Conducting workplace investigations default mostly to HR professionals, and for good reason. With their specialized job training as well as their superior interpersonal skills, it’s a logical choice.

However, it may be surprising to learn that HR professionals often conduct workplace investigations without a specific methodology or without specific training. With that in mind, this course is designed to provide HR practitioners of all levels with a step-by-step process for conducting workplace investigations that are sound and thorough.

The course also includes specific topics that frequently come up as part of an investigation such as requests to not investigate, complaints against higher-level employees, the value of hearsay, and common errors in responding to employee complaints.

Area Covered In The Webinar

  • Obligations for the employer to conduct investigations
  • 9 steps to conducting a thorough workplace investigation
  • Common errors in responding to employee complaints and how to avoid them
  • Key details for selecting the proper investigator
  • Related topics you must be aware of concerning workplace investigations 

Why should you attend?

Conducting a workplace investigation with thoroughness and diligence can be a confusing and labor-intensive undertaking. Add to that, the importance of conducting the investigation in a timely manner and you face a potentially daunting task that must be done in addition to your day-to-day responsibilities.

This course is designed to provide you with a step-by-step process for conducting a workplace investigation without becoming overwhelmed. You’ll learn ways to plan out your investigation, handle requests not to investigate, understand the importance of hearsay, and learn specific aspects of selecting the ideal investigator.

During this session, you’ll not only understand foundational concepts and details, but you’ll also prepare yourself and avoid potential missteps.

Who Will Benefit

  • Human resources professionals – all levels
  • Business executives
  • Department leaders
  • Internal security
  • Legal counsel – internal and external


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Melveen Stevenson is the CEO and founder of M.S.Elemental, LLC, a human resources and business advisory firm based in San Pedro, California. As a certified HR professional with a background in accoun Know More

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