An organization with good employee relations provides fair and consistent treatment to all employees so they will be committed to their jobs and loyal to the company. To avoid potential pitfalls, high-performing organizations have clearly written policies outlining the company's philosophy, rules and procedures for addressing employee-related matters and resolving workplace issues. In this course, you will examine the essential elements of an effective employee relations program as part of the organization's overall human resources strategy.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Define the elements of good employee relations
- Develop standardized policies to keep the organization in compliance and reduce risk against employee claims
Assess whether proper policies and procedures are in place to support employee performance and supervisor effectiveness
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
Michael D. Haberman is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Prior to Omega HR Solutions, Mike founded MDH Consulting, a Human Resources consulting firm working with small to mid-sized companies. Before consulting, he held positions in HR management at two Atlanta based corporations.
Mike has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside; a Master's of Science in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University and is certified both as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP. He is currently a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, where he has served on the official Blogger Squad for the last 7 national conferences. He is also a member of the Atlanta-SHRM chapter.
He is the author of a Human Resources blog found at Omega HR Solutions, Inc. which has been recognized several times as a top blog in human resources. His blog is republished often in other publications. He has been named a top digital influencers in Human Resources. He also writes extensively on the future of work and HR.
He has gained a reputation as a compliance expert. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations and business based civic clubs. He presents webinars on a monthly basis on a variety of HR subjects. He has also spoken on a national basis on the subject of HR futurism and the things that HR departments need to be prepared for in the year 2020 and beyond.
On the educational front, he has been teaching HR certification preparation for over 18 years, currently for the University of Georgia.