Yes, you really do need an employee handbook. If you don’t have clear guidelines for your employees, there will be misunderstandings and disputes. Without an employee handbook it is also hard to prove that employees know the company policies if there is a termination for violating policy. In addition to dealing with bad hires or employees,
As an HR person or small business owner, what employment screening worries are on your mind?
1. Laws and regulations change and are hard to keep up with
2. Audits, workplace investigations and fines
3. Unemployment is low and competition for employees challenging, tempted to hire riskier
4. Using “instant” online background screening that may not cover due diligence