2014 November Cobb GEM
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Employee Relations Content Area

When: 11/19/2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
100 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1600 (17th Floor)
Atlanta, Georgia  30339
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Please note there has been a speaker change.  This event will no longer be eligible for HRCI credit; however, you can submit this on your own to receive credit.
Detecting Deception for HR Professionals: How to Avoid Abuse of FMLA and ADA
Employee Relations Content Area

In today's job market with tough competition to stand out and look good, it is no wonder that potential job candidates may sometimes resort to lying on their resumes or embellish past work-related behavior. In this session, participants will be provided with a methodology, as well as a valuable set of behavioral assessment skills that can assist HR professionals on what to look for during the interview process while also increasing their level of confidence for evaluating the veracity of information being provided by the prospective job candidate. Research on verbal and nonverbal indicators of deception will be outlined and what to look for in order to maximize the information gathered when conducting interviews will be discussed.

Speaker: Martin B. Heller, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP

Martin B. Heller is an associate in the Labor Law and Employment Litigation Section of Freeman Mathis &
Gary. Mr. Heller represents public and private sector employers on a national, regional, and local basis in all
aspects of employment litigation, including wage and hour claims, employment discrimination claims, family
and medical leave claims and employment contracts. He works with employers to develop restrictive
covenants and other procedures for their workplaces, and advises employers on issues arising from the
employment relationship. Mr. Heller also assists federal contractor employers with issues arising from
adherence to the rules and regulations developed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

Mr. Heller is a member of the American Bar Association, and participates in the labor and employment
section. Mr. Heller is also active in the Cobb Young Lawyers Division, and the Cobb Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Heller received his undergraduate degree in Broadcast News from the University of Georgia, cum laude.
Mr. Heller then received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where
he was an editor for the American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal.

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View driving directions to the Freeman Mathis & Gary office located in the Galleria complex across from the Waverly Hotel.

Parking: There is a parking lot located directly outside of the building.  There is no charge for parking.

 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Registration, Networking & Dinner
 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Announcements & Speaker Presentation

Advance Registration Deadline: November 17, 2014
Cancellation Deadline: November 12, 2014

 Registration Rates:
  Advanced On-Site
 Member $25 $30
 Non-Member $35 $40
 Student Member $15 $20

If paying via check, please note that your registration will not be confirmed until payment has been received. Please mail your check, along with the invoice to:

3525 Piedmont Road
Building Five, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received by the specified deadline. Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to info@shrmatlanta.org. Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply.  If we do not receive a cancellation notice you will be required to pay for this event, even if you are unable to attend.