Tips for creating smart corporate holiday policies

PeopleStrategy

In this seasonal scramble, having effective corporate policies in place can help reduce confusion and alleviate some of the pressure. Here are four tips to keep in mind when thinking about your corporate holiday policies.

Parental Leave Policy Options

HR Daily Advisor

Note: Most employers today that are offering a voluntary parental leave policy do not differentiate which parent takes the leave (with the exception of pregnancy-related leave). The post Parental Leave Policy Options appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Top 10 Employee Handbook Policies

GoCGO

Here's the Top 10 employee handbook policies employers need to have in their handbooks. Including this policy reinforces the at-will nature of employment. At-will employment: You can destroy the at-will employment relationship through promises made in an employee handbook.

“No Fault” Attendance Policies Must be Managed

OmegaHR Solutions

Make sure your attendance policy is well written and covers ADA and FMLA absences. Following this advice may keep you out of harm’s way as you administer your no-fault policy.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

exible online job applications No features for hiring manager collaboration Limited user rights and policy management No interview scheduling tools Goldi then moves on to a smaller bed. FIND MY JUST RIGHT WHICH ATS IS JUST RIGHT? Long term contracts 5 ?gure gure price tags.

Tips for creating fair and friendly holiday policies [Video]

PeopleStrategy

While this time of year is filled with cheer and celebration, it’s also important to make sure your company’s policies reflect fairness, equality and safety. Tip #2: Make sure your policies work with diverse religious beliefs. Blog HR Policies‘Tis the season!

Policy changes? Here’s how to get employees on board

HR Morning

And when new policies go into effect, it can be tough to get everyone through the transition stress-free. KnowTechie , a business and technology blog, shared some pointers on how to get your employees on board with major policy changes. Nobody likes change.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICIES

Affinity HR Group

Now that we are in the full grip of winter and its

Establishing Policies for Remote Workers Is Vital

HR Daily Advisor

However, most of these companies lack established policies for their remote workers. The study’s findings also revealed the importance of establishing a policy for remote workers in today’s workforce. Here’s why you need an established policy for your remote workers.

Compensation 101: A Beginner's Guide to Compensation Management

market value for the job Update Policies Ensure that the comp plan is carried out as intended Clarify Processes Provide tactical steps for the organization to follow We’ll work through all of these as we move through this ebook. policy for handling outliers.

The Keys to Balancing Your First Relocation Policy

UrbanBound HR

Creating your first relocation policy can feel like being dropped in the middle of a desert with a bag of random tools and no map. Technology Relocation Policy HR

3 Ways Compensation Policies Can Cause Employee Turnover

Lighthouse

Did you realize that the way your company approaches compensation policy can actually create (or reduce) employee turnover? Organizations that have rigid compensation policies and practices may be causing employee turnover. For instance, if an employer sets a policy that limits pay increases for those workers with less than 18 months on the job, then high performers may leave before that time period elapses in hopes of higher pay at another competing organization.

What Should Your PTO Policy Look Like?

Cornerstone On Demand

Vacation, sick time, personal days—it's enough to make your head spin when you're trying to come up with a perfect paid time off (PTO) policy for your company. While there isn't a "perfect" solution that all businesses should adopt, there are some guidelines that will help you make the best PTO policy for your business. Unlimited PTO Some businesses—most notably Netflix—have adopted an unlimited vacation day policy.

Death by 1,000 HR Policies

NoExcusesHR

I also discuss policies and procedures as tools to guide the culture of the workplace. In my early hospital HR roles I held my policy book so close that you would think it was my version of a security blanket. Policies are just (too many) words on a page.

Compensation Dictionary

Pay Policies 7. Your policies tell executives and managers how certain compensation-related transactions should take. Written guidelines or policies ensure the compensation plan is carried out as intended and, more. This is your crash course in the compensation. language.

A healthy email policy?

HRGem

I saw this article today. There is much good advice in here, but most if it I have seen before – or we instinctively know for ourselves. But something in the piece did catch my eye. The idea of healthy … Continue reading → Culture

Why Healthcare HR Needs a Workplace Social Media Policy

HealthcareSource

Learn how to create a workplace social media policy to safeguard your organization. The post Why Healthcare HR Needs a Workplace Social Media Policy appeared first on HealthcareSource Blog. Employee Engagement social media Social Media Marketing Workplace PoliciesYou might think, “it can’t happen here,” but it keeps happening everywhere. Healthcare workers' social media can be great for healthcare organizations, but it can also damage your reputation.

Programs and Policies that Foster a Transparent Company Culture

CultureIQ

It will also make business decisions and policies much easier. By applying this transparency to company policies and perks, we’ve seen these benefits. With that in mind, here are four ways you can integrate transparency into your company policies, traditions, and office perks.

Phantom Policies and Rules

HR C-Suite

Like ghost and goblins, phantom policies may be creeping about in your organization [que evil laugh] Bwahahaha! Phantom policies are undocumented and not widely known rules or expectations. I don’t mean to frighten anyone. There may be phantoms lurking about your halls.

Telecommuting Policy Tips

Affinity HR Group

Mobile technology, cloud-based work applications

Tips for creating fair and friendly holiday policies [Video]

PeopleStrategy

While this time of year is filled with cheer and celebration, it’s also important to make sure your company’s policies reflect fairness, equality and safety. Tip #2: Make sure your policies work with diverse religious beliefs. ‘Tis the season!

