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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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  • Workplace violence policy

    Tools & Templates // Dec 2016 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy describes measures for preventing workplace violence and outlines the steps your company and staff should take if violence does occur. The download includes a PDF version, along with a Word version to make customization easier. From the policy: According to the United States Department of Labor, approximately ...

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  • Remote access policy

    Tools & Templates // Dec 2016 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy outlines guidelines and processes for requesting, obtaining, using, and terminating remote access to organization networks, systems, and data. It applies to scenarios where employees connect remotely to in-house data centers as well as offsite facilities, such as cloud providers. The download includes a PDF version, along with a ...

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  • Severe weather and emergency policy

    Tools & Templates // Dec 2016 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy offers guidelines for responding to severe weather activity and other emergencies. The download includes both a PDF version and an RTF document to make customization easier. The Severe Weather and Emergency Policy covers the ramifications of closing the company, what steps to follow if the company is ...

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  • Equipment reassignment policy

    Tools & Templates // Nov 2016 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    This policy provides guidelines for reclaiming and reusing equipment from current or former employees. It outlines the steps that must be carried out by authorized individuals before this equipment can be considered safe to reassign. From the policy: Summary To achieve the maximum benefit from IT assets, ...

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