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7 pitfalls every manager should avoid

October 18, 2017 @ (Pacific Time) 10:00 am - 11:00 am


A key job responsibility for every manager is reducing the risks associated with having employees. To carry out this role, it is crucial to understand how a manager’s actions can add to or reduce a company’s exposure to complaints, lawsuits, and monetary penalties. This webinar focuses on 7 of the most common mistakes new (and sometimes seasoned) managers make that lead to greater risk for a company, and how to avoid them.

Learning Objectives:

Understand the crucial role managers play in wage and hour compliance.
Avoid common pitfalls related to disciplinary issues and employee complaints.
Learn guidelines for working with employees with medical issues.

HRCI: 1 Credit
SHRM: 1 Credit – Trupp HR is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credit (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP


Christine Thelen, Director of HR ServicesChristine Thelen

Christine Thelen is the Director of HR Services at Trüpp, a human resources company that provides HR consulting services, HR outsourcing, and leadership development solutions. Christine currently leads the project team, where her breadth of experience and expertise provide a substantial foundation for Trüpp’s HR consulting services.

Christine has extensive experience assisting clients with the drafting and implementation of compliant HR policy, providing training and counsel, and conducting employment investigations, with a strong focus on employment law. As Director of HR Services at Trüpp, she advises on complex employment issues, creates client-specific employment policies and documents, leads our manager training program and employee engagement survey services, and provides compensation planning support. Her broader experience portfolio also includes training employees and supervisors on policies and procedures, facilitating process improvement and providing practical legal advice and guidance on employment law for a variety of organizations. Christine’s background has contributed to a firm understanding of business operations and the ability to advise organizations on developing and implementing practical and effective policy and process improvements.

Christine graduated from Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law with a Doctor of Law (JD). Her undergraduate work includes a BA in Government and Economics from Claremont McKenna College and has her Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM – SCP certifications.

Contact: christine.thelen@trupphr.com | 503.828.0255 x107


October 18, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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160 NE 6th Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97232 United States


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