Human resources professional consultant and trainer Catherine Mattice explains how to write a company policy handbook, including using the right tone for a company’s culture. In this video, she covers the important components to include, the proper employee distribution and how to make revisions. You will also learn where to obtain a template employee handbook.
- The Corporate Policy Handbook is probably…one of the first things that comes to mind…when people think about Human Resources.…We are indeed tied to this book…as it serves as the law inside your organization,…and sometimes you are the judge and jury…as you hold people accountable to it,…but that doesn't mean it has to…read like stereo instructions.…If you haven't already, a great place to start…is to purchase a template from one of the many…HR compliance websites out there.…Your employment law attorney may also…have a template to offer you or at least…some suggestions on where to get one.…Once you have a template, go through it…page by page and make adjustments…to suit your company's policies,…as well as your organizational culture.…
You'll want to include a letter from your CEO…and your organizations vision, mission,…and core values up at the front.…Your performance management and…disciplinary procedures may need some tweaking and so forth.…Also, make sure your organization's…code of conduct is at the beginning.…
HR consultant Catherine Mattice outlines some of the considerations of the human resources professional, such as balancing the needs of employees with the interests of the organization. She reveals how to conduct an HR audit to identify HR practices that need improvement. She then outlines core HR responsibilities: staffing, training, documentation, compensation and benefits, performance reviews, job descriptions, compliance with state and federal regulations, and more.
- Explain the role of administrative HR.
- Describe how to build trust with employees.
- Summarize how to conduct an HR audit.
- Cite the best practices for personnel files and recordkeeping.
- Identify the important tasks involved in writing a job description.
- Recognize the fundamental components of a high-quality onboarding experience.
- Identify effective and ineffective ways to discipline an employee.
- Cite the key reasons for conducting an exit interview.