This video tutorial covers the importance of documentation in human resources, where to file personnel documents, and how to guide managers and supervisors in documenting performance. HR professional consultant and trainer Catherine Mattice explains how to store documents from the hiring process and she offers tips on getting started.
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- As an HR manager,…you get to help drive your organization's success…by helping your team be the best they can be…and sometimes driving your organization's success…is all about compliance.…That's where documentation comes in.…HR is the record keeper of employee performance,…advancement, career development,…discipline, benefits, bonuses, and everything in between.…I hate to say it, but in the end,…the purpose of all that documentation…is to protect your organization from liability.…If an employee fills a suit against you…for violation of any employment laws,…the corner stone of that case…will be your documentation.…
Now, you can always try to convenience yourself…that a suit would never happen to your company.…Everyone loves working there,…you all get along, the CEO is awesome,…and there's just no way someone would ever do that.…You could say the same thing about wearing your seat belt…when you drive, that you'll never get in an accident,…but we all know that car accidents happen every day…so wear your seat belt and be a thorough…
HR consultant Catherine Mattice outlines some of the considerations of the human resources professional, such as balancing the needs of employees with the interests of the organization. She reveals how to conduct an HR audit to identify HR practices that need improvement. She then outlines core HR responsibilities: staffing, training, documentation, compensation and benefits, performance reviews, job descriptions, compliance with state and federal regulations, and more.
- Building trust with employees
- Conducting an HR audit
- Classifying employees
- Setting up compensation and benefits
- Creating and enforcing company policies
- Writing job descriptions
- Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees
- Managing employee performance
- Training employees
- Disciplining employees