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Interviewing and Dealing with Difficult Witnesses

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

Course details

COURSE FEE
$900 (before tax).

*A 10% discount is offered if you register 5 or more participants from the same organization at the same time. 

DURATION
This is a one-day course, running from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST/EDT). 

PREREQUISITES
Registrants for this course must have attended Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques before they can attend this session.

About this course

Interviewing witnesses can be the toughest part of an investigation. In this workshop, learn crucial skills: building rapport, formulating the right questions, dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness), handling interruptions from relatives, lawyers, etc, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Consideration of interview structure
  • Building and maintaining rapport
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Powerful questions to ask
  • Dealing with difficult witnesses (such as the hostile witness, the gossipy witness, and the reluctant witness)
  • Understanding when witnesses should be identified to the parties
  • Handling interview interruptions from union representatives, relatives, lawyers, etc.

Certification

This course is part of our Advanced Investigation Techniques Series. To receive the Advanced Investigation Certificate, complete the Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques course and all 3 of the following courses:

plus 1 of the following courses:

Accreditation

   

About our facilitator

Christine Thomlinson is the co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP. With over 20 years of experience, she is a highly accomplished employment lawyer, one of the country’s foremost experts in workplace investigations, and a trusted advisor to senior human resource professionals.

Learn more about Christine here

Cory Boyd is a proficient and highly experienced workplace investigator and trainer. His fair, analytic approach adapts to the characteristics of every workplace he encounters, respecting each client’s unique workplace culture. Cory believes that, when done well, an investigation can truly and deeply improve an organization.

Learn more about Cory here.

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