• Outlook Strategies for Email Hoarders January 29, 2015 1:00pm

    Drowning in email information? You know who you are. You face every new day with an inbox of hundreds or thousands of emails. Makes you tired just thinking about it, doesn’t it?

  • Motivate Your Staff Without Money January 30, 2015 1:00pm

    While you may lack the resources to approve generous merit-based pay raises, you can still devise no- or low-cost incentives that are creative, unique and sure to fire up your crew.

  • Personnel Records: What to Keep, What to Toss February 3, 2015 1:00pm

    Responsible HR recordkeeping practices begin long before a job candidate walks through your door. And they extend long after an employee leaves your workforce. Don’t fall victim to a simple mistake that could have easily been avoided.

  • Taking Effective Meeting Minutes February 4, 2015 1:00pm

    Every day, key meetings take place in your office. And the decisions made as a result of these meetings can involve millions of dollars, and even change people’s futures.

  • Microsoft Excel for Project Management February 5, 2015 1:00pm

    When it comes to project management, you can buy some pretty sophisticated software specifically designed to keep you and everything on track. However, not all of us have access to these expensive programs!

  • New Hire Onboarding: Practical Advice to Boost Performance & Retention February 6, 2015 1:00pm

    You work so hard to make a favorable impression on job candidates. But what happens when they show up for work? How are you handling the employee’s first hour, first day, first week and first months on the job?

  • FMLA in the Trenches: Advanced Tips & Tactics for Administering Problematic Leaves of Absence February 10, 2015 1:00pm

    This session is for moderate-to-experienced HR professionals and benefits administrators who are responsible for reviewing and/or making determinations about FMLA leave requests. Rather than a review of the law’s basics, this session dives right into the complex (and legally dangerous) FMLA issues you face each day.

  • Audit-Proof Your Payroll Department February 11, 2015 1:00pm

    Payroll tax audits are increasing at both the state and federal levels. And the IRS has launched what experts are calling “the most significant audit initiative in decades” aimed at fringe benefits, exec comp and payroll taxes.

  • Integrating Outlook and SharePoint: The Dynamic Duo February 12, 2015 1:00pm

    Whether your challenge is calendar management across teams… editing shared documents offline… or making sure the team stays informed of important communications (no matter who gets the original email), this dynamic duo is your answer.

  • Gossip, Rumors & Workplace Busybodies: How to Promote Positive Co-worker Communication February 13, 2015 1:00pm

    When toxic talk infects an entire department, managers may be tempted to throw up their hands and just give in. They often feel powerless to counteract the damage caused by disparaging comments and persistent negativity.