Employee Handbooks: Key Guidelines and Best Practices By Michael Pires Vice President, HR Solutions at ADP An employee handbook is one of the most effective tools for communicating policies, regulations, procedures and benefits to employees. For small businesses in particular, employee handbooks can be instrumental in setting expectations and creating the right tone for an […]
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Beyond establishing rules, employee handbooks can communicate company history, strategic objectives and can serve as a leadership tool for management, Erin Dillon says. Handbooks can also serve to familiarize managers with state and local labor laws. She recommends having an employment lawyer review the handbook to make sure it complies with applicable laws and doesn’t […]