“Cal-Pecularities”-Employment Policies?

It’s often difficult to sort through the numerous employment policies that are in place in California.  One national law firm, Seyfarth Shaw LLC, calls them “Cal-Pecularities”.

Come to the CCC EAC workshop on July 17, to learn to:

  • Identify the employment policies that apply to your company
  • Ask questions about policy content and get recommendations
  • Determine what policies you wish to analyze further

William Truesdell, aka “Bill” to us, will facilitate this interactive discussion to include:

  • A take-away list of 144 policy subjects
  • Discussion about what is missing from the list
  • Ideas for incorporating your company nuances into your policy

Our guest speaker is William H. Truesdell, SPHR. Mr.Truesdellis President of The Management Advantage, Inc., a personnel management consulting firm located inWalnut Creek,California.  Prior to beginning this business in 1987,Mr.Truesdellspent over twenty years in management with American Telephone & Telegraph.  More than half of that time was in human resources and the balance in operations.  He has managed both union represented and non-represented work groups.

He is an expert in the subjects of personnel practices, employee handbooks, equal opportunity, and performance management programs and as an experienced instructor, course developer, and training manager, is the author of many training programs on basic and advanced management skills, career management and crisis management planning.  He is also the author of five books, including, Secrets of Affirmative Action Compliance, Easy Employee Supervision, Before Diversity, and Secrets of Investigating Discrimination Complaints.

Mr. Truesdell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the California State University, Fresno.  He has been an Extension Instructor at the University of California, Berkeley, is past president of the Northern California Employment Round Table, has served on the National Workplace Diversity Committee in the Society for Human Resource Management, is past Chair of the Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council and currently serves as Chair of the Contra Costa County EEO Advisory Council.  He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute and is a member of the SHRM/ANSIDiversity Metrics Standards Development task force.

Maximize Your Managers…Survival Skills

Making the Most of Your Managers…Survival Skills

Are you giving your managers everything they need to be successful? Do they know all they should to keep themselves and your organization out of trouble?  Most of them are proven achievers in their technical areas of expertise, they’ve risen through the ranks, and now they’re in charge of your most expensive assets…your employees.  But often, they’ve had little or no training in the people aspects of their work.

Join Janett Edrington of Common Sense Workplace as she outlines what every manager needs:

 Responsibility and Resources

  • Power and Authority
  • Truth and Consequences
  • Training, training and more training…Survival Skills

 When you give managers what they need, you’ll increase their confidence, reduce legal risks, retain key employees at every level and rev up the success of your entire team!

 With more than 25 years experience in Human Resources management, training and consulting, Janett always brings humor and a positive approach to making the most of the people in your organization — including you!

Our guest speaker for this seminar is Janet Edrington, founder of Common Sense Workplace, specializes in HR Consulting and Training.  She has over 25 years HR experience as a manager, trainer and consultant.  She is a popular speaker before employer groups and HR professionals, on technical as well as motivational topics.  A diverse client base consists of large and small employers, including many start-ups, from hi-tech, biotech, financial and professional services, health care, manufacturing, and non-profit organizations.   Whether working with clients to solve or prevent problems or building programs to increase productivity, Janett brings practical solutions and an upbeat attitude.

Ms. Edrington holds a BS in Human Resources Management from Golden Gate University and certification in Training and Human Resources Development from University of California, Berkeley; she is designated by the Society of Human Resources Management as a Senior Professional of Human Resources.