Even seasoned managers have difficulty knowing what to do in increasingly complicated employee situations.

For new managers these problems are even more challenging. Therefore, understanding the basic principles of HR is the most cost effective and easiest way to head off employee relations problems and legal challenges.


We have 1 webinar(s) available starting between 12/6/2017 - 12/6/2017

Date Location Time Attendees  
On Demand Online Webinar On Demand
For assistance registering more than 4  people, please call 1-877-566-9441.

What You Will Learn

As a first-time manager, it’s important to know the employment laws and regulations set by federal, state, and local governments that are most likely to lead to legal liability. This webinar explores key concepts and provides advice covering:
  • Common legal pitfalls that new managers must avoid 
  • Basics of hiring and firing in a compliant manner
  • Ways to document employee performance issues, both bad AND good 
  • Essentials of performance reviews and discipline
  • Handling employee complaints
  • Preventing harassment and bullying

How You Will Benefit

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of key Human Resource issues
  • Explain the steps to hire and retain employees
  • Apply employee performance management measures
  • Understand the key legal responsibilities of managers

Who Should Attend

  • New supervisors and managers with less than one year of experience
  • Aspiring and soon-to-be-promoted managers
  • New employees in the HR department
  • Struggling managers or those having little or no formal HR training

How Do AMA Webinars Work?

AMA Webinars provide you with a cost-effective and convenient way to boost your know-how. You can participate in the comfort of your home or office without the need for travel costs and time.


Paid registrants will also have a single-user license to access a recorded archive of the program for a full year.


Please note that AMA Webinars are designed to provide a one-to-one learning experience for an individual and are not designed to be viewed in a group setting. Program access is available only via the MYAMA account of the registered attendee.

About the Presenters

Jathan Janove, JD is a seasoned provider of organizational consulting, executive coaching, strategic planning, and leadership development training. Jathan draws lessons from his 25 years’ experience litigating the remains of workplace relationships that began win-win and ended toxic lose-lose. However, his objective is greater than avoiding such misery; it’s to help organizations create fully engaged working environments that maximize employee potential.

Jathan is the author of the forthcoming Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories from the Management Trenches (AMACOM November 2016) and Managing to Stay out of Court: How to Avoid the 8 Deadly Sins of Mismanagement. He is a frequent contributor to HR Magazine and blogs at Business Management Daily. Visit JathanJanove.com for more information.

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Technical Requirements

https://event.on24.com/view/help/ehelp.htmlTo fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

  • Windows 7+ (Microsoft Edge, Latest Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome)
  • Apple Mac OS 10.9+ (*Latest Firefox, Safari, or Chrome)
  • Ubuntu Linux (Firefox only)
  • Android 4.x (Chrome Browser Only)
  • Apple iOs (*Latest version, Safari Browser Only)

* Official support for the "latest" version of a newly released browser, among those noted above, will be added within 8 weeks of public release. Until then, the previous version will continue to be supported instead.

If you are using an unsupported version of a Windows, Mac, or Linux operating system, you may experience difficulty in viewing and/or listening to the event.

Test Your Computer

The audio portion of this AMA web event will be delivered directly through your computer’s speakers or attached headphones. To fully participate in this electronic, interactive, live session, please test your system and review the requirements (or ask your IT department) before the program begins:


Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • In order to access the event, your computer must have cookies and JavaScript enabled. If your operating system currently does not have cookies or JavaScript enabled, contact your network administrator.
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program.

Still need Help? Additional technical information can be found here. You can also view these tips in Spanish and French.

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!