HR Management Skills for New HR Assistants & HR Advisors

About

ABOUT COURSE

Are you looking to grow your  HR or recruitment skills? 

Unlike any other generalist HR courses, this course for new HR Assistants & Recruitment Professionals strikes a balance between the legal and critical employment issues whilst equipping you with practical skills in dealing with real-life situations. 

This course will also help you identify the strategic role of creating HR value within your organisation.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Those new to HR, in-house and agency recruiters and administration professionals who have HR responsibilities. The course will also appeal to experienced HR assistants who wish to update knowledge around legislation and practical skills. 

 


NEW SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

 

  • The building blocks to be a successful HR practitioner 
  • A robust approach to attraction, recruitment, retention and HR management of staff
  • Legislative requirements with practical examples and discussions to help apply employment law in real workplaces 
  • Inductions, performance programmes and systems involved in the HR function
  • How to make sound recruitment decisions 

 

 


“Great location, great food, great hospitality – Presented very well, good information provided. Instructor was fantastic!!” 

Tracey Soffe, HR Coordinator, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

 

Outline

COURSE OUTLINE

ATTRACTION & RECRUITMENT

Employment Market Overview

  • Trends & Demographics
  • Economic impacts

 

Attraction Strategies

  • Building an employment brand
  • Candidate databases & portals
  • Proactive attraction 
  • Practical Exercise: Creating your employment brand

 

Advertising & Position Descriptions

  • Writing and placing a good job advert
  • Identifying competencies & building a position description framework
  • Practical Exercise: Competencies 

 

Managing Internal Clients

  • Managing timelines and expectations
  • Dealing with difficult clients

 

Recruitment Overview

  • Understanding the recruitment process 
  • Structured interview process 
  • Behavioural based interviewing
  • Making verbal referencing work for you
  • Assessing candidates and making an informed recruitment decision

 

Employment Law in HR

  • Employment Relations (Flexible Working Arrangements) Amendment Act 2007
  • Holidays Act 2003 and amendments
  • Privacy Act 1993
  • Human Rights Act 2003
  • Employment Relations Act 2000
  • EEO
  • Good Employer requirements for Crown Entities 

 

 

HR MANAGEMENT OF EMPLOYEES

Understanding Employment Agreements, Terms and Conditions

  • Elements of an employment agreement
  • Dealing with different types of contracts 

  

Understanding Pay and Benefits

  • Determining pay levels
  • Performance related pay
  • Employment benefits 

 

Inductions

  • Inductions vs. Orientations
  • Creating induction programmes
  • Matching inductions to realities of company culture, behaviours & values
  • Linking induction to development and performance reviews

Practical Exercise: Create an induction framework for your company. 

 

Training & Development

  • Linking development needs to role competencies
  • Creating ongoing development programmes
  • Utilising internal resources and mentors

 

Performance Management

  • Structuring a performance management programme
  • Working with managers
  • Identifying and collating information

 

Disciplinary Procedures - Overview

  • Guiding principles – fairness and good faith
  • Disciplinary actions – step by step
  • What to include in verbal/written warnings

 

Termination

  • Dealing with resignations
  • Entitlements 
  • How to conduct exit interviews

 


You will be engaged in various interactive discussions, practical exercises and role plays throughout the course to help reinforce your learning experience. 


Facilitator

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart has over 20 years experience in the employment and HR market. During this time he has been General Manager of three of New Zealand’s largest consultancies. His expertise, market knowledge and networks add value to any organisation's human resource decisions.

With his extensive knowledge and exposure to changes within the labour market Dave takes a proactive approach to helping companies anticipate and manage their place in the future world of employment. His knowledge of the dynamics and diversity in our changing work population helps companies recognise what drives their employees and how to best challenge, reward and retain talent.

Dave Stewart is also part-time Managing Director of Te Hopai, a charitable Trust providing care to the aged and the needy. Dave has been a Board Trustee of the EEO Trust since 2001 and has judged the prestigious Work & Life Awards in 2002, 2006, 2007 and again in 2008.

In-house Training

Do you have a number of staff who would benefit from this course? Find out more about running HR Management Skills for New HR Assistants & HR Advisors , in-house at your organisation or ask us about our team training discounts:

Contact the Training Team on 09 912 3616 or email training@brightstar.co.nz or fill in the form below.
Visit www.brightstar.co.nz/inhouse to learn more about our in-house training options & training packages.

Do you have a number of staff who would benefit from this course? Find out more about running HR Management Skills for New HR Assistants & HR Advisors , in-house at your organisation or ask us about our team training discounts:

Contact the Training Team on 09 912 3616 or email training@brightstar.co.nz or fill in the form below.
Visit www.brightstar.co.nz/inhouse to learn more about our in-house training options & training packages.