Newsflash: HR Creates a Policy

UpstartHR

Anywhere, USA – This morning we got word that someone in HR created a policy. We’re not sure what the policy was as of the time of this report; however, we were assured by our sources that it was “highly necessary” for the business to continue functioning.

An Important Discrepancy in Workplace Harassment Policies, Law

Ultimate Software

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies across industries and of every size are taking a closer look at their policies and training against harassment, of all forms, to determine whether changes need to be made. So, why include this obligation in a harassment policy?

Company Telecommuting Policy Changes – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Policy changes can be emotional events as evidenced by today’s reader note. The new company did not have a telecommuting policy but agreed to keep telecommuters providing they live far enough away. Heck, even a CEO change can lead to dramatic changes in telecommuting policies.

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.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

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.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

HR Bartender

I recently had the chance to hear about how Kronos rolled out their open time off policy and I thought you would find it interesting. Both from the standpoint of the policy itself but also because of the challenges they experienced and how they addressed them. Internal research discovered one of the hurdles to attracting talent was their vacation policy. myTime: An “Open” Vacation Policy. Basically, it’s an “open” (aka unlimited) vacation policy.

Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy

Patriot Software

And, some employers may even offer unlimited PTO policies. Have you considered creating an unlimited PTO policy for your employees? What is an unlimited PTO policy? Companies that offer PTO or vacation time to employees have the option of providing unlimited PTO policies.

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!

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.

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.

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

How does your parental leave policy stack up? Is it fair? Equitable? Competitive?

PeopleStrategy

And two current employment trends are putting additional pressure on employers to take a closer look at their current parental leave policies: Employees want better work-life balance as they seek a higher quality of life. The post How does your parental leave policy stack up?

Employee Bereavement—Why Strategy Is the Best Policy

PlanSource

What’s a Bereavement Policy? How Do Bereavement Policies Work? Bereavement policies define the benefits issued to bereaved employees and usually specify what types of situations do or don’t qualify for some or all of the benefits of the policy. Policies Can Be Expensive.

Why It’s High Time to Revisit Your Drug Policy

Cornerstone On Demand

A good friend of mine is particular about where he works—but his deal breakers aren't the usual suspects, like a generous vacation policy, flexible hours, gym stipends or free lunch. Corporate Policy vs. Public Opinion. Talent Management Talent Management Drug Policy

Ringing in the New Year: 10 Things HR Should Do Now

Speaker: Kirsten Goulde SHRM-SCP, M.S., Principal, K. Goulde & Associates,

Update your social media policies and practices – use social media to your company’s advantage without running afoul of labor laws.

Develop a zero-tolerance workplace violence policy

Tandem HR

It is essential that all businesses have policies and procedures in place to prevent workplace violence, as well as plans to react in emergency situations like this. The post Develop a zero-tolerance workplace violence policy appeared first on Tandem HR.

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.

A New #HR Policy: “The Anti-A**hole Policy”

PerformanceICreate

I should be happy because five clients are taking a “no a **e” policy seriously. Fully realizing that I may be shooting myself in the foot, I feel the need to say this: if you need to be trained on how to be decent in the workplace, Lord help you. While I’m a COO now, I have been training my entire career and still do as a regular part of my job. I love everything about training.

The New #FLSA Overtime Changes: Make Sure Company Policies Are Aligned

HR Bartender

Exploring the Overtime Policy Piece. Whenever a change in the law could affect how employees are paid and classified, we have to look at how it impacts the two most important pieces of our organizational culture: people and policy. Additional Policy Considerations.

Up Your Analytics Game: How to Empower People to Take Action

Speaker: Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College

Why Your Company Needs to Have a Solid Vacation Policy

Rise

For people pros, establishing a solid vacation policy for your employees is about ensuring a smooth process so that your team members can look forward to their time off with ease. For example, can time be carried over or is there a use-it-or-lose-it policy?

Don’t Rewrite Your Policy Manuals, Just Do This Instead…

PerformanceICreate

Now that it’s February and all the new year’s articles are out about updates to policy manuals, I am here to remind you that policies are pretty much worthless. But policies don’t change anything. Update your policies all you want. DefiantWork Stop Discriminating Update Policy Manuals Updated PoliciesStop Discriminating!

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.

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.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

and policies - and HR has to support all of them. policies like benefits, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. It’s a heavy burden to keep track of policies manually - and. of policy changes made to comply with changing laws. requirements and company policy.

Washington policy update: January 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Robert Davis is a managing director in Deloitte Consulting LLP and leads the Washington Rewards Policy Center of Excellence, dedicated to informing practitioners and clients about legislative and regulatory developments relating to employer-sponsored rewards programs.

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.

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.

Is your workplace ready for an Infants-At-Work policy?

Workplace Diva

Is your workplace ready to adopt an Infants-At-Work policy? It's a new policy the organization with 45 full-time employees implemented just last month. So far, the overall response to the policy has been positive.

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.

Tips On How To Structure Your PTO Policy

nettime solutions

Developing a vacation policy for a company is not as easy as some may think. What most employees and new hires don’t realize is just how much thought and time goes in to creating the ultimate vacation policy in order to provide them with a great accrual policy.

Four Policy and Procedure Benefits of Document Tracking

360 factors

Simply creating policy and procedure documents on Microsoft Word and publishing them as PDFs isn’t enough. Policy and procedure documents are a reference guide for the whole organization – they need to not only be helpful, but also be maintained. .

We Only Need One HR Policy

NoExcusesHR

I’ve written, revised, edited, printed, emailed, posted and leveraged policies to make decisions over and over again. Too many times following the policies morphed into the focus of the work…instead of the work being the focus of the work. I’ve even seen policies called “Policy on.”

How to Implement an Effective Unlimited Vacation Policy

Namely

Unlimited paid time off (PTO) has quickly become one of the most popular benefits in the modern workplace, with companies like Glassdoor, Dropbox, and General Electric getting lots of attention around their unlimited policies.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICIES

Affinity HR Group

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