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Essential Tips For Developing An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 17, 2018 10:02:37 AM

Although it may be taken for granted that every business has an employee handbook, or policy manual, that is not always the case. In fact, many business run huge risks with liability and compliance without one.

One of the first challenges a business has with this document is what to call it. The primary purpose of a policy manual is to inform and equip employees with policy information. Consequently, referring to it as an "Employee Handbook" can be a good choice.

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Topics: policies and procedures, labor law compliance, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

California Employers: The Cost of New Hires 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 22, 2017 9:24:03 AM

Being an employer in California can be a challenging endeavor. One of those challenges is navigating the real costs of finding and bringing on new hires.

In the midst of all the tasks required to recruit, vet, interview and hire new employees it is easy to lose sight of the costs involved. However, being aware of and managing the costs involved in hiring employees is critical.

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, HR management practices, new hire, employee onboarding, employee turnover

7 Best Practices For Successful New Hire Onboarding

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 19, 2017 6:34:49 PM

With the approach of the new year and new budgets, many companies will be bringing new hires onboard. Do you have an onboarding process?

Hiring new employees involves much more than simply recruiting and interviewing candidates. In addition, once you have made a decision and bring on a new hire, there should more involved that simply making introductions.
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Topics: HR management practices, new hire, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, employee onboarding

3 Policy Handbook Best Practices For HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 14, 2017 7:04:13 PM

A policy handbook, or manual, is a vital tool and resource for any business. But owners and HR managers often find creating them a challenge.

According to some experts, many small businesses do not have a policy manual, or handbook, an employee orientation process or proper termination procedures. Yet these tools and processes can be the first line of defense in avoiding a costly employee lawsuit.

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Topics: policies and procedures, HR compliance, labor law compliance, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

5 HR Management Trends For 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 28, 2017 12:37:38 PM

It's that time of year when HR industry experts share what they see as the coming trends for the next year. HR management changes and evolves with technology and demographics.

Every year, the professionals and experts weigh in on what they see as coming or anticiapted trends for the Human Resource profession. Last year saw some of the same trends forecasted and the realities of both the HR industry and business in general reflect these.

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Topics: HR best practices, recruiting and hiring, hiring trends, hr management trends, employee onboarding, training

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