Friday, March 08, 2013

Learn to Avoid HR Landmines at March 27 Workshop in Kimberling City

Contact: Chrystal Irons, business development specialist
Tel: (417) 546-4431

University of Missouri Extension, Taney County SBTDC and the Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce: “HR for Small Business: Avoiding the Landmines,” a workshop planned for 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, March 27 at First Christian Church in Kimberling City.

This workshop targets small business owners, managers or supervisors who do not have a human relations professional on staff. This class is designed for businesses with one to 500 employees.

Participants will gain a working knowledge on a wide variety of human resources topics with sessions covering: Key Elements to the Employment Life Cycle, Essential Unemployment Knowledge and Legal Landmines to Avoid.

“Participants will be armed with information to help them make better decisions about who they hire, what their responsibilities are as an employer, how staff should be evaluated or disciplined, as well as compliance with state and federal laws.” said Chrystal Irons, business development specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

Attendees will receive a reference manual that provides an overview of law and regulations effecting companies; templates for a personnel policy manual, performance appraisals and new hire packets; as well as resources for additional information. Human Resource experts including a HR Consultant Lynette Weatherford and a representative with the Missouri Division of Employment Security will be available to answer specific questions.

The cost to attend the workshop is $69 for Table Rock Chamber members or $79 for non-members. Advanced registration is requested.

For more information call (417) 546-4431 or email Participants can register by contacting the Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce at (417) 739-2564.

Funding for the program comes, in part, through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with University of Missouri Extension and Table Rock Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.


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