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Tips for developing an employee handbook or policy manual

Publication date: 
October 2019
By Mike Parsons, Hupp Electric Motors Co., Marion, Iowa, Technical Education Committee Member
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Hopefully your business is growing. You’re making more sales, acquiring new customers and purchasing more equipment. Now you just need more time, right? 
Regardless of the size of your business or the number of employees, you should consider creating an employee handbook or policy manual. While often overlooked, this publication could be one of the most important documents a business owner produces.
The employee handbook conveys your expectations as an employer and provides employees with a clear vision of what they can expect from the company, making this an indispensable communication tool.