Employment policies are important documents in any organization. Procedures that are effectively designed and written can not only help both managers and employees increase efficiency and productivity, but also reduce mistakes and frustration. They can also help to save time and money by providing clear guidelines that are easy to find and follow. Employment policies should be reviewed and modified frequently to stay up to date with new laws and practices.

In this practical webinar, you will examine best practices for writing policies and procedures, as well as supporting documentation to help you develop logical and easy-to-understand documents. You will also explore tips for ensuring that organization-wide policies and practices are uniformly enforced by writing effective policies, and avoiding policy traps.

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Avoid common mistakes made when writing policy manuals
  • Identify the essential policies that your manual should and should not include
  • Prepare and write multi-state policy manuals
  • Determine appropriate language to use to keep you out of trouble
  • Implement model policies and create an effective format for your handbook
  • Implement new policies that have emerged in the wake of COVID-19

This course is eligible for HR (Business) credit.

Faculty Member
Steven Meilleur
Poms & Associates

Steven G. Meilleur, Ph.D., SPHR is President and CEO of PRAXIS Management Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in HR and employment matters. He also serves as Sr. VP, Risk Services (HR & Employment) with Poms & Associates, and national Insurance and Risk Services firm. He is a faculty member at the University of New Mexico, where he teaches graduate courses in HR, Management, and related subjects. Dr. Meilleur has more than 43 years of experience as an HR professional in public, private, and nonprofit organizations, in executive and management capacities.

Dr. Meilleur received a BA in English Literature and Education from Bucknell University, an Executive MBA from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, and his Ph.D. in Leadership and Organizational Learning from UNM. He received his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management in 1995

HR Credits

Credit Value Type Format
HRCI 1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
SHRM 1.5 On-Demand/Recording

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