How to write an employee handbook

All companies need to communicate their mission, values and expectations to their employees. Employee handbooks are a good means to put these elements together. Here’s how to write a helpful and engaging employee handbook: What is the...

How to write a recruitment policy

A recruitment policy is a statement on how you hire. It outlines your company’s preferred hiring practices and promotes consistency within your employee recruiting process. To begin crafting your recruitment policy, answer these three questions: Philosophy....

The most popular company policies

The best company policies in employee handbooks include anti-discrimination, confidentiality, code of conduct and attendance policies. Though those form the basis of a functioning company, they may not be enough to create a happy workplace. Creative policies...

Drafting a maternity leave policy: 5 things you should know

Maternity leave policies in the United States have come a long way from the 1960s when working mothers were considered temporarily disabled under state law. Women now occupy almost half of the workforce and national laws guarantee 12 weeks of unpaid...

The 5 company policies you need to have in writing

Policies are to a company what rules are to the players of a game. They are the framework and constraints within which everyone can strive for individual and collective success. Besides, for anyone who has watched...