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Human Resources for

Those New to HR

Updated for 2020!

Strengthen your HR game with training for beginners to experienced administrators and office managers.

A crash course covering key issues, top techniques, and best practices.

Recently been asked to take on greater HR responsibilities? This program is ideal if you are just starting out in the HR profession, planning to make a career change into an HR position, or performing HR duties as a part of a non-HR job.

Human Resources for Those New to HR is critical new material designed especially for professionals like you who are new to the demanding responsibilities of HR. Fast-paced and information-rich, this program condenses the most important HR basics into clear, concise, easy-to-understand training.

This course will swiftly get you up to speed on all aspects of HR - from legal and compliance issues to hiring and firing, benefits administration, building a great team, retention and more!

Now more than ever before, good HR professionals are in high demand. This course covers what you need to move your career forward. Taught by seasoned pros, the sessions give you inside tips and techniques used by top law firms today. Take a positive and proactive step in learning what you need to stand out as a leader in your firm. 

In four 90-minute sessions of intensive training, you'll cover:

  •       The Brave New HR Writer - How to Write Powerful Emails
  •       Interviewing Techniques to Hire Long-Term Employees

  •       The Right Way to Terminate Employees
  •       Managing Difficult Employees and Their Supervisors
  •       An HR Legal Primer on FLSA, EEO, FMLA, ADA, FCRA and more
  •       Ban the Box" (BTB) policies  - applicants' criminal histories 

  •       What Questions You Can't Ask a Candidate

  •       Fostering and Cultivating a High-Performance Team
  •       Recruiting: The Ins, the Outs, the Agencies
Build skills, confidence and know-how. Whether you are new to the field or experienced and need a refresher, this course covers the basics necessary for a dynamic career.

When it comes to HR, you've got to know your stuff. Your organization and its employees are depending on you to provide accurate information, advice and answers on everything from government regulatory issues and benefits administration to the finer points of recruiting, terminations, reviews, and building a high performance winning team.

You can’t afford to learn HR skills by trial and error – enroll today!
Mark your calendar and enroll today in this must-attend HR training. Don’t wait any longer to get the know-how you need to handle your HR duties effectively and with greater confidence. You’ll leave knowing you’ve got all your bases covered.

Where: Online

When: March 19, 24, 26, 31, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pacific,

          1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern 

Price: $169 to OLP and PKI Members

$199 for Non-Members

Meet Your Instructors: Chere B. Estrin and Allen S. Brody, Esq.

Chere Estrin is the CEO of Estrin Legal Staffing and Co-Founding Member of the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP), a non-profit organization for attorneys and legal professionals and originator of the eDiscovery Certification Exam (CeDP).


 A former Administrator for two major law firms, she has held executive positions in law firms, litigation support companies and as Sr. Vice President of a legal staffing division of a $5 billion publicly held corporation. She is the CEO and founder of the Paralegal Knowledge Institute, an online continuing legal education organization for experienced paralegals. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of KNOW, the Magazine for Paralegals and of Sue, the Magazine for Women Litigators.

Ms. Estrin has been in the staffing arena for over 20 years placing high-level legal professionals including attorneys, litigation support professionals, technology experts, paralegals, administrators, managers and legal service providers at AmLaw 250 firms and Fortune 1000 in-house corporations.  She founded a successful California organization that she sold to a $5 billion staffing company and, as Sr. Vice-President, ran its national division.


Ms. Estrin is the author of 10 books about careers in the legal field including The Paralegal Career Guide 4th Edition and Where Do I Go From Here? and has written hundreds of articles.  She is a well-known national seminar speaker and has been interviewed or mentioned by publications such as Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur, Maximum, The Daily Journal, LTN, ABA Journal, Forbes.com, Above the Law, and other publications. She is a recipient of the Los Angeles/Century City Woman of Achievement Award, among others.   

Ms. Estrin is a co-founding member of the International Practice Management Association (IPMA and the Organization of Legal Professionals.  She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association Lifetime Achievement Award and has written the popular blog, The Estrin Report, since 2005. Contact her at chere@estrinlegalstaffing.com.


Allen S. Brody, Esq. is a licensed attorney with over 30 years experience in corporate, litigation and real estate law. He practiced in Michigan and California for law firms and corporate in-house legal departments before assuming the position of General Counsel for the Organization of Legal Professionals and President of the Paralegal Knowledge Institute. His courses for attorneys, paralegals and professional staff are well-known for up-to-date information, content and just plain fun. He can be reached at allen.brody@theolp.org.

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