Human Resource Management Series

Human Resource Essentials

Are you currently working in the role of a supervisor?  Could you use help navigating some of the circumstances or questions that arise during your day?  Do you need clarification about the legal responsibilities of your job?   Human Resources is offering a four-part series to support supervisors in their efforts to ensure legal compliance as they manage their departments.  This series is designed to help keep supervisors up to date on important laws that impact effective employee relations in the office, give answers regarding your need to follow and help to keep an open line of communication with your team.   In this series we will be reviewing Compliance Responsibilities, Performance Expectations, the Wright State Employment Process and Conducting Effective Job Interviews.

Part One

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Date & Time: TBD

In this interactive session we will do the following:

  • Review and define the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Summarize eligibility and the application process
  • Discuss HR support
  • Examine employee and employer responsibilities.
  • Provide an overview of the WSU policy and what to do if the employee return to work

Part Two


The Wright State Employment Process

Date & Time: TBD

  • The Basic Approval Process, replacement and new positions
  • Understanding People Admin, recruiting, steps of hiring a new employee , the supervisor’s checklist, the new employee checklist, and orientation
  • Classification and Compensation: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Compensation practices, job descriptions and job audits

Part Three

Conducting an Effective Job Interview

Date & Time: TBD

  • Review the application materials determining qualified verses non-qualified applicants
  • Identify what to look for on a resume and be able to identify any red flags
  • Understand legal and illegal Interviewing questions
  • Learn steps for preparing to conduct a successful job interview
  • Gain tips on what kinds of questions to ask and understand how to conducting an interview with behavioral questions
  • Objectively evaluate candidate response


Part Four

So Things Aren't Going So Well?

Date & Time: TBD

  • Supervisory support for performance management-review employee and labor relations, identify problematic employee behavior, outline effective coaching, and documentation of the process
  • Performance improvement plans -discuss what a performance plan is, when to use one, what it should include and how to get started.
  • Summary of the disciplinary actions for bargaining unit employees, classified civil service staff, and unclassified employees.  Overview of dispute resolution procedure and appeal rights.