Hiring a new employee is always a challenge. Instead of looking at a candidate’s skills, first consider if this employee will fit into your culture.
Do your employees enjoy coming to work? Do your employees feel valued? Are your employees committed to their role in the organization? Do your employees understand the mission of your organization? Are your employees proud to work for you? Take time to honestly assess your answers to the above questions.
Why Change Policies? What we’ve been using for years still works for us…… Companies and business owners need to realize what policies are needed to address current trends (social media policy, for example) and open an ongoing dialogue with employees, and communicate with managers regarding common issues and problems to determine what policies are needed […]
When companies communicate there is an investment of time and money being spent on updating handbooks and policies, they may also receive some positive employee recognition: Through greater employee satisfaction and work quality improvements because employees feel as though they are valued by their employer. Companies can take the opportunity to communicate the changes and/or […]
Beyond the Typical Company Handbook – Companies are getting more out their employees with effective company policies. What is typical? A typical handbook gives employees a laundry list of do’s and don’ts, a description of benefits and how they get paid, and an idea of who to speak with if they ever have an issue. […]
Company Policy Series – Nursing Mothers Accommodation Policy Sample The purpose of the Nursing Mothers Accommodation Policy is to provide a supportive environment to enable breastfeeding employees to express their milk during work hours. The following is what a Nursing Mothers Accommodation Policy could look like: “The Company will provide reasonable breaks for breastfeeding employees […]
Company Policy Series – Paid Holidays Policy Sample The purpose of the Paid Holidays Policy is to inform employees of the Company’s observed paid holidays and eligibility for receiving holiday pay. The following is what a Paid Holidays Policy could look like: “Full-time employees working 40 hours per week are eligible for eight hours of […]