HR Essentials


Taking on a role in Human Resources is no small feat.

Whether you're new to human resources or need a refresher on the fundamentals, our HR Essentials program covers the basic components for your success.

Come meet ERC's Susan Chermonte and Tara Motheral, Esq. as they show you the full scope of HR. During the first half of the program, we will provide an overview of the HR function. After lunch (provided), the class will cover the fundamentals of FMLA, ADA, and FLSA.

Topics include:

  • Effective & Efficient Hiring Processes: Applications, appropriate interview questions, background investigations
  • Employee Files & Recordkeeping: Employee files, recordkeeping practices and policies
  • Employee Relations: The basics of how to handle employee issues (performance management, discipline, and termination)
  • Labor Laws: FMLA, FLSA, ADA, EEO, Title VII

This program has been pre-approved for 6 PDCs through SHRM and 6.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).