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The ‘silver bullet’ reason to make your employee handbook electronic

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“Paper handbooks are, in practice, largely ignored.” – Electronic Employee Handbooks: Benefits, Risks and Opportunities

We all know that an employee handbook confined to paper form can be tedious and expensive to update, but the reasons to consider a switch to an electronic format go far beyond cost and time considerations. “I really can’t emphasize one thing enough,” employment law attorney Anniken Davenport told a webinar audience in January, “which is that a properly implemented electronic version will allow management to track which employee accessed which section of the handbook, and when.”

Just think of that. No more “I didn’t learn about our tardiness policy until a month ago.” No more “I didn’t know how to report harassment.” The proof will lie with IT and the data that proves otherwise. An HR pro can even know which sections of the handbook are being accessed most often, alerting you to the most common employee concer...(register to read more)

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don February 3, 2016 at 12:46 pm

Where do I get an electronic version?

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