Policy And Procedure Manual

How to Draft an Employee Handbook That Protects You AND Your Staff

Although I’ve only worked for one full-time employer in my pre-writing days, I’ve also held several different part-time jobs to help make ends meet and earn extra cash from time to time. And one thing I’ve come to realize looking back is that there is no standardization when it comes to employee handbooks. While some companies I was employed by had 20 to 30 page handbooks … [Read more...]

How to Optimize Safety in a Manufacturing Facility

Each manufacturing facility is an environment in which any kind of interruption of the production process due to a safety problem can result in failing to achieve production targets or, even worse, serious or fatal accidents. That’s why each company should have very clear set of safety rules and procedures that are strictly enforced. However, accidents and problems still … [Read more...]

Is Your Small Business Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

You can’t turn on the news or check your favorite media app nowadays without hearing news of some natural disaster that has devastated an area and all of its residents. There’s raging wildfires, flash floods, tornadoes, mudslides, and more all threatening to take people’s homes and livelihoods in various parts of the world. The question is: Have you done what you can to … [Read more...]

Small Business Employee Handbooks: The Pros and Cons

Whether you’re just now setting up your small business or simply trying to make your current one operate that much better, one of the decisions you must make is whether or not to create an employee handbook. The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) refers to an employee handbook as “an important communication tool between you and your employees.” As such, it holds various … [Read more...]

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

An employee handbook is an essential tool to running your small business more effectively. A well-written handbook lets your employees know what you expect of them, and it describes what they can expect from you in return. However, as a busy small business owner, you may not know where to start when it comes to deciding what to put into your manual and what to leave out. … [Read more...]