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An Employee Handbook: Why You Need One

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 7, 2018 1:49:47 PM

Too many organizations try to function without a set of written policies for their employees. But not having an employee handbook can be tantamount to managerial malpractice.

 [This post was originally published earlier and has been revised and updated]

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Topics: policy manuals, handbook, performance review, company culture, employee engagement

Best Practices For Your Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 3, 2018 5:12:33 PM

Every new hire needs guidance and information, and a resource to go to for that. But too many employers fail to provide a functional employee handbook for their new staff members. 

 

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Topics: policies and procedures, employee lawsuits, policy manuals, handbook, company culture

7 Best Practices For New Hire Onboarding [Infographic]

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 29, 2018 6:00:00 AM

The proper onboarding of new employees has far reaching implications for any organization. Knowing just what to do and how to do it well, however, can be a challenge for any HR manager or workforce management professional.

Exactly what your onboarding process should look like is going to be determined primarily by your business model, your industry, the size of your organization and - to a significant degree - by your company's culture.

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Topics: HR best practices, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, employee onboarding, handbook

Workplace Violence And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2018 11:28:48 AM

HR management entails a wide variety of tasks, and this includes preventing and preparing for workplace violence. In fact, California labor law makes it a requirement for healthcare facilities.

While all incidents of workplace violence are tragic, most people focus only on the more widely publicized occurrences involving multiple casualties. Unfortunately, deaths due to acts of workplace violence occur quite often. In fact, according to information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 

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Topics: california labor law, HR management practices, labor law compliance, handbook, workplace violence

Why You Need To Review Your Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 22, 2018 9:03:00 AM

With the rise of employee labor law claims and lawsuits an up-to-date and accurate employee handbook is not really an option. Reviewing and revising your company policies is good practice.

[This is an updated and revised version of a post from January 2015]

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Topics: HR compliance, employee lawsuits, handbook, sexual harassment, reporting time pay

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