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Conflict Resolution: Understanding Our Differences

REGISTER HERE!  Most people respond to conflict by trying to avoid it, by attacking or being frustrated because they do not know what to do next.  Ineffective conflict management is time consuming, compromises quality, harms productivity, and creates major headaches.  This highly interactive workshop will cover valuable techniques to enhance conflict resolution, as well as […]

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Job Descriptions: A Functional Part of Pay Equity

REGISTER HERE! A job description is valid only to the extent that it accurately reflects job content, and serves a useful HR purpose.  If the purpose was not clear before, the Oregon and Washington legislatures have approved Pay Equity standards that will require consistent and current job-related documentation.  The job description has always been a […]

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National Appreciation Day -It's Party Time at HR Answers!

We are rolling out the red carpet and planning lots of fun.  So, mark your calendar now and let us know you plan to attend.  RSVP NOW! Your staff or guest is welcome!          Come meet our staff! * Tasty Hors d’ouevers!   * Cheerful Libations!  * Terrific Conversation!   * Door Prizes! Fun Photo […]

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Advanced Supervision - 3 Sessions January 24, February 7 & 21

REGISTER HERE! Advance Supervision is an interactive refresher course designed for experienced supervisors and past attendees of our popular Supervisory Success Series.  Topics covered include: Legal responsibilities, hazards, new laws, discrimination, harassment, family leave, reasonable suspicion, etc. Managing employee perception and effective role modeling. Hiring and retaining the right employees. Improving your communication and how […]

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Improving Your Communication

REGISTER HERE! Communication is one of the most important skills we can ever learn.  Regardless of age or gender, communication skills still top the list of fundamental and critical skills needed to succeed in the workplace.  It leads everything that we do—whether we’re communicating at work to meet deadlines and achieve results, or communicating with […]

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HR Lunch Bunch ‘Human Resources Outsourcing’ – Portland

Generally speaking, Human Resources (HR) deals with anything and everything that has to do with people in an organization.  This mindset can result in the HR department managing a lot of tasks that take time and energy away from the HR activities that provide the most strategic value to the organization. Please RSVP HERE so […]

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Preventing Discrimination & Harassment in the Workplace

Organizations need a good understanding of what harassment is, and is not to understand the difference between appropriate, inappropriate and illegal behavior.  More importantly, everyone needs to know the EEOC guidelines and recent Supreme Court rulings to be truly effective and to minimize the employer’s risk.  This workshop provides the information needed for HR managers […]

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HR Lunch Bunch ‘Wellness for the New Year’ – Salem

The New Year is coming.  Will wellness be on the list of topics discussed in your organization? Amongst your employees? Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.  How is your organization addressing this? Debrief the details: What to Bring: Your business cards, your lunch, & […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! Office Closed

 From all of us at HR Answers, Inc.

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Developing & Utilizing Job Descriptions

One of the most important documents in your Human Resource files are position descriptions. Find out how these documents protect you in litigation, provide a roadmap to ADA accommodation and assist in the development goals for performance management. We will also discuss the role of HR, supervisors and employees in managing this document as well as walk […]

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