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Discover the advantages of transferring your unused accumulated leave and other cashable leave credits into your Savings Plus account(s). This workshop explains how to maximize the benefits of Lump Sum Separation Pay and 457 Traditional Catch-Up.
By the end of this workshop you will:
Learn how to transfer Lump Sum into your Savings Plus account(s) pre-tax
Find out how to use Lump Sum with Catch-Up
See if you are eligible to double your Catch-Up contribution for up to three years in the 457 plan
This two day class focuses on the principles and techniques used to develop a legally defensible and predictive multiple choice examination and how to evaluate test effectiveness. Day one focuses on the methods of writing multiple-choice written tests. The course introduces various item types such as knowledge, reading comprehension, math, and analytical problem solving. Day two covers the use and interpretation of item analysis data for written multiple-choice tests. Topics include item discrimination, item-total correlation, item difficulty, distractor analysis, classical test theory, statistical reliability, and the use of this information to improve individual test items as well as the overall exam.
Participants will gain a foundation in the principles and techniques used to develop legally defensible and predictive multiple-choice examinations. Participants will also learn how to use an item analysis report to ensure that examinations are functioning properly. Upon successful completion of this class, participants will be able to:
Personnel analysts, managers, or individuals responsible for the development of employment testing and selection programs.
$310 per participant
This one-day course introduces the procedures and practices for developing and using structured interviews. The course will focus on the craft of developing proper interview questions and scoring criteria for a variety of job types and domains, including the use of background, knowledge, behavioral, and situational questions.
Participants will gain a foundation in the principles and techniques used to develop legally defensible and predictive structured interviews. Upon successful completion of this class, participants will be able to:
Personnel analysts, managers, or individuals responsible for the development of employment testing and selection programs.
$155 per participant
Presented by CalHR Legal Division House Counsel: This presentation identifies and describes procedural requirements regarding the
investigation/interrogation of a peace officer; the parameters for placing, maintaining, and reviewing documents, materials in a peace officer’s personnel file; non-interrogation rights provided to peace officers; POBR scenarios designed to give participants practical
To identify and discuss primary “rights” the Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights(POBR) grants peace officers.
Peace Officers, Non-Peace Officers, Supervisors, Managers, Internal Affairs Investigators, Police Command Staff and Department Heads.
A three day workshop designed to provide return to work coordinators enough knowledge to effectively administer their workers' compensation program.
Return-to-Work Coordinators (preferential registration)
This class meets the training requirements that are outlined in the Master Agreement. New return-to-work coordinators should attend this training course once in their career, preferably within 12 months of appointment.
Attendees must read the Workers' Compensation Preview (PDF) and have a thorough understanding of the terms used in the workers' compensation system prior to attending this class.
This is an essential training for EAP coordinators, managers, supervisors, personnel officers, departmental training staff, and EAP stakeholders.
This is an interactive training designed to learn specifics about the EAP program, identify how to promote the program, and educate employees, team leaders and other stakeholders about the program.
EAP coordinators, managers, supervisors, personnel officers, departmental training staff, and other EAP stakeholders.
The Benefits Administration Training Class is intended s for new staff responsible for administering state employee benefits. The class provides an overview of numerous benefit programs through scenario based classroom training.
If your department has specific training needs, we want to hear from you. Please email your inquiry to BAMTraining@calhr.ca.gov.
Participants will learn and understand the fundamentals of health, dental, vision, retiree vision, CoBen, FlexElect reimbursement accounts, health and dental cash options, common carrier insurance, group term life insurance, long-term disability, retirement processing, and COBRA.
Upon completion of the class, participants will be able to:
The training is intended for new:
There is no cost to attend this class. You must go through your department's training request process to obtain the necessary approvals to attend class on State time. If you do not attend class or send a substitute, you will be charged a “no-show” fee of $310. However, there is no “no show” fee for webcast training. If you are not able to attend the class for which you have registered, please e-mail your cancellation request to firstname.lastname@example.org two weeks prior to the registered class. When sending a substitute, be sure to send someone based on the description as noted under the “Intended Audience”
If you need a special accommodation, you may send your requests to email@example.com three weeks prior to the class.
In this class you'll learn what you need to know about the state employee 401(k) and 457 plans, and be given a chance to enroll on the spot.
By the end of this workshop you will :
Understand how a 401(k) or 457 fits into your retirement plan
Learn the difference between 401(k) and 457 plans
Find out the difference between pre-tax and Roth savings
Enroll in the plan of your choice
In this workshop you will learn the different investment options available to you through Savings Plus.
