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    TIP #11. PERFORM AN

    ORGANIZATIONAL

    RISK ASSESSMENT.- Operations/Production

    - Personnel

    - Compliance- Safety/Health

    - Environmental

    - Security of systems- Business Continuity

    - Disaster RecoveryModule 6, SHRMLearning System

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    TIP #2

    2. COMMUNICATE

    POLICIES AND

    WORK RULES.

    - Employee handbook

    - Employee meetings

    - Intranet

    - Bulletin Boards

    - Training sessions All Modules- SHRM LearningSystem

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    TIP #3

    3. TREAT EMPLOYEES

    FAIRLY ANDCONSISTENTLY.

    - Policies/Work Rules

    - Discipline- Coaching

    - Assignments

    - Promotions

    - Hiring/Selection

    - Terminations

    Modules 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, SHRMLearning System

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    TIP #4

    4. COMPLIANCE WITH

    FEDERAL/STATE LAWSAND REGULATIONS.

    - Safety

    - Employment

    - Environmental

    - Industry specific- National Labor Relations

    Modules 2-6, SHRM

    Learning System

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    TIP #5

    5. ENSURE YOU HAVE

    WELL WRITTEN JOBDESCRIPTIONS.

    - Competencies

    - Clarity

    - KSAs

    - Essential Functionsand/or Primary Duties

    - Physical Conditions

    Module 2, SHRMLearning System

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    TIP #6

    6. PERFORM

    THOROUGHBACKGROUNDCHECKS.

    Note: Some laws

    require criminalbackgroundchecks. Module 2, SHRM

    Learning System

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    TIP #7

    7. REVIEW BENEFITS

    & COMPENSATIONFOR INEQUITIES.

    - Males/Females- Equal Work

    - Other EEOcategories

    Module 4, SHRM

    Learning System

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    TIP #88. TRAIN MANAGERS

    AND SUPERVISORS

    HOW TO EVALUATEand TREATEMPLOYEES FAIRLY.

    - Coaching

    - Disciplining

    - Providing instructions

    - Terminations- Training

    - Hiring/Selection

    Modules 3 & 5-SHRM Learning

    System

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    TIP #9

    9. PROVIDE TOOLS

    AND RESOURCESNECESSARY TO

    PERFORM JOB

    SUCCESSFULLY and

    SAFELY; KEEP

    SKILLS UPDATED.

    Modules 2, 3 & 4-

    SHRM Learning

    System

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    TIP #10

    10.HAVE A COMPLAINT

    RESOLUTIONAND/OR A

    GRIEVANCE

    PROCEDURE IN

    PLACE TO RESOLVE

    PERSONNEL ISSUES.Module 5- SHRM

    Learning System

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    RESOURCES

    Betty McHale, Owner, Workplace Solutions LLC, 28years of experience in Business Administration and HR.

    SHRM Learning System Modules 1-6, 2010 edition.

    For more information about the SHRM Learning System,log on to www.workplacesolutionswv.com, orwww.shrm.org. Workplace Solutions provides in-housetraining for your HR Department/Managers on the SHRM

    Learning System.

    http://www.workplacesolutionswv.com/http://www.shrm.org/http://www.shrm.org/http://www.workplacesolutionswv.com/
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    Workplace Solutions Can Help!

    Perform a HR Audit

    Assist in creating a strategic HR plan Implement programs to save money and

    resources and eliminate possibility of lawsuits.

    Ensure your managers are trained. One on one coaching for managers weak in HR

    skills.

    Call us today to obtain more information at 304-562-3333 (office), 304-561-7009 (cell).

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