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HR resources for your business

HR resources for your business

Barran Liebman eLearning modules

Barran Liebman LLP attorney Chris Morgan has provided resources and trainings on a variety of HR topics, from recruiting to performance conversations to policy development.

Employment in Oregon

Watch a presentation from the State of Oregon's Employment Department on the employment landscape in the U.S. and Oregon.

Paid Leave Oregon | What you need to know

Watch this webinar by Chris Morgan of Barran Liebman LLP for information on Paid Leave Oregon, including eligible employees, what types of leave are covered, and notice requirements.

Partner spotlight

Deborah JeffriesDeborah Jeffries, SHRM-CP, PHR, CPC

Deborah has led HR Answers webinars that can be found on the online trainings page.

She serves as the Vice President for HR Answers, Inc. With over 30 years in human resources, she is passionate about the employee experience and helping organizations build success from within. She is the editor of HR Answers’ monthly newsletter, Advantage. As a consultant and trainer, Deborah works with organizations on the employment processes/activities, performance management, coaching, customer service, harassment, supervision/leadership skills, improved communication and more.

Her past work experience includes recruiting, training, education, sales and marketing, as well as HR in retail, restaurant, staffing, and manufacturing environments. She holds a BS in Psychology; a Minor in Sociology with a teaching certificate from Willamette University.

Additionally, she has served as adjunct faculty to Marylhurst University, Portland State University, and Willamette’s MBA program, teaching business students key elements of human resources. Currently she is working with Linfield University teaching the SHRM Certification Prep course.

Clients comment on her no-nonsense practical approach, her energy, and her positive attitude. Deborah engages, motivates, and encourages her program participants toward self-improvement and self-reflection as they build up their skills to become part of a team that creates a great place to work. Those that know Deborah describe her as energetic with a quirky sense of humor, a passion for HR, and a contagious laugh.