Course Schedule

Writing HR Policies and Procedures

Human Resources Procedures for Employee Management can help you easily create the Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures manual you need to ensure the fair treatment of employees. Thoroughly researched and reviewed by experts in the field, this important organizational resource provides content based on best practices, and it addresses important issues such as COBRA, HIPAA, ADA, and FMLA. This course also covers important employer/employee topics such as job descriptions, hiring and termination, compensation and benefits, training and development, as well as general HR administration. It also includes a sample Employee Handbook and an HR Managers Manual. Designed for busy professionals such as HR Executives, Office Managers, and Business Owners, Human Resources Procedures for Employee Management is an important tool in managing the most important resource in your business - your employees. Given the broad range of topics that fall under the HR rubric, creating a system of policies and procedures can be a daunting task. Fortunately, with Human Resources Procedures for Employee Management there is no need to start from scratch - it's already been done for you!

Four proposals have been put forward to modernize how the policy process is conducted in the development of human resources:

  • To move beyond the traditional approach of personnel administration to a more global concept of HRM;
  • To give more weight to the integrated, interdependent and systemic nature of the different components of HRM when preparing and implementing policy;
  • To foster a more proactive attitude among human resources (HR) policy-makers and managers;
  • To promote the full commitment of all professionals and sectors in all phases of the process.
  • Getting started
  • A process for developing a comprehensive set of human resources policies and procedures
  • Identifying the policies and procedures your organization requires
  • Laws and regulations
  • Developing human resources policies and procedures
  • Writing policies and obtaining their approval
  • Writing procedures and obtaining their approval
  • A policy and procedure format
  • Key human resources policies and procedures
  • Common elements
  • Internal selection
  • External selection
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Terms of employment
  • Equal and fair treatment
  • Time away from work
  • Attendance
  • Performance evaluation
  • Performance improvement
  • Employee grievance resolution
  • Termination
  • Training and development
  • Code of business conduct
  • Other policies and procedures
  • Policy and procedure administration
  • Communication and publication
  • Maintaining relevance
  • Practical Exercises and Revisions