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Linkedin learning Courses

Gabriella Parente’s LinkedIn Learning courses are an on-demand library of instructional videos covering the latest in Leadership and Human Resources. These specialized courses are designed to help you achieve your full leadership potential.

Gender Pay Inequity

Explore the global impact of gender pay inequity and concepts like motherhood penalty, maternal bias, unconscious bias, affinity bias, and more. Gabriella guides you through some of the most important laws that affect the gender pay gap and how they’re implemented in different parts of the world. Along the way, get a crash course in gender pay equity norms as they apply to women, men, and the LGBTQ+ community. By the end of this course, you’ll be ready to start taking real-world action, building community across differences, and closing the gender pay gap on your team

Global Payroll

Payroll is a core function in human resources departments everywhere. Complex tax and labor laws can make it seem daunting, but with the right tools and techniques, your payroll can function like a well-oiled machine. Join HR consultant and instructor Gabriella Parente-Neubert as she shows you how to set up and administer payroll, covering some of the most common topics, from fundamental entitlements all the way to employer compliance. 


Get tips on classifying workers, understanding exempt versus nonexempt employees, retaining records for future access, and picking a payroll system. Gabriella reviews the details of sick leave, vacation time, maternity and paternity leave, jury duty, the role of benefits in compensation, and how to process final wages in the event of termination. Using her guidance, you’ll be able to build a successful payroll system that ensures your employees are paid equitably, correctly, and punctually every time.

People Success: Employee Assessments

As the market and world change at a rapid speed, employee assessments are an essential tool for describing an employee’s personality, motivation, and skill set which can easily transcend organizational results. In this course, HR and Organizational Development Professional Gabriella Parente-Neubert walks you through different types of assessments that are available and gives you the information to choose which will be most useful to you and your employees. Gabriella goes over common types of assessments, such as StrengthsFinder, Myers-Briggs, DiSC, and Emergenetics. Then she discusses additional types, including leadership assessments, team-building assessments, and more. Gabriella concludes with practical advice on implementing and evaluating an assessment and how to decide which tool is right for you.

Human resources: payroll

Payroll is a core function in HR. Complex tax and labor laws can make it seem daunting, but with the right tools and techniques, your payroll can function like a well-oiled machine. This course teaches HR professionals how to set up and administer a payroll system. HR consultant Gabriella Parente-Neubert covers 13 of the most common payroll topics, including classifying workers, understanding exempt vs. nonexempt employees, retaining records, and picking a payroll system. She also reviews details such as paying sick and vacation time, understanding the role of benefits in compensation, and processing final wages as the result of termination. Using her guidance, you’ll be able to build a successful payroll system that ensures employees are paid correctly and punctually every time.

working with prehire assessments

The ability to evaluate a candidate’s future performance in a particular job role is an invaluable skill. It can be the difference between hiring a rockstar employee and one that doesn’t stick around. Companies are moving more towards this type of data analysis, and it’s cementing itself as a critical HR function. Learn how to conduct accurate and fair prehire assessments in this course with HR expert Gabrielle Parente-Neubert. Gabrielle uses the latest research and real-world examples to explain the pros, cons, and legal risks of prehire assessments. She then reviews the most popular types of assessments, from personality tests to cognitive and physical exams, and helps address any changes you might encounter implementing prehire assessments at your company or organization.

Hiring an employee for managers

The secret to a company’s success often lies in the people you hire. As a manager, you depend on your direct reports to deliver results. If you have a position to fill, it is critical to make the best hire possible. But how do you find the most qualified candidate? Gabrielle Parente-Neubert explains the core things you need to know in order to make a great hire, including how to define your hiring goals, how to find and interview candidates, how to identify red flags, and how to make the offer to the right person. Plus, find out how to successfully onboard and transition your new hire into the organization, so they can succeed from day one.

Human resources: working with vendors

HR is a big job. Companies of every size rely on vendors to help, whether it’s supplying software, training, insurance, or payroll. After the vendors have been found, it’s important to build and maintain good relationships. This course helps you understand the ins and outs—and the pros and cons—of working with HR vendors. Instructor Gabriella Parente-Neubert reviews the most common types of HR support services that HR teams outsource, from 401(k) administration to worker’s comp, and explains how to hire and set up vendors as well as troubleshoot common problems. Plus, get tips for negotiating your vendor contracts and getting the most benefit from the relationship.

“It is a joy to work with her! She brings great ideas to create engaging content and her expertise and enthusiasm makes the course recordings a breeze.” 

-Amy H. Content Producer, LinkedIn

“Gabriella will provide you with the highest quality of expertise and dedication to your individual goals.”

-Brittany K. Naval Credit Union

aPHR Associate Professional In Human Resources Certification

Practice Exam 1st Edition

Take the Human Resources Certification Institute’s new aPHR exam with complete confidence using this integrated study guide. Written by a team of HR experts, aPHR Associate Professional in Human Resources Certification All-in-One Exam Guide features information about HR certifications in general, the aPHR exam in particular, and important U.S. laws and regulations. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, accurate practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Beyond fully preparing you for the challenging exam, the guide also serves as a valuable on-the-job reference.


PHR/SPHR Professional In Human Resources Certification

Practice Exams 2nd Edition

Don’t Let the Real Test Be Your First Test!
Based on the HR Certification Institute’s Professional and Senior Professional in Human Resources bodies of knowledge, this practical guide contains 600+ realistic practice exam questions to prepare you for the 2018 versions of these challenging certification exams. To aid in your understanding of the material, in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers are provided for every question. A valuable pre-assessment exam tests your readiness and identifies areas requiring further study. Designed to help you pass the exams, this is the perfect companion to PHR®/SPHR® Professional in Human Resources Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition.
PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Practice Exams covers all PHR and SPHR functional areas, including:
•Business Management and Strategy•Workforce Planning and Employment•Human Resource Development•Compensation and Benefits•Employee and Labor Relations•Risk Management
Online content includes:
•All 600+ practice exam questions from the book in the Total Tester exam engine―test yourself by exam topic or take complete exams


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