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  • Employee non-compete agreement policy

    Tools & Templates // Mar 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    Don’t let your valuable corporate assets and proprietary information walk out the door when an employee leaves the company. This non-compete agreement defines what knowledge and skills they can—and can’t--take with them if they leave to work elsewhere. From the policy: Employers across many industries often use a ...

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  • BYOD (bring-your-own-device) policy

    Tools & Templates // Mar 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy outlines requirements for BYOD usage and establishes the steps that both users and the IT department should follow to initialize, support, and remove devices from company access. These requirements must be followed as documented to protect company systems and data from unauthorized access or misuse. From the ...

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  • Hardware inventory policy

    Tools & Templates // Mar 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy describes guidelines your organization can follow to track, process, and decommission IT equipment. From the policy: Summary The organization’s IT hardware inventory constitutes a significant capital investment, and holding organization data, requires the organization to track each component from purchase and deployment to decommissioning and ...

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  • Portable storage policy

    Tools & Templates // Mar 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy provides guidelines for the regulated and secure usage of portable storage devices. Its goal is to protect the organization and its employees from internal and external threats and to provide mechanisms for maintaining and monitoring data access in these scenarios. From the policy: Summary Portable ...

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  • Electronic communication policy

    Tools & Templates // Feb 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy provides guidelines for the appropriate use of electronic communications. It covers privacy, confidentiality, and security and is intended to ensure that electronic communications resources are used for appropriate purposes only. From the policy: Summary The company provides access to and encourages the use of information ...

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  • Drug and alcohol abuse policy

    Tools & Templates // Feb 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy provides a working framework for establishing rules and procedures that prohibit drug and alcohol use on company premises or in company vehicles. All employees, contractors, and vendors are expected to follow these rules at all times. From the policy: Scope This policy applies to all employees ...

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  • Workplace safety policy

    Tools & Templates // Jan 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy will help ensure that your company facilities are safe for all employees, visitors, contractors, and customers. It is based on consensus best practices from several human resource standard-setting organizations, including the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. From the policy: Objective ...

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  • Policy pack: Guidelines for new hires

    Tools & Templates // Jan 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This bundle of 10 policies will help you get new hires off to a good start. It outlines expectations, defines company ground rules, and offers guidance for maintaining a safe and secure workplace. The following policies are included: BYOD policy Social media policy Hostile workplace policy Employee privacy policy ...

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  • Severance policy

    Tools & Templates // Jan 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy outlines guidelines for providing severance pay and benefits for former employees. It defines acceptable grounds for offering (or withholding) severance packages and describes the requirements involved. From the policy: Employees part ways with organizations for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons are simple: finding a ...

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  • Interviewing guidelines policy

    Tools & Templates // Jan 2017 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy will help organizations conduct useful and appropriate interviews with potential new hires, both from a proper methodology perspective and a legal standpoint. Following the guidelines will enable you to build a reproducible and consistent interview framework that can be applied to any open role. From the policy: ...

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