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Top 10 Good Policies Your Employee Handbook SHOULD Include

Top 10 Good Policies Your Employee Handbook SHOULD Include We’ve been having far too much fun lately creating “top ten” lists. Here’s a countdown of 10 good policies you SHOULD have in your Employee Handbook. Having correctly worded policies on all of these issues can go a long way towards making your management stronger. Just…

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Smile! Or Don’t! Positivity Policies and the NLRB

Smile! Or Don’t! Positivity Policies and the NLRB The NLRB, an organization whose negativity regularly sends chills down our spines,, recently came down hard on positivity policies. You know, the types of policies designed to do terrible things like encourage respectful communication between workers and their managers. This finding was triggered by a positivity clause…

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Will an Employee Handbook Template Save You Money?

Give me 5 minutes, and I’ll turn a $49 investment into $40,000.

Recently, we asked ourselves, does anyone have a relatively good handbook template for sale online? We gathered metrics from Google and Google Adwords, and it did not take long to find a $49.99 “customized” employee handbook. So, we grabbed a copy to see if it was, well, “decent.” Here’s what we found out.

Is this woman a volunteer if she was paid?

Employee Volunteers Might Cost You Anyway

Employee Volunteers Might Cost You Anyway…Even if it’s for Charity I can hear your indignation now: Do I really have to pay my volunteers? Why would I have to pay a volunteer? It’s charity, for Frank’s sake! What kind of world is this, anyway?! When it comes to answering whether your team can agree to work…