Employees spend on average 8 hours or more a day on the job working at least 5 days a week. Is there any harm in allowing staff to use the email or the Internet on occasion? Your employees may not be aware of the fact that the email account that they use on a daily basis is not private…
Tips for Preventing Issues with Employees Using Social Media at Work
Here are 10 helpful tips for preventing employee issues relating to employee use of the internet at work to access social media sites from the website of Fisher & Phillips, LLP, Attorneys at Law. These tips may help you to think about how to begin to craft your own internet usage policy…
Small Business Employee Policies Series: Employee Confidentiality Policy
Do You Need An Employee Confidentiality Agreement? Some things to think about when considering whether or not to implement an employee confidentiality policy for your business:
Prevent Improper Internet Use From Employees
Productivity and company image are two things that could suffer without limits. For all of the benefits that the internet and social media bring to our professional and personal lives, the increased access and visibility also bring a whole new set of problems, particularly for employers.
Small Business Employee Policies Series: Probationary Period
Once you’ve gone through the process of finding and hiring the right candidate, the last thing that you’d expect is the need to fire your new employee. Despite thoroughly interviewing and checking references, it is not out of the realm of possibility that your new employee will not be a good fit.
A Checklist of Essential Employee Policies for Small Business
Many small businesses understand the importance and value of having policies and procedures in place, while some small businesses see having formal policies and procedures as a process that is too “corporate” or “stuffy” for their organizations.
Guest Post: What Is “A Failure To Implement”?
Today’s post is from guest blogger, Katie Weaver with Awareity. The article focuses on the importance of not only establishing workplace policies and procedures, but making sure that your employees have read and understand your policies. Recently, Awareity’s CEO, Rick Shaw, was asked…
Three Critical Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs Workplace Policies
If you are like many small business owners and supervisors, you likely have not developed any written policies or standards that highlight your expectations for employee behavior or performance in the workplace. You also may subscribe to the school of thought that you don’t need any…
Employee Management Checklist: The Top Five Best Management Practices
Whether you’re a business owner with employees, or a supervisor charged with managing staff, incorporating these top five employee best management practices into your daily interaction with employees will help make both your job and that of your staff a lot easier.