Employee Handbooks: Your Ultimate Guide

Ultimate Software

Shoved deep in some desks of supervisors and employees, the employee handbook resides. For some, the handbook has lived in this dark corner of the workplace for years without a thought or care. Where does your employee handbook live? This is especially true for handbooks.

The Exciting New World of Employee Handbooks

TLNT: The Business of HR

Every business needs an employee handbook , right? Employee Handbook & Policies HR Communications Featured

The NLRB’s New Guidance Loosens Reigns on Handbooks

HR Daily Advisor

In our February 2018 issue, we informed you that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was “loosening the reins on employer handbook rules” (see the lead article in that issue). Employment Law employees rights employer Handbooks rules

#WorkTrends: The Recruiter’s Handbook

TalentCulture

The post #WorkTrends: The Recruiter’s Handbook appeared first on TalentCulture. How strong are your recruiting muscles? Does your organization work every day on improving recruiting skills? In my experience, recruiting […].

How to Reinvent the Employee Handbook

Cornerstone On Demand

Every business needs an employee handbook, right? Linda Itskovitz, VP of marketing for employee communications company GuideSpark, says the handbook is a very unimportant document. However, she clarifies, the information in the handbook is critical.

5 (Unexpected) Things You Need To Include In Your Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

And while you might be tempted to skip creating an employee handbook (too much work!), But First: Why an Employee Handbook is So Important. Your handbook sets the tone for what a new employee expects from your company. Suddenly she’s motivated to get through that handbook.

Dear ReWorker: What Belongs In the Employee Handbook?

Cornerstone On Demand

Sincerely, Pondering Policy __ Dear Pondering, The short answer is yes, you can issue a warning even if the policy isn't included in the employee manual (or handbook). It's worth discussing, however, what should be in the employee handbook to ensure that both employers and employees have a holistic document to use for different types of situations. An employee handbook is a governing document for the company, which means it should include content that applies to everyone.

9 Ways the NLRB Is Making It Easier to Revise Your Handbook

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’re new to the field, you’ll have to take our word on it, but HR-compliance professionals know that drafting a 100% compliant employee handbook got a lot tougher over the past several years. Employee Handbook & Policies HR News National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) & Board (NLRB) Featured legal issues

Employee Handbook? Yes, You Need One

Mercer

An employee handbook isn’t just a nice-to-have. The post Employee Handbook? Engagement & Communications emerging business employee handbook entrepreneur entrepreneurs HR human resources SBA SCORE SHRM small business small business advice small business incubator start upsIt’s an important document that can minimize internal conflict and more importantly, prepare a company for lawsuits if anything does go wrong. Ask a Pro to help.

Company Culture Handbook: 5 Reasons to Write One

Outmatch

Writing a Company Culture Handbook is Not Like Writing an Employee Handbook. A company culture handbook goes beyond company policies and PTO. Writing a company culture handbook that’s an authentic representation of your culture doesn’t happen overnight.

Is an Employee Handbook necessary?

HR Studio Group

Why bother with an Employee Handbook? I was asked recently to speak to a group of human resources professionals on developing an employee handbook. Understanding the importance of having an employee handbook is prerequisite for developing one.

SME’s Guide to Creating Your First Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Whilst there are many HR factors that you will need to consider, creating an employee handbook (also known as a Policies and Procedures Manual) should be a priority if you are looking to grow your team. Why Do I Need an Employee Handbook? How Does a Handbook Differ from a Contract?

Updates for Your Employee Handbook

Affinity HR Group

Every employer #8211; regardless of size, industry

One Global Handbook to Rule Them All

Global People Strategist

Employee handbooks are notoriously boring with a reputation of being one of the most unread documents at work. Employee handbooks are notoriously boring with a reputation of being one of the most unread documents at work. Given that having an employment handbook, no matter your location, is both a requirement as well as a risk management tool, there are ways to make sure it becomes a document that is both easy to manage while also being sure to avoid making it a snooze fest.

5 Ways Your Employee Handbook Benefits Your Business

Tandem HR

Employee Handbook Benefits. Does your business have an employee handbook? Some statistics suggest that as many as three out of four small businesses don’t have an updated handbook. Employee handbooks outline policies, procedures, and benefits.

NLRB Issues New Guidance on How It Will Interpret Handbook Rules

TLNT: The Business of HR

Last week, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a lengthy 20-page memorandum ( GC 18-04 ) providing detailed guidance regarding enforcement of “Handbook Rules Post- Boeing.”. Employee Handbook & Policies HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) & Board (NLRB) Featured legal issues

Review handbook for at-will conflicts

Business Management Daily

This situation can get tricky if your employee handbook lacks a contract disclaimer or contains language that seems to limit your right to fire employees. The post Review handbook for at-will conflicts appeared first on Business Management Daily. If an employee has a contract with his employer that specifically limits his discharge, then at-will employment does not apply.

How to Create an Employee Handbook

Evil HR Lady

When running a business, you’re probably so busy with everything that you might not have thought about how to create an employee handbook. In fact, there’s a good chance you haven’t thought about an employee handbook at all. Handbooks are legally binding documents that protect both you and your employees. Here’s how to go about creating an employee handbook. To keep reading, click here: How to Create an Employee Handbook.

