Understanding the ways that cultural and communication changes impact the work environment is crucial to maintaining employee relations and engaging new ones. With these changes also come changes in legal requirements and guidelines and new approaches to handling and balancing all of them. As a working professional, you have little space for which to not only learn these new requirements and landscapes but quickly implement them in a seamless and legitimate way. Use this focused program to keep advocating for employees while meeting new expectations of your employer.

Stay abreast of best practices in human resources essentials while learning about methods to readjust to external and internal factors affecting the employee and employer. Review the recruitment process, from developing a job description to distributing new hire paperwork. Learn about approaches to candidate selection, including conducting tests, doing background checks, collecting references, and organizing an offer. Understand new legal aspects affecting recruitment and selection. Explore global issues around retention, employee training and support, and turnover minimization. Apply your lessons immediately in your position for quick adaptation to the changing expectations around your duties.

Designed For

  • Human resources managers, lead supervisors, staffing agencies and consultants, and operations managers
  • Professionals with human resources-related duties
  • Professionals moving into a management-level position

What You'll Learn

  • Strategies for effective human resources management, such as balancing employee needs with external factors like the economy and demographics
  • Best practices and new issues related to the recruitment process, including preparing a job description and interviewing candidates
  • Analysis of legal issues involved in recruitment, such as equal opportunity guidelines
  • Review of issues relating to retention, employee training and support, and “fit”

What You Can Do With This Program

Positions are available in a variety of industries and can include self-employment, firms, government, or nonprofit organizations. Jobs might include:

  • Human resources specialists
  • Human resources assistants
  • Operations supervisors and managers
  • Equal opportunity representatives and officers
  • Operations managers
  • Supervisors and managers

Additional Details


Foundations of Human Resources
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