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HR Hot Topic: Marijuana and the Workplace
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HR Hot Topic: Marijuana and the Workplace

$39

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 27, 2023

Medical marijuana is legal in more than half the states and the District of Columbia (D.C.), and the recreational use of marijuana is legal in many. Yet, federal law still identifies marijuana as an illegal drug. In this course, you will learn about the importance of creating and communicating clear workplace policies that address employee drug use. You will also learn to identify signs that an employee might be impaired and how to address those concerns when they come up. You will have the opportunity to explore the legal status of marijuana in your state.

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HR Skills™: Problem-Solving
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HR Skills™: Problem-Solving

$49

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 27, 2023

In this course, you will learn a number of techniques and models for problem solving. You will also learn about the types of problems HR professionals encounter. Lastly, you will apply problem-solving strategies to a number of real-world HR issues. Through practice, you will hone your problem-solving skill set and become a more effective HR professional.

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HR Skills™: The Hiring Process
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HR Skills™: The Hiring Process

$79

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 27, 2023

The success of an organization is entirely dependent on its people. An organization's mission can only be achieved through the hard work of talented, dedicated employees, which is why hiring is a crucial task that organizations must get right.

The key to a good hire is a good hiring process. HR professionals play a central role in ensuring the organization acquires the right talent. In this course, you'll learn how you can help your organization succeed by determining staffing needs, recruiting qualified candidates, conducting effective interviews, and selecting the best candidate for the role. This course outlines the hiring process from beginning to end—from developing a hiring plan through the onboarding process.

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HR Hot Topic: Pay Equity
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HR Hot Topic: Pay Equity

$39

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 4, 2023

In this course, you will explore the importance of developing workplace policies that address unfair gaps in employee pay. You will learn about tools that can help inform those policies—like survey and pay audits—and best practices for their implementation. This course presents federal and state legislation on pay equity, and it provides an opportunity for you to explore your state's laws and how they impact your workplace.

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HR Hot Topic: Promoting Employee Well-being
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HR Hot Topic: Promoting Employee Well-being

$39

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 4, 2023

Promoting employee well-being is essential for a healthy organization. While this may seem obvious, it can easily be overlooked in an effort to meet other organizational goals. In this course, you will learn what it means to develop a working environment that prioritizes employee health, happiness, and comfort. You will explore various techniques for creating a positive workplace culture and identify common stressors that may threaten employee well-being. You will also learn about the effects employee well-being has on a company's financial success and productivity.

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HR Hot Topic: Recruiting Multi-generational Employees
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HR Hot Topic: Recruiting Multi-generational Employees

$39

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 4, 2023

Recruiting multi-generational employees is crucial in a world where more individuals are putting off retirement and making later-in-life career changes. While the benefits of a multi-generational workforce may seem obvious, they can easily be overlooked in an effort to meet other organizational goals. In this course, you will learn the differences between current generations that are working together. You will explore various considerations for attracting, recruiting, and retaining an age-diverse workforce. You will also learn how age-diversity can influence a company's success, innovation, and productivity.

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HR Hot Topic: The Future of Work
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HR Hot Topic: The Future of Work

$39

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 4, 2023

What will the future workspace look like? What are the "typical jobs" of tomorrow? How many hours a week will employees work? How will culture and technology affect the future of work? The answers to these questions are based on events, innovation, employer motivation, and the needs, preferences, and composition of the workforce. This course explores the future of work in the context of COVID-19, automation, artificial intelligence (AI), business sustainability, multi-generational workforces, different business models, increasing demand for flexible work arrangements, an evolving organizational culture, and a need for expanded accessibility.

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HR Simulation: BioSage Labs
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HR Simulation: BioSage Labs

$359

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 4, 2023

In this course, you will play the role of a recently hired HR manager at the fictional company BioSage Labs. You will encounter different situations faced by HR managers, such as onboarding, diversity and inclusion, retention, harassment, emergency procedures, pay gaps, and substance abuse in the workplace. You will have the opportunity to make decisions throughout the simulation, which will impact outcomes, involve trade-offs, and affect your overall score. The simulation includes an adaptive scoreboard, as well as feedback and video commentary from an experienced HR manager. The BioSage Labs simulation gives you the opportunity to apply your HR knowledge and skills to a series of engaging situations.

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