SOURCE: M. Lee Smith Publishers

October 04, 2010 10:00 ET

Leading Online Information Resource HRhero Gets Major Facelift

BRENTWOOD, TN--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) -, a leading source for employment law compliance information resources for Human Resources professionals and employers, has just launched a new customer-focused interactive marketplace. The site,, simplifies and expedites the search for items that explain employer obligations and rights and help HR train supervisors and employees.

"The new HR Hero Store makes it much easier to find and assess products and services that help management satisfy compliance duties," says Dan Oswald, president of M. Lee Smith Publishers, the site's parent company. "Now visitors can review contents, authors, and topic areas in seconds to know beyond a doubt which products answer their specific questions."

The HR Hero Store presents the company's full line of employment law compliance and training DVDs, audio conferences, manuals, online reference services, subscription newsletters, forums, and live learning events.

Longtime users of will notice the new store ( employs the most current intuitive graphic interface and new live chat features to answer site visitor questions.

"We've studied hundreds of information sites and pulled together what we feel are the best features of each to create the new store," says Guy Crossley, VP of Marketing. "Now HR professionals facing complex policy development challenges can find just what they need to get the job done right."

Users can search by legal area, such as Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), or format, such as books, DVDs, and audio conferences. They can stream lengthy clips of video products such as the 4 DVD Talent Management Skills for Supervisors, a training tool for hiring, firing, discipline and performance evaluations.

Crossley added: "We are in a competitive market. Customers rightly expect a good deal and a professional service. We know that our products are not only the very best available but also that we listen to our customers. As a result, we will continue to refine our products and services to meet their needs now and in the future."

About M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC
Brentwood, Tennessee-based M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC is a 35-year-old provider of training programs and information resources to the corporate Human Resources and legal markets. Their list of largest clients closely matches the FORTUNE 500 while their overall customer base includes managers in every industry sector.

Publications include Federal Employment Law Insider and 50 state-specific Employment Law Letter newsletters, the online information service and online training system, and the DVD-based training system for supervisors, First Line of Defense. Many of their products are developed in conjunction with the Employers Counsel Network, an affiliation of 50 law firms nationwide, one in each state, representing management in employment law matters.

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