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Return to Work Policy Template

Keep Your Employees Safe in the Office The global shutdown following the rapid outbreak of COVID-19 had millions of people working from home, though there comes a time when we have to return to the office. While many people may be itching to get to their office and dive back into their daily routine, there…

telecommuter policy template

Telecommuter Policy Template

In the digital age, working from home, or telecommuting, is a very viable option for many employees. When properly implemented and administered, telecommuting benefits both the organization and the telecommuter. It can eliminate lengthy commute times, improve productivity for many, and save the company resources such as office space and cut costs. The telecommuting policy…

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Worksheet for a Foundational Unconscious Bias Strategy

More organizations are training their employees on unconscious bias, but some don’t know where to start. Before implementing any type of unconscious bias strategy, prioritize what is most important to your organization to create a program that fits best. Unconscious Bias expert Laraine McKinnon has put together a practical yet actionable worksheet to help you…

How to Rock Your Work from Home Schedule

How to Rock Your Work From Home Schedule

A Sample Schedule to Help You Be More Productive While Working from Home Are you struggling to turn your home into a home-office? Are you ready to throw in the towel as soon as lunchtime comes around? Honestly, who could blame you, your couch is just  one room over. With everything going on in the…

Letter to Employees COVID-19 Pandemic

Letter to Employees: COVID-19 Pandemic

Organizations are quickly adapting to a new norm with the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re here to help support you and your organization during this vulnerable time. Whether your organization is trying to develop a successful remote workforce to help “flatten the curve,” you are mass hiring to support the US population’s essential daily needs, or you…

Sample Social Media Policy Template

Sample Social Media Policy

Businesses that don’t have a social media policy are creating a vacuum and providing no tools or direction to employees for productive ways to engage on social media. As a result, many employees will not engage at all, which is a lost opportunity for having a brand ambassador. Or, they’ll engage in ways that are…

Sexual Harassment Policy

Employers and employees understand the need to have a common set of rules at work. In fact, in some states organizations are required to draft, publish, distribute and follow a specific sexual harassment prevention policy. And even in states that don’t have a legal mandate, most employers understand that having a written policy is a…

EEO Policy

Every employer should have a written, published equal opportunity (EEO) policy that, at a minimum, broadly outlines the company’s commitment to making employment decisions on the basis of factors such as abilities and performance, rather than on the basis of factors such as race, gender, religion (or various other protected characteristics). We’ve provided a general…

Code of Conduct Policy

If you want to create a great workplace culture and a great place to work, you need to have a carefully designed code of conduct that includes your mission and values and the company story. A good code of conduct serves as a compass for the organization by stating the corporate mission, clarifying expectations for…

Wage and Hour Policy

Wage and hour lawsuits are the most common type of class actions for workplace issues. Many of the claims involve a failure to properly classify employees or the failure to establish a trusted and reliable system to capture all time worked. These issues can typically be resolved long before they become legal issues, with tools…