AWI Webinar: Up Close, Yet Far Away
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When: Tuesday, May 5, 2020
10:00 am PT, 11:00 am MT, noon CT, 1:00 pm ET
Where: Online
Contact: 844-422-2294

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AWI Webinar: Up Close, Yet Far Away: Tips for Assessing Credibility and Conducting Effective Video Interviews


Webinars are 1 hour long.

Session Description

The coronavirus has changed the way we all do business. The new normal for many investigators is conducting investigation interviews or fact-finding using a video platform. One thing that remains the same is that investigators are continually assessing credibility throughout an investigation. This session discusses the key factors that are used to assess credibility and the challenges that arise during video interviews when making credibility determinations. This session will also highlight key things investigators must do to effectively conduct a video interview.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Highlight the main factors used to assess credibility and how to effectively use them during a video interview
  • Understand the nuances and challenges in conducting video interviews and what the investigators must do differently
  • Gain tips for having the proper set up for conducting a video interview and other issues that can arise such as sharing documents and taking notes.


Members & Sustaining Members: FREE
Non-Members: $50


Allison West

Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH

Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH is an employment attorney by background and has conducted investigations for over 20 years, served on the board of the Association of Workplace Investigators and has trained thousands of HR and other professionals how to conduct investigations. Allison also specializes in delivering customized interactive training on employment law and management topics, coaching executives and managers concerning performance or disciplinary issues; and serves as an expert witness. She is also a top-rated speaker at HR and diversity conferences around the country and is a nationally recognized expert on harassment prevention and has appeared on PBS, CBS This Morning and O Magazine to discuss harassment issues in the workplace. She is a member of the State Bar of California and holds her SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications and an AWI-CH certificate.

Disclaimer: The contents of this webinar and the positions taken are those of the presenter only, may be time sensitive, and are not warranted, endorsed or otherwise recommended by AWI and are not intended to provide legal advice.

If you must cancel your webinar registration and do so before Monday, April 27, your webinar registration fee will be refunded. To cancel your registration, email Julia Renner at There will be no refunds for cancellations received after Monday, April 27.


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