Legal Issues Of Supervision, Hiring And Recruiting

  • Created and presented interactive quiz show styled program entitled, “Don’t Put Your Company In Jeopardy!” designed to test participants’ knowledge of various employment laws and ability to respond to workplace situations.
    • Presented program at various companies, trade and professional associations, and non-profit organizations, including: Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, CompassPoint Non-Profit Services, Disability Management Employers Coalition (DMEC), Institute for Community Health Outreach, National Human Resources Association (NHRA), Northern California Institute for Research and Education (NCIRE), Silicon Valley Women in Human Resources, Small Business Administration/Small Business Development Center and Tri-Valley Human Resources Association

  • Documenting Employee Performance And Misconduct Issues: Best Practices And Essential Do’s And Don'ts
    • ebrary, Palo Alto, CA, March 8, 2005
    • Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, San Francisco, CA, November 2005
    • XP Power, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, December 7, 2007
    • Silicon Valley Women in HR, Santa Clara, CA, July 16, 2008
    • Fuji Electric Corp. of America, Fremont, CA, March 15, 2010
    • HR Star Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 14, 2010
    • The Conference Center at Cathedral at Christ the Light, Oakland, CA, August 11, 2010
    • HR West Conference, Northern CA Human Resources Association (NCHRA), Oakland, CA, April 12, 2011
    • Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), Fremont, CA, October 13 and 20, 2011
    • RPM Mortgage, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, January 5, 2012
    • Carondelet High School, Concord, CA, October 1, 2013
    • Fuji Electric Corp. of America, Edison, NJ, September 2016

  • Legal Issues Of Supervision: How To Avoid Putting Your Company At Risk
    • Personnel Management Course at Peralta Community College District, Oakland, CA, 2002
    • Northern California Institute for Research and Education (NCIRE), San Francisco, CA, 2003, 2004 and 2007
    • XP Power, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, December 7, 2007
    • Fuji Electric Corp. of America, Fremont, CA, March 15, 2010

  • Employment Law Jeopardy!” interactive quiz show testing participants’ knowledge of recent employment law developments and their ability to respond to real world workplace scenarios
    • EEOC Annual TAPS Conferences, San Jose, CA, September 7, 2006 and San Francisco, CA, July 27, 2007

  • Best Practices For Hiring, Managing And Terminating Employees: Effective Documentation Practices For Managers And Human Resources Professionals,” The Conference Center at Cathedral at Christ the Light, Oakland, CA, August 11, 2010

  • Three Part Training: 1) “Essential Communication Skills For Managers: Communicating Expectations And Feedback,; 2) Best Practices For Documenting Employee Misconduct And Performance Issues; and 3) Effective Strategies And Communication Skills When Dealing With Challenging Workplace Situations And People,” presented with Maria Ramos-Chertok, Esq. for Netlogic Microsystems, Santa Clara, CA, November 17, 2010
  • Misclassification Of Employees As Salaried Or Exempt: Best Practices And Effective Job Descriptions To Avoid Costly Lawsuits,” Alameda County Training and Education Center, Oakland, CA, September 29, 2011

  • Legal Issues Of Supervision (EEO Laws, Workplace Disability Accommodations And Effective Documentation Practices For Managers),” Intermolecular, Inc., San Jose, CA, December 14, 2011

  • Legal Issues Of Supervision and Effective Documentation Practices For Managers,” Codexis, Inc., Redwood City, CA, February 16, 2012

  • Employee Background Checks: Resume Fraud, Arrest And Conviction Records Under The FCRA And The Newly Released EEOC Guidelines,” webinar sponsored by Jungle Source, Inc. August 1, 2012

  • Best Practices For Managers: Setting Expectations And Performance Management,” for managers at Convention Management Resources, San Francisco, CA, February 25, 2014

  • Preventing And Addressing Workplace Discrimination and Harassment,” for supervisors at Bank of the West, San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2014

  • Best Practices For Documenting Employee Misconduct And Performance Issues
    • University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, October 23, 2014
    • Alameda County Training and Education Center, Oakland, CA, October 30, 2014

  • Legal Issues of Supervision,” University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, March 10, 2015

  • The Do’s And Don’ts Of Documenting Performance And Misconduct Issues,” Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) Small HR Summit, San Francisco, CA, scheduled for October 29, 2015

  • Employment Solutions at Your Fingertips: Social Media and the Workplace,” with Denise Eaton-May, live broadcast on 1220 AM radio from The MONEYSHOW, Marriot Marquis, San Francisco, CA, July 18, 2015

  • HR Templates: Documenting Employee Issues,” EEOC Annual TAPS Conference for Employers, San Jose, CA, September 14, 2015

  • Avoiding Employment Law Pitfalls in the “Share,” “Gig” or “on Demand” Economy,” 2016 HR West Conference, Northern CA Human Resources Association (NCHRA), Oakland, CA, March 8, 2016