The employee handbook is not only a legal document but a critical component of your Onboarding Process. It also serves as a valuable communication tool to ensure your employees stay current with your Company's policies and practices. A successful employee handbook can help mitigate legal exposure and reduce turnover. A thorough well-written employee handbook is essential to your organization’s success.
Why you should Attend
This training will cover the key elements that should be included in every employee handbook. Additionally, you’ll learn how to ensure that your employee handbook reflects your organizational culture.
Areas Covered in the Session
- How to develop the basic framework for your employee handbook
- How to ensure that your employee handbook provides adequate protection against discrimination claims
- Best practices for communicating your handbook to your employees
- Pitfalls to avoid when updating your employee handbook, which includes carefully observing your current policies, patterns, and practices
- How to ensure that your employee handbook meets Federal and State Laws. 6. The dangers of using, “ready-made” employee handbook templates
Who Will Benefit
- All levels of HR
Racquel L. Harris is a Business Strategist and Human Resources Consultant at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources (PHR, and SHRM-CP) and a certification in Risk Management (CRMC). She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Indiana University. Racquel has a full and comprehensive
understanding of how important training is to an organization. She has a high aptitude for strategic planning and execution which she implemented while she was President of the Michiana Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management. Under her leadership, the organization achieved the prestigious chapter of the Year Award from the Indiana State Council of The Society for Human Resources Management. Racquel is an expert in Labor Relations, Federal and State employment laws, and strategically aligning human resources with organizational goals. She has a demonstrated ability to use data and statistics to solve problems. Racquel is recognized in the community as a servant leader which has earned her numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Drum Major award presented by former Mayor Jeff Rea, The “40 under 40” recognition by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, The Seven Seals Award by the ESGR, and the Michiana Chapter Society for Human Resources Management 2010 Leader of the Year.