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    Blogging Policy

    _The **Blogging Policy** defines scope and usage of blogs by employees. It covers written permission needed to post Company information, who is authorized to post anything about the Company, and allowable content regarding Company matters._ h4. Subject: Blogging h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy Employees may maintain personal websites or Web logs (blogs) on their own time using their ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Business Ethics Policy

    _The **Business Ethics** policy states management’s view on ethics. It reserves the right to determine when an employee’s activities represent a conflict with the Company’s interests and to take whatever action is necessary to resolve the situation—including terminating the employee. It also provides a partial list of activities that would be prohibited by an employee outside of the workplace._ h4. Subject: ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Business Travel Expense Policy

    _The **Business Travel Expense** policy outlines the provisions for travel and living expenses incurred by Company employees while on assignments away from the normal work location. It explains coverage, approval process, abuse of policy, nonemployee coverage, and reimbursement, among other provisions._ h4. Subject: Business Travel Expenses h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy h4. Purpose This policy outlines the provisions ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Human Capital Management Drives Financial Performance

    Human Capital Management Drives Financial Performance
    How Smart Human Capital Management Drives Financial Performance Premise The first question of management is what difference does it make if we invest in people, technology or facilities? The corollary: which investment will give us the greatest return in the shortest time? SuccessFactors and Workforce Intelligence Institute (WII) believe that there are two fundamentals of management that, over time, will consistently ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Happiness at Work – Critical Factors

    Happiness at Work – Critical Factors
    What does it take to make employees happy? Based on research conducted in the United Kingdom by Chiumento for its “Happiness at Work Index,” here are the top ten factors ranked in order. Note: while these findings are similar to previous research in the U.S., they may not be applicable in other countries. What Makes Us Happy at Work • Friendly, ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Call-In Pay Policy

    _The **Call-in Pay policy** states that an employee shall be paid the applicable straight-time or overtime rate for the actual hours worked, or a minimum of 4 hours regular straight-time base pay, whichever is greater, on the occasion that it is necessary to call in hourly employees without notice outside of their regular shift hours to handle emergency repairs, equipment failures, ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Cell Phone Usage Policy

    _The **Cell Phone Usage** policy states the Company’s rules governing Company cell phone usage. Cell phones are to be used to conduct Company business only. Employee will be charged for personal usage. Calls must be logged and turned in monthly to be verified against invoice. Other rules apply. Discipline for abuse is stated in the policy._ h4. Subject: Cell Phone Usage ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Child Care/Dependent Care Policy

    _The **Child Care/Dependent Care** policy states that the Company seeks to provide an environment that allows an employee to enjoy work and not be distracted by concerns about dependents. The Company expects all employees to be at work unless the employee or a dependent is ill. This policy outlines the employees’ options for dealing with a dependent that is ill or ...
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    Drugs and Alcohol Policy

    The **Drugs and Alcohol policy** documents the company’s intention to maintain its property and to provide a drug-free work environment that is both safe for its employees, including others having business with the Company or on Company property, and conducive to efficient and productive work standards. This policy restricts certain items and substances from being brought on or being present on ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Engage in Conflict Now

    Engage in Conflict Now
    For many people, the mere mention of the word "conflict" makes them shudder, even though addressing conflict is a good thing. That’s why most of my clients are surprised when I suggest that they not only attend to but engage conflict with as much candor as possible-- particularly while it's minor so it doesn't grow into something unmanageable. Take, for example, ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Inclusion Measurement - Tracking the Intangible

    Inclusion Measurement - Tracking the Intangible
    Diversity and inclusion are, in some ways, like peanut butter and jelly. They're not the same but are often combined, making up a whole that's more than the sum of its parts. So when i4cp - on behalf of its members-only Diversity Accelerator group - decided to look at inclusion metrics, we first had to carefully define, identify, and separate the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Electronic Mail (e-mail) Policy

    _The **Electronic Mail (e-mail) policy** covers the employee training to use the e-mail system, appropriate/inappropriate use of e-mail, the confidentiality, retention, courtesy, security, review, privacy, discipline, monitoring, and other related topics._ h4. Subject: Electronic Mail h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy h4. Training. Before employees are permitted to use the electronic mail system they must complete the training course. ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Emergencies Policy

    _The **Emergencies policy** posts the local emergency phone numbers for fire, police, and ambulance. It also states what to do in the event of a medical emergency. It covers the use of elevators in emergencies and bad weather. Your company can tailor this information to better fit its line of business._ h4. Subject: Emergencies h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Wharton Study: Employee Satisfaction Contributes to Bottom Line

    Wharton Study: Employee Satisfaction Contributes to Bottom Line
    Concern for employees’ satisfaction is more than just a “feel good” aspect of management. Wharton professor Alex Edmans’ recent study confirms that happy workers positively impact financial success. His study examined the stock returns of companies from Fortune's “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” between 1998 and 2005 and found they had higher financial returns – more than double ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Employment at Will/Applications Policy

    _The **Employment at Will/Applications policy** is an affirmation by the employer, as well as the employee, that either has the right to terminate employment at any time, with or without cause; and that no offer of employment is valid unless made in writing and signed by the Company president and the perspective employee._ h4. Subject: Employment at Will/Applications h4. Organization: Anonymous ...
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    Straight A Management

    To attract and retain talent in the 20 to 40 age cohort, consider “Straight-A Management” – a formula found in Rebecca Ryan’s book: Live First, Work Second. (Note: Ryan’s firm, Next Generation Consulting, is a market research firm focused on engaging young professionals.) Straight-A Management comes from David Richo’s book, How to Be an Adult in Relationships, and involves: • Acceptance ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Employment Agreement Policy

    _The **Employment Agreement policy** is an agreement between the Company and the employee stating, in writing, the wage/salary, dates of payments, dates of acceptance, and job title. It further acknowledges that the employee received an employee handbook, and agrees to comply with it and any other rules. Neither the handbook, practices, nor any communications create an employment contract or term. The ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Employee Engagement: "Untapped Potential"

    Towers Perrin's latest Global Workforce Study reported dismal findings on employee engagement levels. They define engagement as employees “willing to go the extra mile to help their companies succeed.” The study found only 21% of employees surveyed are engaged in their work. (Here’s a scary thought: if only one out of five employees are fully engaged, what are the others up ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Terminate an Employee

    How to Terminate an Employee
    Letting an employee go is a difficult situation most managers want to avoid, but with the right preparation and professionalism, you can get through such a tough talk with your dignity (and your employee's) intact. Firing Best Practices Another manager or HR representative should always be present, especially if terminating a potentially hostile employee or one who might twist your ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Family and Medical Leave Policy

    _The **Family and Medical Leave policy** states that an employee is eligible to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid family/medical leave within any 12-month period and be restored to the same or an equivalent position upon the employee’s return from leave provided he/she: (1) has worked for the company for at least 12 months, and for at least 1,250 hours ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?