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HR Basics 2-Day
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HR Basics 2-Day

8/8/2017 to 8/9/2017
When: Tuesday and Wednesday, August 8-9. 2017
7:30am - 4:00pm
Where: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
1600 Crown Colony Drive
Quincy, Massachusetts  02169
United States
Presenter: Various
Contact: Alex Mascaro

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HR Basics Program


Program Overview:

With experienced faculty instruction, the program is a great balance of theory and practice - and will prepare you for a well rounded career in human resources management.

The HR Basics is ideal for:

  • Experienced HR professionals who want to move from specialist to generalist
  • Professionals who are new to the HR field and need a more sophisticated understanding of the core functions of Human Resources Management
  • Managers in small organizations who are wearing many hats, including HR Managers

The program is meant to provide participants with access to articles; a book list; a glossary of HR terms, and links to important websites.


**The 2-Day Program is comprised of 6 modules (3 covered each day)


Day One:

Module #1- Introduction to the HR Profession

Learn the definition of human resources management, the roles and responsibilities of HR professionals, and how strategic planning and HR planning fit together.


Module #2- Employment Law Basics

Learn the key pieces of federal, state and local legislation with which an organization must comply.


Module #3- Hiring Basics

Learn how to evaluate recruiting methods and their effectiveness, explain how the selection process works, and learn how to analyze and evaluate job applicants.


Day Two:

Module #4 - Compensation and Benefits/Total Reward Basics

Learn the basic elements of a total compensation system, including understanding the role of base pay, incentives, and differentials in employee compensation. Take a look at benefits commonly offered by employers.


Module #5 - Employee Relations Basics

Learn the basics of maintaining employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation, and morale. Learn how to prevent and resolve problems involving individuals which arise out of or affect work situations.


Module #6 - Talent Management Basics

This class will cover the processes used to identify, encourage, measure, evaluate, improve and reward employee performance. Learn common appraisal processes and systems, as well as common appraisal errors. Learn how to conduct effective disciplinary meetings and legal issues to consider during employee terminations.



$599 Members 
$799 Non-Members (includes one-year NEHRA Membership)


Program Schedule:

7:30am – Registration, Making Connections & Breakfast
8:00am – Program Begins
12:00pm – Lunch (provided)
1:00pm – Program Resumes
4:00pm – Adjourn


NEHRA Registration Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing at least 3 days prior to the workshop in order to receive a refund.


CEU Credits:

This program has been applied for 12.0 General Credit Hours.

NEHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, visit the SHRM certification website at

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.


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