Contact Us Find a Water Treater

AWT Webinars

The Association of Water Technologies (AWT) hosts monthly webinars that provide the convenience of online training paired with live instruction and Q&A opportunities.

Upcoming Webinars

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 11:00 am ET

AWT Young Professionals Webinar: Precipitation of Chelated Metals in the Industrial Wastewater Treatment Process

Industrial effluent eventually becomes influent for the local wastewater treatment plant, and the proper pollution control measures taken upstream at the industrial plant will have a significant effect on waste handling downstream. Join us for a Young Professional webinar with Jim Collins, Brenntag North America, that will discuss these pollution control techniques and explain how metals are chelated and removed from the waste stream.

AWT Member Registration
Nonmember Registration Form

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 AM ET

FLSA Wage & Hours Laws: Exempt vs. Non-Exempt- What’s the Difference?

A common challenge employers face is understanding the difference between exempt and non-exempt employees according to the FLSA (Fair Labor and Standards Act). The Department of Labor, Wage & Hour division has certain thresholds to determine the correct classification. Join us for an AWT Business Resources Committee webinar with Ryan Rybarczyk, PHR, Rybar HR Consulting, LLC, that will cover how to determine the difference, the importance of an updated job description, implications of misclassification, and best practices. We’ll also cover recordkeeping requirements and independent contractors.

AWT Member Registration
Nonmember Registration Form

 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 11:00 AM ET

Discipline and Termination: Steps to Take to Reduce Exposure to Liability

Discipline and termination are never an easy part of an owner or manager’s job, but at times a necessary function. If these processes are handled incorrectly, it could expose the organization to liability. Operating in a litigious world can be costly but there are steps employers can take to reduce the risk. Join us for an AWT Business Resources Committee webinar with Ryan Rybarczyk, PHR, Rybar HR Consulting, LLC, that will look at best practices for preparing, communicating, and documenting performance improvement plans for your workers and steps you can take to mitigate your exposure to liability.

AWT Member Registration
Nonmember Registration Form

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:00 AM ET

AWT Business Resources Committee Webinar: Failing to Plan, Planning to Fail

Are you simply budgeting for next year or are you planning? There is a difference. Join Tim Smith, President of ignite Business Advisors, as we share our proactive approach to financial planning for 2018 including creating your predictable revenue plan, gross margin plan that includes your direct costs, and planning for profit through best practices in your expense allocation. Our proactive approach has provided many with the reward of sustainable growth with bottom line profit and ensuring that we are managing to the plan rather than simply hoping that the budget turns out by the end of the year.

AWT Member Registration
Nonmember Registration Form

 

Thursday, December 7, 2017
11:00 AM ET

Performance Reviews: The Importance of Objective Feedback and Goal Setting

Communication between managers and employees is essential to the success of every organization, team, and individual. When communication breakdowns occur, employee satisfaction decreases, productivity declines and team morale drops. To prevent this, managers and supervisors need to be prepared to deliver accurate and effective feedback to employees. Performance reviews are a critical part of this effort. Join us for an AWT Business Resources Committee webinar with Ryan Rybarczyk, PHR, Rybar HR Consulting, LLC, that will look at steps for preparing for an effective review, common errors made during reviews, and developing constructive feedback.

AWT Member Registration
Nonmember Registration Form