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5 tips to improve your employee handbook

How long has it been since you reviewed your employee handbook — or since your employees referenced it?

When employee handbooks are correctly developed and implemented, they can serve as a sourcebook for both the managers and employees. Unfortunately, employee handbooks often are not crafted in the right way, and as a result collect dust on a shelf.

Infusionsoft: Performance & Personal Development is Critical for Business Success

When you walk into the Headquarters of Infusionsoft you can immediately feel the atmosphere and culture of the sales and marketing software firm. From the lobby you can see into the company’s bright open workspaces and in the middle is an in house “football field” (a tribute to their first office space within a converted […]

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Small Business HR – Think like a big corporation!

Small Business Human Resources Implementing big company processes into a small organization on a budget A few years ago I became involved with a small, owner-operated construction company that was building our dream home. One day when I was visiting the construction site, Ridgeview Construction Owner Shane Carter, invited me to join him for lunch […]

Performance Review - Don't make it a circus

3 Reasons to ditch the Formal Performance Review Process

When it comes to the performance review, managers often make the mistake of cramming it in towards the end of the year. With work piling up to be completed before the holidays, it can be a very stressful time for employees who are now faced with a career review meeting to see if they qualify for bonuses. This means that when it comes to career discussion, you might want to break up the review into meetings that occur at separate times of the year.

Why you don’t read your own employee handbook (and what you can do about it)

I bet you have never read your own employee handbook completely. Many haven’t and I totally understand. Most employee handbooks are boring. They are not really handbooks. They are a set of rules put together and start off with a boiler plate “hello, thank you for working for us” story of the owner of the company. It has nothing to do with handbook. A handbook tells you how to do things, but an employee handbook often times only tells you how not to do things.

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The employee handbook – From boring to engaging

“This was so much fun, I really enjoyed it”. This is the comment of my client that is going through the process of getting a brand new employee handbook.  We just finished our 1.5 hour initial discussion. This is an important step to understand the company culture, those things that makes this company special. We […]

Four things to look for in an effective employee handbook (That will not collect dust).

How long’s it been since you reviewed your employee handbook? How effective is an employee handbook that you don’t use? When employee handbooks are correctly developed and implemented they can actually serve as a handbook for both the company and the employees. Unfortunately often times the handbook is not crafted in the right way and […]