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3 Policy Handbook Best Practices For HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 10, 2019 12:55:00 PM

A policy, or employee, handbook is a vital tool and resource for any business. But creating one can be a challenge.

 

[This article was originally published in December 2017. It has been substantially revised and updated to reflect current information and trends.]

According to several HR experts, most small businesses do not have a written policy manual or employee handbook, an employee orientation process, or even a proper and documented termination procedure.

Yet all of these tools and processes can be the first line of legal defense to avoid costly employee lawsuits.

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

Workforce Management For Part-Time Workers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 11, 2018 1:31:30 PM

Part-time and flextime workers are a growing trend. One of the challenges facing HR professionals and managers is how to effectively manage part-time employees. 

 

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Topics: policies and procedures, handbook, workforce management, gig economy, management practices

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

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