6 must-have policies for a strong employee handbook

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Not having clear policies can mean big problems. Your employee handbook should provide guidance to reinforce your policies. Outline the policies that affect your employees. Code of conduct. Your business’s code of conduct is the first place employees should look when they have questions about ethics and compliance. It’s a roadmap of how they should act, and it speaks to your company culture.

What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

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But today’s reader note goes into an area that we haven’t spent much time talking about – progressive discipline. . I received a suspension for ripping company policy papers in half in front of my supervisor. He didn’t give it to me, but instead read me the policy.

6 Policies You Need to Start a Strong Employee Handbook

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When gathering company policies for an employee handbook, knowing where to begin can be a job in itself. Pave the way for a sturdy, comprehensive and legally sound employee handbook that fits your organization’s needs by including these six essential documents. Code of Conduct. Your business’s code of conduct is the first place employees should look when they have questions about ethics and compliance. Safety in the workplace.

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

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Every business should follow a set of rules and procedures to keep operations running smoothly. Knowing what to include in an employee handbook can help you better enforce your business’s rules and policies. Consider covering the following while creating your employee handbook.

Three Ways Metrics Can Help Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

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No company wants to end up in the headlines for a code of conduct violation, or for not updating its policies based on the latest legislation. The problem, reports Harvard Business Review , is that compliance training is not enough.

Special from SHRM 2017: Seven Steps to Creating Bulletproof Documentation

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West, who is SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified, is principal of Employment Practices Specialists. You have to say it three times, says West, to emphasize its importance. Poor documentation: Show up on time. When documenting this: Describe the conduct, not the individual.

HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)

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The startup wave in the world has picked up over the last decade and is defining the Financial precedence. ‘We We have a Million Problems, but at the same time we have over a billion minds’ – Narendra Modi, PM, India. Download sample HR Policy template.

Best Technology for Managing Human Resources Information

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Your HR department is the venerable backbone of your organization, working tirelessly to oversee the employee information and the fine print of running a company. Even at a small company, this is a ton of information to gather and keep organized.

Reducing Risk Hiring Startup Employees

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Running a business will always include a fair amount of risk. Entrepreneurship itself combines the risk-taking ability of an individual with factors of production to generate profits. Guidelines are put in place to ensure the hiring process is fair for all candidates.

HR Software: 10 Must-Have Modules and Features You Need

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The HR software an organization uses should not just be beneficial for the employer but should have added features so that employees can also benefit from it. It must be chosen with such intent that the company grows as its employees grow with it. Real-time paperwork tracker.

The Advantages of Using Cloud Based HR Software for your Business

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In the past, human resource departments were probably characterized by stacks of dusty folders where human resource policies, employee reviews, codes of conduct, and other strategic documents were stored. Trying to find and make use of some of those documents was an exercise in and of itself. Simply put, digital HR is the process of transforming human resources processes and services with the use of digital technologies.

Google's Awkward Week Offers a Teachable Moment to Us All

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The story that broke this past weekend about an internal document authored by a Google employee calling the company’s culture (specifically, its approach to diversity and inclusion) into question, doesn’t seem to be going away. That says a lot in a news cycle that includes worrisome talk of ballistic missiles, military strikes on U.S. The mess at Google isn’t the first of its type, and it won’t be the last. What’s crossing the line?

How to Spot Employee Theft and What You Can Do About It

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Trust is the cornerstone of all successful organizations. As a business leader you invest in your people and trust them to do a good job – and the majority of employees do just that. You can feel confident leaving your business in their hands, knowing they’re working for the good of the company. Employee theft is on the rise – it runs the gamut from stealing office supplies and padding time to committing fraud.