Managing Confidential Information In Employment

Regardless of the Business model your organization is registered as or type of industry or indeed your company size, your employees and especially the Human Resources Department staff members are going to have to deal with confidential information. Knowing how to handle this information is a crucial part of running a successful organization. Human Resources personnel are not only entrusted with maintaining sensitive information about employees, company business and management issues, but also must protect this information under laws governing confidentiality. To protect employees’ privacy and avoid unnecessary litigation or fines, it is critical for the Human Resources professionals to identify which processes or documents are supposed to be kept confidential, safeguard this information, keep it in secure locations, and discard it in proper ways. This also includes restricting access to sensitive data and in various applications, databases, and servers; and creating privacy policies. Failure to handle and maintain confidential in the appropriate manner may result in lawsuits, identify theft, data breach, or defamation lawsuits. It can also undermine the Human Resources Department’s credibility and integrity. Your legal obligations and other responsibilities are covered in this training, ensuring that all Human Resources staff members are compliant with the relevant Laws and Processes. Finally, we shall explore ethical considerations you may need to keep in mind relating to privacy and confidentiality when maintaining and handling confidential information.

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Online – Zoom @ 18 November 2021, 0900 to 1700 daily. (7 hours)

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