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7 Fundamentals for Supervisors: A Webinar Series

The Office of Human Resources is hosting a seven-week webinar series that explores supervisory operational functions as they relate specifically to human resources. Your journey to greater supervisory effectiveness starts with a deep dive into the standards, responsibilities and expectations of supervisors at Clemson University!

Attending the Series

The seven-week webinar series is available on line on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. through Adobe Connect webinar sessions.

Each live session is recorded and uploaded within 72 hours of the session date and time. Links to the recorded webinar sessions will be provided in the Webinar Outline section below. Please check back for recorded sessions.

University supervisors are welcome to attend the limited-enrollment live sessions or to view the recorded sessions.

Webinar Frequency

New 90-minute live webinars facilitated by our HR experts will be available each Wednesday between March 22, 2017 and May 3, 2017.

Registration

Supervisors can register for each webinar session in the Webinar Outline section below.

Please Note: Enrollment space is limited – those that are unable to attend the webinar session are invited to review the recorded version of the webinar once it is available.

Webinar Outline

Fundamental I: Introduction to Supervision

Chief Human Resources Officer, Michelle Piekutowski, and attorney, Chris Johnson, lead a discussion of the many roles and responsibilities of supervisors, including the expectations and challenges of effective management, the important role supervisors perform, and laws that need to be at the forefront of any supervisor’s decision making.

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Facilitators: Michelle Piekutowski, CHRO, The Office of Human Resources (OHR), and Chris Johnson, J.D.
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

Fundamental II: Hiring

Supervisors gain an overview of the hiring process and the specific role they perform that facilitates the goal of meeting hiring objectives.

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Facilitators: Josh Brown, Talent Acquisition Manager, OHR, and Pablo Unda, International Employment Manager, OHR
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

Fundamental III: Onboarding and Offboarding

This webinar takes a two-part approach to examine the processes involved in effectively welcoming new employees and properly separating employees from the University. Supervisors will benefit from an outline of the critical role they play in both processes, and the related policies and procedures that support each employee transition.

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Facilitator: Vivian Morris, Director of Retention and Engagement, OHR
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

Fundamental IV: Payroll

Supervisors will gain an appreciation of their role in employee timekeeping and the processes and procedures that ensure the University’s effective compliance of federal laws associated with timekeeping.

New Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
New Time: 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Ami Hood, Payroll Director, Payroll Office
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

Fundamental V: Benefits

Supervisors will gain from an overview of the full array of the University’s employment benefits, applicable laws, and the University’s leave program. Administrative procedures and the defined roles of departments and members of the Office of Human Resources will be discussed.

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Facilitator: Lisa Gagnon, Benefits Manager, OHR
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

Fundamental VI: Classification and Compensation - RESCHEDULED

Supervisor will gain an appreciation of their role in Clemson’s classification and compensation process for their employees along with a basic understanding of these key elements:

  • The job evaluation and classification process
  • Compensation guidelines and salary administration
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Related policies and procedures

New Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Facilitators: Jamie Byrne, Interim Classification and Compensation Manager, OHR and Ted Jaeger, Senior Compensation Consultant, OHR
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

Fundamental VII: Employee Relations

Supervisors will benefit from this overview of Clemson’s performance management process as well as the employee relations function that the Office of Human Resources provides. Additionally, this webinar will provide supervisors with information on applicable processes and policies related to misconduct and discipline.

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Facilitator: Michelle Cato, Senior Manager, Performance and Learning, OHR
Click HERE to view the recorded webinar session

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