TAMIU SBDC Offers Second in Three-Part Series May 6

TAMIU SBDC Offers Second Seminar
in 3-Part HR Issues Series May 6

The second in a three-part series targeted toward small businesses that are looking to expand or hire employees for the first-time will be offered by Texas A&M International University’s Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC).

The series continues Tuesday, May 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cowart Hall, room 112 with “Small Business Employee Handbook Clinic.”

Utilizing an electronic template, each attendee will be able to create or revise their personnel policies with the direction and assistance of Human Capital staff. Small business owners regularly indicate that they feel that employee handbooks and written policies are important and would be valuable to their organizations, but are unable find the time to work on them. This clinic will allow time to focus efforts, without the interruptions that occur all the time in small businesses.

The third and final installment in the series will be offered Tuesday, May 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pellegrino Hall, room 221 with Job Descriptions and Performance Appraisal Clinic. The series first session will be repeated May 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Western Hemispheric Trade Center room 103.

The clinic is designed to provide information and hands-on templates for developing competency based job descriptions and performance appraisal processes. Keep current with judicial leanings regarding the connection between well-defined job descriptions and the ADA and the importance of job descriptions on performance appraisal and progressive discipline.

Deirdre Pattillo from the South-West Texas Border Region SBDC Human Capital Program will be conducting the three part series.

For more information or to register, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 956.326.2827 or register online at sbdc.tamiu.edu

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