Human Resources

Tips for Creating Employee Handbooks

Adriane Harrison, Human Relations Specialist, Printing Industries of America, offers tips for creating employee handbooks. Employee handbooks are an important way to communicate policies and procedures within the company. Whether starting from scratch or revising an existing manual, the following are some quick tips for creating an effective handbook: Update your handbook at least every two or thr... »

Staff bio pages provide many benefits to company websites.

Staff Bios: Benefits & Tips

Today, many organizations have “meet our team” or staff bio pages on their websites. In this article, we’ll look at three reasons why staff bio pages benefit your company and provide three tips for making these pages as effective as possible. Staff Bio Pages: Benefits Staff bios add a personal touch, which is an important component for gaining the trust of your customers. In fact... »

Recruitment Strategy Tips

Despite high unemployment, finding skilled workers, especially in the graphic communications industry, can be difficult. Here are a few tips to help your firm fill those hard-to-find positions. Employee Referrals. For years printers have said that employee referrals are their best source of employees. However, your referral bonus has to have some meaning to your employees. Many firms have a two-st... »

EEOC Addresses Harassment from Non-employees

When it comes to harassment of employees by non-employees, an informal discussion letter released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) serves as a reminder to employers that liability under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 often turns on the reasonableness of corrective actions taken by the employer. The letter concludes that an employer is unlikely to avoid Title VII lia... »