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    Promotions Policy

    _The **Promotions policy** seeks to hire or promote the individual best qualified for the position. The supervisor will review and update the job analysis and job description for the open position and recommend the salary range. If none exist, they will be created in accordance with the policy on job analyses, job descriptions, and compensation. HR will review the material prepared ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Reference and Requests for Information Policy

    _The **Reference and Requests for Information policy** states that all inquiries regarding a present or past employee are to be referred to the Human Resources Department. Only factual information concerning an employee will be released. This information may be confined to confirming that the individual was employed with the company, the dates of employment, the position held, and the job description. ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: -1
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    How Well Do You Communicate With Your Employees?

    How Well Do You Communicate With Your Employees?
    It is important that an employer ensure that his or her employees are fully informed of company benefit programs and policies as well as other matters of general interest. For example, the company employee handbook could be supplemented by a regularly published (in print or electronically or both) company newsletter or other written forms of communication. Not only would the newsletter ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Retirement Policy

    _The **Retirement policy** aids the employee who plans to retire. It states what actions (formal or informal) the company will take on the occasion of a retirement starting at age 62._ h4. Subject: Retirement h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy h4. Purpose: To aid the employee who plans to retire, we have established a retirement plan which offers the ...
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    Sexual Harassment Training Policy

    _The **Sexual Harassment Training policy** provides information on training to all employees, hourly and salary. Initial training using a videotape, handouts, fill-in-the-blank, and open-book test is recommended. Follow-up training should also be provided. The policy lists areas to be covered in training. A copy of the signed and dated test will be placed in the employee’s file._ h4. Subject: Sexual Harassment ...
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    Short-Term Disability Policy

    _The purpose of the **Short-Term Disability policy** is to clearly define the eligibility requirements, benefits, administration of, case management of, disputes, reductions, confidentiality/privacy issues as they relate to the release of medical information, termination, as well as other important topics related to this disability benefit._ [gate] h4. Subject: Short-Term Disability h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy h4. Eligibility. Regular ...
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    Smoking Policy

    _The purpose of the **Smoking policy** is to control smoking in enclosed public areas and workplaces under the control of the company and to protect the health and comfort of its employees and customers. It covers enforcement of the policy and alternative provisions. You must check state law and local ordinances before adapting any of the following to your company’s policy._ ...
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    Telecommuting Policy

    _The **Telecommuting policy** allows employees to work at home, on the road, or in a satellite location for all or part of their regular workweek. Telecommuting is a work alternative that may be appropriate for some employees and some jobs. It is not an entitlement; it is not a companywide benefit; and it does not change the terms and conditions of ...
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    Telephone Monitoring Policy

    _The **Telephone Monitoring policy** states that all telephone communication systems and all communication and information transmitted by, received from, or stored in these systems, are company property, and as such, are to be used for job-related communications only. It warns of monitoring of calls and disciplinary action for violation of this policy._ h4. Subject: Telephone Monitoring h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example ...
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    Employer Rules for Hiring Non-US Workers

    Employer Rules for Hiring Non-US Workers
    The immigration debate isn't just about undocumented workers, employers are key players too. No matter which side of the debate you favor or what role you play in the hiring process, job seekers of all kinds should understand the rules that employers must follow when hiring both citizens and noncitizens. The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1996 says employers ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Getting the Most Out of International Assignments

    Yes, we're still on a global economic roller coaster (who said the world is flat?), with good and bad news from the U.S., Europe and Asia causing markets to shoot up and down weekly or even daily. But, at the end of the ride, it still looks like we'll all be doing much more rather than less global business. Case in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Termination and Severance Pay Policy

    _The **Termination and Severance Pay policy** defines the various types of separations from the employ of the Company and the effect of separation on benefits and continuous service. It covers information on applicability, types of separation, severance pay, accrued vacation time/pay, insurance, and length of service, among other related topics._ h4. Subject: Termination and Severance Pay Policy h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. ...
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    Hiring and Orienting a New Employee, Part I

    Hiring and Orienting a New Employee, Part I
    I was working late one night to complete an important project for our company, a medium-sized manufacturer of agricultural and industrial equipment. It happened to be a Saturday night and the second and third shifts were not working. The plant covered over 500,000 square feet and was equipped with all types of machinery, including huge 2,000- and 3,000-ton vertical presses that ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Lead by Example

    Lead by Example
    It sounds so easy. Lead by example. We can't expect others to do something we don't do ourselves. This applies to any aspect of our lives. — If we aren't punctual, we can't expect others to be. — If we expect others to pick up their shoes around the house, then we need to pick up our own. — If we ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Onboard a New Manager

    How to Onboard a New Manager
    We all know how important it is to provide new hire employees with a good onboarding experience. Proper onboarding helps improve ramp-up time, productivity, moral, and retention. However – what about onboarding a newly promoted manager? Unfortunately, a lot of companies probably don’t pay as much, if any, attention to this. The “onboarding” process is more of a coronation – “I ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Vacations Policy

    _The purpose of the **Vacation policy** is to clearly define who accrues vacation time, when vacations can be taken, how vacation time/pay is calculated with regard to layoffs/resignations, military leave, death, discharge, resignation, and holidays._ h4. Subject: Vacations h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy The Period During Which Vacations May Be Taken Vacation may be taken between January 1 ...
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    Delaware Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) More Info: The Delaware minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum. External Links Delaware Department of Labor Website: http://www.delawareworks.com/
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    District of Columbia Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.00   (Same as Federal) 40 $7.55 07/24/2008 More Info: In the District of Columbia, the rate is automatically set at $1 above the Federal minimum wage rate if the District of Columbia rate is lower. External Links District of Columbia Department of Labor Website: ...
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    Florida Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.79 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) External Links Florida Department of Labor Website: http://www.stateofflorida.com/Portal/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=10
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    A New Training Program for New Managers

    A New Training Program for New Managers
    If I were asked to develop a training program for new managers, the first thing I’d want to do is ask a lot of questions. I’d want to understand the business challenges, interview or survey a bunch of newly promoted managers, their employees, and their managers, and talk to HR and others who could provide me some insight. In other words, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?