Navigating HR Like A Pro: What Every Small Business & New HR Person Should Know, Do and Avoid

  • 2
  • August 2024
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

    Duration:  60  Mins


Basic & Advanced

Webinar ID


  • Developing policies and organizational best practices
  • Managing and measuring performance
  • Driving engagement and cultivating a culture, 
  • Understanding legal obligations, assessing, risk 
  • Guidance for developing leaders

Overview of the webinar

The Essential HR Guide teaches the nuts and bolts of HR for small businesses and startups and is the perfect reference for any organization that may not have the financial resources to invest in a fully-staffed HR department. Our session provides a concise but comprehensive guide to HR issues for small businesses and startups.

Who should attend?

  • Small Business Owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Startup founder
  • Operations Manager
  • Manager for Finance, Operations, and Human Resources
  • One-Person HR Department 
  • Office Manager
  • Anyone with HR responsibility for their company

Why should you attend?

Those with limited experience in HR have few resources and are looking to understand how to navigate the basic processes and requirements to successfully support HR in a new or growing business and how to lay a foundation to avoid HR-related legal complications.

Faculty - Mr.William J Rothwell

William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow is President of Rothwell and Associates, Inc., a full-service consulting company that specializes in succession planning. He is also a Professor of Learning and Performance in the Workforce Education and Development program, Department of Learning and Performance Systems, at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus. In that capacity, he heads up a top-ranked graduate program in learning and performance. He has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited 300 books, book chapters, and articles—including 64 books. Before arriving at Penn State in 1993, he had 20 years of work experience as a Training Director in government and in business. As a consultant he has worked with over 50 multinational corporations--including Motorola, General Motors, Ford, and many others. In 2004, he earned the Graduate Faculty Teaching Award at Pennsylvania State University, a single award given to the best graduate faculty member on the 23 campuses of the Penn State system. His train-the- trainer programs have won global awards.


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