DOL Pulls Back Policies on Worker Classification, Joint Employers

TLNT: The Business of HR

The Department of Labor this morning announced it was pulling back from two Obama-era policies regarding the classification of independent contractors and joint employer liability.

Policies don’t Fix Anything

Jason Lauritsen

One reason I was always an outlier when I worked in HR is that I have a healthy disdain for policies. I understand that necessity of some policies. I’m not completely anti-policy. But I am anti-unnecessary policies. Here’s the problem with policies.

Dress code policy: 8 tips to address workplace grooming

Insperity

Does your business have a dress code policy? The good news is, dress codes and grooming policies are generally considered legal, as long as they’re not discriminatory. Keep reading to learn how grooming guidelines differ from (and build on to) a dress code policy. Dress code policy vs. grooming guidelines. First things first: How are grooming guidelines different from a dress code policy? Policies and procedures

Finding your ideal vacation policy

Replicon

The post Finding your ideal vacation policy appeared first on Replicon. In 2014, a New York City councilman proposed a bill requiring three weeks paid leave for employees who had worked at a company for five years.

Paternal Leave Policies Are Vital for Retaining Talent

Reflektive

The United States maternity leave policies fall far behind the rest of the world , leaving it one out of three countries that do not offer mandatory paid maternity leave. In 2016, major technology company Twitter announced a revised paternal leave policy, giving both parents up to 20 weeks of unpaid leave. Gender-Balanced Leave Policies. Companies are also getting smart by setting leave policies that are gender-balanced.

A Few Thoughts on Parental Leave Policies

Something Different

One of the criticisms leveled against Netflix’s policy here is that it doesn’t cover some (or all) employees in its DVD distribution and customer service groups.

NLRB Overturns Rules On Joint Employer and Neutral Policies

TLNT: The Business of HR

The second set aside a 13 year-old standard governing whether facially neutral workplace rules and policies interfered with protected worker rights. Employee Handbook & Policies Legal - Compliance & Policies National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) & Board (NLRB) Featured legal issues

Shattering Stereotypes: Cisco’s New Parental Leave Policy

TalentCulture

It may take a village to raise a child, but based on many parental leave policies, apparently it only takes […]. The post Shattering Stereotypes: Cisco’s New Parental Leave Policy appeared first on TalentCulture.

Engaging in Public Policy: 5 Questions for Stewart Verdery of Monument Policy Group

Workday

Workday Rising this year included a number of wide-ranging sessions with executive attendees, including a roundtable where participants learned about the ins and outs of public policy. Facilitated by Stewart Verdery , founder and CEO of Monument Policy Group , the discussion touched on the climate in Washington, thoughts on next year’s congressional election, and, most importantly, why and how companies can help shape policy.

How Time Off Accruals Can Enhance Your PTO Policies

nettime solutions

In an effort to reduce absenteeism and loss of productivity within the workplace, US businesses are reforming their vacation and PTO policies to better support their employees needs. The post How Time Off Accruals Can Enhance Your PTO Policies appeared first on nettime solutions.

Christmas Party Policy

HRGem

So I thought I would … Continue reading → Just for Fun Christmas Party HR Guidance Christmas Party PolicyIt is nearly that time of year again. When we in HR have to start worrying about whether our employees will be able to behave themselves, once the Christmas spirit takes hold (or is consumed).

Benefits of Bundling Business Insurance Policies

GoCGO

While bundling policies is beneficial to insurance carriers, it is also highly beneficial to their customers. Similar to how bundling your personal home and auto policies may give you a discount, bundling your business policies can provide benefits way beyond cost savings. Insurance carriers realize that offering additional lines of coverage to an existing customer is less expensive than trying to attract new customers.

Points-Based Attendance Policy – how to customize for your company

Stratus

Try a points-based attendance policy that allows for the occasional emergency but still keeps productivity (and your bottom line) front-and-center. How a points-based attendance policy works. Generally speaking, a points-based attendance policy works like a points-based driving system, where you receive points for each infraction. Can different departments have different attendance policies? Your attendance policy is completely based on your company’s needs.

Five Best Practices for Developing a Company Smartphone Usage Policy

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

One highly recommended solution to overspending is a company smartphone usage policy. Rounded up below are five of the best practices for developing a company smartphone usage policy. Balance the smartphone usage policy by including rewards and incentives for adherence to it.

The Not-So Magical Place Where HR Policies are Born

Robin Schooling

Take, for instance, the origins of company policies; HR or otherwise. There is, however, a special place of honor (or a special place in hell) reserved for human resources policies. These are the directives everyone is referring to when they say “it’s against company policy.”

Should You Implement a Floating Holidays Policy?

FingerCheck

In comparison to traditional leave policies, which designate holidays based on the typical paid holiday schedule in the U.S., Each employer can structure their floating holiday policy the way they want, but generally, employers choose to adopt floating holidays because they want to accommodate their workforce. If you’re intrigued by the prospect of floating holidays, here are some guidelines on how to create your own policy: .

Sample Fraternization Policy

About Human Resources

Need a dating or fraternization policy for an employee-oriented, team workplace? See a policy, too Many employers don't discourage friendships or romance.

Keeping Up With Popular Policies

HR Daily Advisor

What happens when your candidate asks about cell phone use, Internet access, and other policies? Have you kept your policies current as the culture changes? Weitzman shares guidelines for cutting edge policies. Technology Policies. BYOD” (Bring Your Own Device) Policies.