Find out how to evaluate your own time horizon and risk tolerance
Understand the difference between stocks, bonds, and short term investments
Learn about the different approaches to investing in Savings Plus
Now that retirement is right over the horizon, you will want to know all the benefits of Savings Plus that apply to you. We will discuss maximizing your Savings Plus deferrals in your last few years of employment, withdrawing your funds after retirement, and why you should keep your funds with Savings Plus after you retire.
Learn how to maximize deferrals in your final years of employment
Discover the tax consequences of making withdrawals in retirement
Find out why transferring out to an IRA might nullify many of the benefits of the state 401(k) and 457 plans
Understand the different strategies of investing after retirement
Discover the advantages of transferring your unused accumulated leave and other cashable leave credits into your Savings Plus account(s). This webinar explains how to maximize the benefits of Lump Sum Separation Pay and 457 Traditional Catch-Up.
By the end of this webinar you will:
Data analysis is the process of describing and interpreting quantitative information. This introductory seminar will guide students through the three basic steps involved in conducting research: collecting data, analyzing data, and reporting the results.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
This course is intended for Analysts.
Cost: $155 per participant
Your choice on when to file for Social Security could increase your annual benefit by as much as 76%. That is why it is the choice of a lifetime. Learn key filing rules and strategies so you can make the choice that fits with your overall retirement income plan.
Discover the advantages of budgeting, eliminating debt, saving for emergencies and investing to achieve and maintain a brighter financial future.
Take the steps to create a budget
Find out how to tackle debt
Learn how to save for the future
Turn your debt payments into retirement contributions.
Presented by CalHR Legal Division House Counsel: A practical overview and update that will provide tips and resources to help you comply with the law, while still managing your workforce. Participants will review the key leave laws including the federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and Pregnancy Disability Leave. During these training sessions we will discuss ways to curb FMLA/CFRA abuse and provide participants tools to help manage employees using FMLA/CFRA leave on an intermittent basis. Additionally, this class will also provide participants with an opportunity to practice their skills and knowledge in handling complex situations involving FMLA and CFRA through in-depth group discussions. Participants will explore complex fact patterns involving management concerns, compliance issues, and the overlap between FMLA/CFRA and other laws and regulations governing medical leave, including the American with Disability Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) by discussing and working through complicated hypothetical factual scenarios.
This training will provide information and guidance in understanding the federal and California leave laws. Learn how to identify a serious health condition, how the military leave laws have changed, and understand the changes in the Pregnancy Disability Leave laws. Understand what intermittent leave is and how to best manage it. Gain practical tips on complying with and administering the FMLA/CFRA.
This class is open to State employees in the Executive Branch. Supervisors, Managers, and Human Resources Staff.
In this class you'll learn what you need to know about the state employee's 401(k) and 457 plans.
This course is designed for experienced return to work coordinators and other workers' compensation claim management staff and will help satisfy the 16 hours of additional training required annually of return-to-work coordinators per the Master Agreement.
Health and Safety Officers
any other workers' compensation case management staff
No cost. However, you must go through your department's training request process to obtain the necessary approvals to attend class on State time.
Now that retirement is right over the horizon, you'll want to know all the benefits of Savings Plus that apply to you. We'll discuss maximizing your Savings Plus deferrals in your last few years of employment, withdrawing your funds after retirement, and why you should keep your funds with Savings Plus after you retire.
This course leverages the science of rapt attention to provide methods and tools for overcoming cognitive overload. It provides a means to recover the many abilities we need to flourish in the workplace. We are distracted, overloaded, and it is having an adverse effect on our productivity and happiness. We are bombarded by information and the effect is dramatic; it lessens our ability to concentrate, learn, be creative, solve problems, and make good decisions. This course is what you need to survive and thrive in the modern information overloaded workplace.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
This course is designed for any employee (from analyst to manager) who wants to learn how to deflect excess information and focus on building rapt attention.
In this course participants will learn how to effectively complete a Duty Statement that is compliant with the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Participants will develop strategies for writing or revising duty statements using a "who does what" language model, as well as be able to identify an employee's essential job functions and the expected job performance.
As a result of attending this class, participants will:
Please complete the online eLearning tool (no cost) and bring a copy of your certificate to the class: Overview of Compliant Duty Statements eLearning Tool
Personnel Analysts, Managers, and Supervisors.
The class will cover an overview of the best practices for all aspects of the hiring process, including the following areas:
Deliver training that provides policy, legal requirements, helpful tips, guidance, and resources so that HR staff may institute best hiring practices in their respective departments to ensure a rigorous and legally
sound selection process designed to retain the most qualified candidates for positions in state government.
This class is open to State employees in the Executive Branch. Human Resources and Labor Relations staff who are involved in, consult about or require knowledge of the hiring process. This training is also for hiring managers and supervisors who are responsible for administering the hiring process.
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