Human Resources

Continuing Education at Green River College

Employee and labor relations is a broad topic that includes performance management, disciplinary action, employee rights and dealing with various employee issues and complaints. If an organization is unionized, it also includes labor contract negotiation and administration and resolving grievances. ...

Human resources are one of the most critical elements of any small business.  However, most small businesses don’t have the capacity for a full-time employee or HR department.  Designed to provide an overview of the basic HR laws and best practices for small organizations, thi...

As an HR Generalist you are expected to be an expert in every human resource function including hiring, compensation, payroll, performance management, employment laws (FMLA, ADA, COBRA, etc.) and much more. Through lecture, discussion and activities, this program will help prepare you to effectively...

In this introductory course discover how HR functions within an organization, and learn about the specific role of the HR Generalist. Identify the typical duties HR Generalists are responsible for and how they can have a positive influence on an organization. You will also evaluate common scenario...

Recruiting and selecting the best employees for your organization is one of the most important things you will do as an HR Generalist. Topics for this course include creating a job description, strategies for finding candidates, interviewing and selection techniques for determining the best candidat...

Compensation and benefit programs are key factors in attracting and retaining the right talent for your organization. They are also one of the highest costs of doing business and offer an opportunity for HR to make a valuable contribution to the organization’s bottom line. Learn about the differe...

Legal compliance is a critical task for Human Resources. Learn the basics of the federal and state employment laws that HR Generalists most often deal with, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA and more. You will also identify the steps HR Generalists can take to keep themselves and thei...

Training and developing staff is an important function in the HR Generalist’s role. In this course you will identify how and why adults learn and discover tips for keeping employees engaged and interested in the learning process. Other topics include performing a needs assessment, selecting the ap...

The evolution of technology has changed the way that HR manages many of its functions, including payroll. In this course you will learn the basics of the payroll process, how using HR technology can save time and money for your organization and the growing demand and importance of HR metrics. You wi...

OSHA and other laws require an employer to provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees. In this course you will review both general and specific requirements and best practices for ensuring a safe and healthy workplace. You will also learn about the roles of OSHA and WISHA, ho...

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