Employee Handbook Examples You Should Steal From

Zenefits

If you haven’t spent time designing an employee handbook yet– you’re not alone. An employee handbook can be incredibly useful in building a positive workplace culture and employee loyalty, but they’re not easy to write. That’s why we’re breaking down the process for you and offering you six employee handbook examples. Often having an employee handbook isn’t something most businesses think about until it’s a pressing need.

Why An Employee Handbook Is Essential For Every Business

Workbright

Does your company have an employee handbook? Every business needs to create a detailed, comprehensive, and up-to-date employee handbook and provide it to their team. On page forty-one of the employee handbook, in black and white, it says: ‘Never run with scissors!”

This is How to Create an Effective Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Making an Employee Handbook that Truly Engages Your Staff. But, if you learn how to create an effective employee handbook, you can e many of these issues from the very beginning of someone’s employment with your business.

Employee Handbooks Under Scrutiny

HRExecutive

OK, pop quiz: What’s the difference between these two employee-handbook policies? “Be And that’s why there’s plenty of work for them as the NLRB cracks down on employee-handbook language — including provisions that once were standard — that it says is too broad.

Dear Reworker: What Belongs in the Employee Handbook?

Evil HR Lady

To read the answer, click here: Dear Reworker: What Belongs in the Employee Handbook? The post Dear Reworker: What Belongs in the Employee Handbook? My company has an Employee Manual stating company policies on vacation, sick time, tardiness, overtime, absences, conduct, appearance, drug testing, etc. We do not, however, spell out company policy regarding the day-to-day operation of our business.

Employee Handbook Lessons from HR Professionals

Paychex

Three Paychex HR professionals offer an inside look at creating an effective employee handbook

How to Create an Engaging Employee Handbook

Namely

If someone’s only interaction with your company brand was the employee handbook, what would their impression be? The employee handbook is HR’s opportunity to excite and engage new hires with all of the details around what makes your company a great place to work.

Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook

HRWatchdog

Make sure you are consulting the newly updated handbook! Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). The U.S.

Five Updates To Your Employee Handbook

Affinity HR Group

If it has been a few years since your last employe

Your employee handbook may be a contract — unless it says this …

HR Morning

If you don’t want your employee handbook to qualify as a contract in court, then here’s what it should say. . It sounds simple, but missing this language in one of its employee handbooks recently got an employer in some legal hot water. The lesson came from a new appeals court ruling, which said a handbook can create a contract unless it includes a disclaimer to the contrary. It claimed the handbook wasn’t a contract – nor did it claim to be.

Which Emerging Issues Should Your Handbook Cover?

HR Daily Advisor

Paid sick leave and data privacy are the most commonly addressed emerging issues in today’s employee handbooks, according to a recent survey conducted by XpertHR. What Emerging Issues Are Making Their Way into Handbooks? addressing this new legal trend in their handbooks.

Employee Handbooks: What Is the Right Balance for Montana Employers?

HR Daily Advisor

At some point, every employer has probably heard the warning: You really should have an employee handbook. Every Montana company with even a single employee should have an employee handbook. Using a poorly drafted handbook is nearly as dangerous as not having one at all.

6 must-have policies for a strong employee handbook

Insperity

Don’t think you need to hassle with creating an employee handbook? As your business grows, a strong employee handbook is a manual for what your employees can expect from your company and what your company expects from them. So, unless you’re your business’s sole employee – or you’re running a family business with only you, your sister and cousin as employees – you need an employee handbook. Your employee handbook should provide guidance to reinforce your policies.

ATD Talent Management Handbook

Strategic HCM

I'm a contributor to the ATD's Talent Management Handbook, due out in November. The book provides an overview of the whole of talent management, mainly written for talent developers.

Employee Handbooks Can Create Risk For the Company – Unless You Do Them Right

TLNT: The Business of HR

Many companies, especially smaller businesses, do not get the chance to update their employee handbook on a regular basis. Behavior Employee Handbook & Policies HR Insights HR Management HR Trends Workforce Featured

Even Tiny Companies Need a Handbook

Evil HR Lady

Large companies aren’t the only businesses that need an employee handbook. Here are some best practices on what your handbook should cover and how you can distribute it. Here are a number of common points covered in handbooks: What is the vacation policy?

Does your handbook say this … ? If so, it’s time for a rewrite

HR Morning

You can’t tell employees to ‘play nice’ After a union cried foul about some of T-Mobiles policies, the NLRB dug into the telecommunication company’s employee handbook and rules. handbook policies prohibiting negative comments about fellow team members.

Announcing: The ASTD Management Development Handbook

QAspire

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) recently released a fantastic collection titled “ The ASTD Management Development Handbook ”. This is a very non-traditional approach to write a handbook of management development!

The Employee Handbook—Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Most organizations have created some form of employee handbook, and for good reason. Best Practices When Creating a Comprehensive Employee Handbook. Beyond the basics above, here are some best practices for creating, communicating, and maintaining an employee handbook.