HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

HR Bartender

In fact, this is our opportunity to use our goal of keeping employee data confidential as the basis for updating our policies and procedures. There should be a data breach policy. I know none of us want to write this policy. Ask vendors to create and share their policies.

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.

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. People are more productive if they take a break once in a while, and investing in down time could prevent burnout, disengagement and turnover.

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. Tens of thousands of companies use Kronos products, like Workforce Dimensions , including over half of the Fortune 1000. Internal research discovered one of the hurdles to attracting talent was their vacation policy.

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

Still no social media policy? Where to start

Stratus

Yet many business owners have overlooked developing a social media policy, and that could severely hurt their reputation and reach. After an employee has been hired, remind employees in your social media policy that their personal posts may bleed over to their professional interests.

Best Time for Peak Productivity? Monday Mornings

HRWatchdog

Right now, your employees are most likely at peak productivity since Monday and Tuesday mornings are the best time for employees to get a lot of work done, according to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps. The post Best Time for Peak Productivity?

Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?

15Five

In fact, Softchoice found Millennials twice as likely to feel more productive and better equipped working at home than Baby Boomers. These world-traveling workers are often inspired by the changing landscape, inspiration that pours over into their work product.

How to Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Whenever I think of the New Year, I think about goals and productivity. If I have my *stuff* together, then I can be productive and successful. As an HR professional, that means helping our organizations be as productive as possible.

Addressing workplace grooming policy issues: 8 tips

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.

How to Boost Productivity with Your Paid Time Off Policy

Bonusly

Can your Paid Time Off (PTO) policy really make your team more productive? There are a few easy ways to improve the policy you already have, and to increase the benefits your team and organization receive from it. Why It's Crucial to Have a Great Policy.

Productivity & Politics: How Teams Can Work Together Despite Opposing Views

15Five

Nearly a year after the presidential election, political friction remains in workplaces: – 31% of workers say their company’s productivity level has decreased because of political expressions. Political discussions aren’t easy, but they can be productive.

A 10-Point Checklist for Picking a Policy Management Software Vendor

Mitratech

What are the filters you should use to maximize value from both product AND vendor? The post A 10-Point Checklist for Picking a Policy Management Software Vendor appeared first on Mitratech.

Production Worker job description

Workable

Use this production worker job description template to advertise your vacancies and find the best hire for your warehouse or factory. What is a production worker? A production worker helps with the proper functioning of assembly lines in factories and warehouses. On a daily basis, they’re responsible for all the production processes, for example they operate machinery and assemble equipment parts. What does a production worker do? Monitoring product shipment.

Lights Out Productivity

China Gorman

Evidently Millennials only know how to be productive on a computer. On the face of it, it looks like Boomers try to be more work-productive while waiting for their slow desktops to catch up with them, and Millennials tend to be more personal-productive.

How Startups Can Promote Team Productivity in a Coworking Space

Get Hppy

Thanks to the entrance of the flexible workspace, both startups and well-established companies can boost the productivity of their operations even more. Other than optimizing team productivity, a coworking space allows you to be part of a high-performing environment.

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.

The Future of Worker Productivity

RecognizeThis!

Less pure output and more holistic wellbeing, productivity is driven by the employee experience and technologies that can give leaders greater insight. Last week, I wrote about worker productivity from the perspective of economists and the figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

October 2015 Product Release: Save Time, Boost Productivity, and Make Smarter Decisions

Cornerstone On Demand

Cornerstone’s October ’15 Release delivers the tools that allows you to derive quality, actionable insights about your workforce to save time, boost productivity, and drive strategic people decisions that support your organization’s key goals.

How Productive is Overtime?

DATIS

Remember when a productive work week was capped-off at 40 hours? Along with this labor cost, these additional work hours are creating overwhelmed employees that are not being as productive as they can be. Is Overtime Productive? Unfortunately, the research indicates that overtime is not productive. CNBC recently shared research that shows a sharp decrease in productivity once an employee has hit 4o hours in a week. Productivity in the workplace is essential.

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.

How To Make Your Products Successful

Get Hppy

Most organizations take products too seriously. They have a culture that believes their products convey value and stress features, cool technology and price as the reasons why people should buy from them. A product – centric strategy and organizational culture is severely flawed.

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. Productivity performance confusion undocumented rules unspoken rules

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

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. .

Notifications: Friends or Foes for Workforce Productivity?

Rallyware for Human Resources

We end up being less productive. What was once invented to make it easier to get work done and optimize productivity has now become an overwhelming distraction. If you google tips on how to improve productivity , you will for sure, come across suggestions, including disabling all notifications to minimize disruption of focus. Turning off all notifications gives your team anxiety, not a productivity solution. . Driving workforce productivity through smart notifications.

How to Create and Manage an Unlimited Vacation Policy

Pingboard

Not too long ago, the idea of offering employees unlimited vacation days might have been seen as excessive or the potential cause of lower productivity in the workplace. At the outset, unlimited vacation policies were mainly implemented by smaller, niche companies.

5 ways to make your employees feel more alive (and boost productivity)

Get Hppy

Not only will you make your employees feel alive again, you’ll be amazed at the effect on productivity too. Set a policy around working hours. It’s good for the health of your employees and it’s good for performance and productivity. Productivity

93% of Workers Are Least Productive… At Work?

UpstartHR

If this sounds intriguing, I’ve written fairly extensively on the topic if you want to explore: How to Implement a ROWE Flexible Schedule Policy vs Core Business Hours Analytics and Business Accountability Employee Productivity Management (Video) People Least Productive in the Office The title for this post reflects the latest FlexJobs survey , which shows that just 7% of workers think they are most productive in the office. General Productivity ROWE

Developing a CBD oil policy? It gets complicated …

HR Morning

Just when you thought you had a handle on how your company policies align with laws on medical marijuana , along comes CBD oil. Made available to consumers by the 2018 Farm Bill, which allows for production and sale of CBD products. That’s where your workplace policies come in.

Creative Ways to Boost Productivity

HR Daily Advisor

Productivity concerns affect the entire organization. If the employer needs more productivity, either the existing employees must make that happen through productivity gains, or more employees must be hired. HR Policies & Procedures Boost Productivity employees hiring hours

How the Right BYOD Policy Can Reduce Turnover

HRExecutive

Yet, according to a new survey, the rise of personal smartphones among service-industry workers has not been enough to drive adoption of more “bring your own device” policies among employers. Additionally, there is no longer confusion when policies change.

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.

Dumb HR Policies That Simply Drive Employees Crazy

TLNT: The Business of HR

Have your HR policies caught up? Dumb HR policies typically come about when managers and HR people don’t know how to productively lead and manage their workforce and resort to a far-reaching policy when a bit of guidance or coaching could easily fix a problem.

5 steps to a foolproof social media policy for employees

Insperity

Do you refer to your social media policy for employees? Even if your company doesn’t market its products and services using social media, you should have a written social media policy that addresses what’s acceptable – and what isn’t – for your employees to share and say. As with other HR policies, you should have employees sign that they have read and understand the policy. Policies and procedures

NLRB: 6 reasons to check your handbook policies now

HR Morning

Here’s a good reason to dust off that employee handbook and re-familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of your policies. Here are the specific questions about handbook policies and procedures the NLRB addressed: Can handbooks be confidential?

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.