Ask the HR Expert Webinar Series

Effective Selection: Ask the HR Expert Webinar

June 21, 2021 @2-3:30pm

Join Holly Nowak, the HR professional behind the Ask the HR Expert service, for a discussion of interviewing and selecting the best candidates for open positions.

Participants of this session will learn effective process and practices to be used in the interview process including:
• Foundations: Job Descriptions
• Leading Formats: A common mistake
• What can I and what should I ask? Constructing Legal and effective questions.
• Candidate Answers: Mining for Meaning

At the conclusion participants will be able to utilize what they have learned to ensure their own interview process is compliant and more effective in uncovering candidate fit to opportunities in their organizations.

We invite you to submit a question for Holly – there will be a place to do that during the registration process. The deadline to submit questions is June 11th.

Free to ESLN Members. Registration is required. This webinar will be recorded. This session is sponsored by the Empire State Library Network. If you have any questions, contact Laura Osterhout.

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Trust & Leadership: Ask the HR Expert Webinar

September 20, 2021 @2-3:30pm

Join Holly Nowak, the HR professional behind the Ask the HR Expert service, for a discussion of building and improving workplace relationships and teams.

Participants of this session will explore traits that ‘followers’ seek in their leaders, understand that the definition of ‘great’ leadership and communication are somewhat universal, and the overarching importance of trust in building effective workplace relationships.

Participants will leave this session with a top of mind focus on how to build and improve their workplace relationships for more productive and collaborative teams.

We invite you to submit a question for Holly – there will be a place to do that during the registration process. The deadline to submit questions is September 10th.

Free to ESLN Members. Registration is required. This webinar will be recorded. This session is sponsored by the Empire State Library Network. If you have any questions, contact Laura Osterhout.

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Leading Performance: Ask the HR Expert Webinar

October 18, 2021 @ 2-3:30pm

Join Holly Nowak, the HR professional behind the Ask the HR Expert service, for a discussion of effective and objective performance evaluations.

In this session participants will gain an understanding of the importance of timely, objective, and documented feedback on work performance. The session will also explore effective frameworks for ensuring our mindset is in the right place and how to utilize frameworks to prepare leading to more effective and objective performance conversations. Participants of this session will come away feeling more confident with accountability conversations and with an understanding of the importance of not avoiding difficult conversations.

We invite you to submit a question for Holly – there will be a place to do that during the registration process. The deadline to submit questions is October 8th.

Free to ESLN Members. Registration is required. This webinar will be recorded. This session is sponsored by the Empire State Library Network. If you have any questions, contact Laura Osterhout.

REGISTER HERE

HR 101: Ask the HR Expert Webinar

May 17, 2021 @2-3:30pm

Join Holly Nowak, the HR professional behind the Ask the HR Expert service, for a discussion of basic human resources information that managers, supervisors, and directors need to know.

Covering some of the most commonly misunderstood and/or misapplied HR foundational concepts, topics we’ll cover include best practice in: Job Descriptions, Worker Classification, Documentation and Record Keeping, Leaves (including recent changes in NYS); and other important information. This session includes a 30 minute Q & A as well, so please be sure to submit your questions!

Learning objectives:

  • Participants will leave the session recognizing the core HR area red flags and gain an understanding of how to ensure they are on track with foundational HR items.

We invite you to submit a question for Holly – there will be a place to do that during the registration process. The deadline to submit questions is May 7th.

Free to ESLN Members. Registration is required. This webinar will be recorded. This session is sponsored by the Empire State Library Network. If you have any questions, contact Laura Osterhout.

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