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Deborah Covin Wilson

Deborah Covin Wilson, CPLP SHRM-SCP,SPHR, serves as principal of Covin Wilson & Associates, an OD and Learning & Development firm, which specializes in organizational development, change management, strategic planning and team building..She recently retired as the director of organizational development and consulting services, at Georgia State University. With more than 25 years in higher education, she was responsible for training, employee engagement programs, strategic planning, HR communications, and organizational development services. Deborah holds several professional certifications, including the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) from ATD and SHRM-SCP from SHRM and SPHR from HR Certification Institute. She is a 2015 recipient of the ATD Certification Institute’s CPLP Contributor Award. Additionally, Deborah wrote an article for T+D magazine titled “When Opportunity Knocks, Can You Walk the Talk?” and was a contributing author of the book Road Tested Activities. She received a BA in secondary education from Concordia Teachers College and a MSW from Atlanta University.

Live Webinars

Chronicles

Industry: HR Compliance

Duration: 90 Minutes

Recorded Session

This 60 minute webinar will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and distinguish the important differences between it and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Pregnancy Disability Leave. It is vital that employers who conduct business in California or have employees in California be aware of the important differences, which can result in heavy fines for non compliance for the employer.

Industry: HR Compliance

Duration: 60 Minutes

Recorded Session

Rudeness is an epidemic costing industry millions a year. Indeed, what society seems to be gaining in terms of both knowledge and technological advancement, it’s losing out on basic social values that directly impact the bottom line.

To address the growing problem of incivility in the work setting, this session introduces the concept of civility, its importance to a company, as well as its typical causes and effects. Skills needed to effectively practice civil behavior, as well as different ways organizations can systematize civility in the workplace will also be discussed.

Industry: HR Compliance

Duration: 60 Minutes

Recorded Session

This 60 minute webinar will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and distinguish the important differences between it and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Pregnancy Disability Leave. It is vital that employers who conduct business in California or have employees in California be aware of the important differences, which can result in heavy fines for non-compliance for the employer.

Industry: HR Compliance

Duration: 60 Minutes

Recorded Session

Have you ever been completely blind-sighted by a job candidate? In the interview he seemed perfect; once hired, he was a disaster. In this program, Deborah addresses both the art & science of effective behavioral interviewing. You'll learn how to prepare for an interview & ask behavior-based questions that enable you to determine the candidate's abilities based on their past performance. You'll learn how to resist the flashy job candidate who looks and sounds good in the interview, but turns out to deliver much less on the job. You'll learn how to avoid the mistake of dismissing quiet candidates just because they don't may a great first impression. You'll learn how to work individually or with a panel of raters to come up with an objective measurement tool that uses past behavior as the best predictor of future workplace performance.

Industry: HR Compliance

Duration: 60 Minutes

Recorded Session

This training program will describe the patterns that may indicate FMLA abuse, and how to respond to them. It will also define five key steps to an effective FMLA investigation and offer best practices companies can use to eliminate or reduce the likelihood of FMLA abuse.