HR by the book

By Staff | January 10, 2013 | Last updated on January 10, 2013
1 min read

The process of writing a human resources policy manual can seem daunting.

And though some small business owners believe having a manual is too restrictive—they believe it goes against the entrepreneurial culture of their organization—this doesn’t have to be the case.

Having straightforward, simple policies is helpful for small biz owners and new advisors, especially if their company is growing.

Consider this: you can be more flexible with policies when working with just a few employees, but this behaviour can be construed as favouritism once you recruit more than a handful of staffers.

Read more on how to develop an effective and fair policy manual for your business.

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