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13 Most Difficult Conversations With Employees

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Unsure of how to handle “awkward and uncomfortable conversations” with employees? Is your approach not yielding the results you want, and you are not sure why? Do you want to train your supervisors and managers to be more effective communicators,

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7 Reasons You Need An Employee Handbook

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Page for page, a good employee handbook is probably one of the most important documents your business will ever have. Here are seven reasons you need an employee handbook: 1. The employee handbook establishes your company’s policies clearly and effectively.

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The Employee Handbook Project: Company Culture and Legal Language

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The intent of the Employee Handbook Project is to create a useful, easy to understand employee handbook that helps your company to grow and balances communicating the culture of your organization with legal protections for your business. I hope that you

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The Employee Handbook Project Begins!

Welcome to the Employee Handbook Project!  I am excited to start and I hope that you will be excited to join in and leave your comments below. The intent of the Project is to create a useful, easy to understand employee

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Managing Employee Risk

Managing employees also means managing risk. Unhappy employees may start legal actions; so may former employees. Issues can include discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, or complaints for back pay or overtime. Many business owners and managers do not have basic

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Five Reasons Your Employees are Late or Absent and What to Do About It

Since the invention of the time clock, employers have obsessed over their employees’ time and attendance.  Why are employees late to work or absent? Personal duties outside of work, primarily childcare. Transportation issues such as heavy traffic or mass transportation

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Welcome to Best Employee Policies

Best Employee Policies is a blog for managers who need employee policies and can’t avoid it any longer. All organizations need structure.  Accounting has structure.  So do sales, operations and customer service.  Scripts, excel spreadsheets, reports.  Few business owners and

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