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There are over 680 articles on Good Leadership Skills and Business Management.

These articles are produced from over forty years in a leadership role, thirty years of marriage and four successful wonderful children.

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Employee Handbook – Small Business - Americans With Disabilities Act Policy

In this subsection titled “Employee Handbook Small Business” to provide valuable information specific to providing employment policies critical for your small business.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Classification Of Employees Policy

Ensuring you produce a useable and professional Employee Policies is our number one goal so we created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Background Checks Policy

We have created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section. We have provided a Background Checks Policy for your employee policy manual.

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Terminating An Employee Without Any Prior Warning – Acceptable Or Not?

Terminating an employee is always a very stressful process and should be considered seriously before moving forward.

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Many Written Warning Letter Examples Including Employee Policies

Multiple Written warning letter examples including employee policies to assist you in your employee discipline program from issuing a counseling to a warning letter.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Violence In The Workplace Policy

Employee Policies are the glue that holds everything together; therefore, we have added an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section. Here is our Violence in the Workplace Policy

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Open Door Policy

Employee Policies are critical therefore we have created an “Employee Handbook Small Business” section. This page provides a ready to use Open Door Policy for your employee policy manual.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Smoke Free Policy

This part of “Employee Handbook Small Business” includes a very detailed policy for a Smoke Free Policy that is important to include in an employee policy manual.

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Defining Progressive Discipline With Numerous Samples

Defining progressive discipline and included is numerous examples of how to write a written warning letter

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Employee Handbook – Small Business – Weapons Free Policy

In our brand new section of “Employee Handbook Small Business” we’ve included four general policies that we feel are a must have in every employee policy manual.

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Employee Handbook Small Business – Drug and Alcohol Free Policy

In this section of “Employee Handbook Small Business” we have provided a ready to use Drug and Alcohol Free Policy

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Employee Handbook – Small Business – EEO Statement

In this section of “Employee Handbook Small Business” we have provided a ready to use Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

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Good Leadership Skills - Character - Integrity - Courage

Good leadership skills require good character, integrity, and courage. Some can be improved upon yet others come from within!

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Good Leadership Skills! If Your Don't Have These! You Aren’t A Good Leader

There are some must have good leadership skills! However, you don't have to be in a leadership position to need them in business and in life!

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Employee Theft Case - Some employees are just stupid

Here is an employee theft case by a long time employee which made no sense - put up road blocks that work!

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Employee Warning Letter – Some Good Tips

On my website I have provided a few choices of a sample employee warning letter for several different situations.

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Employee Warning Notice

Preparing and issuing an Employee Warning Notice can be stressful; however, it is a necessary thing if you have been in a leadership role for very long. If you are not up for it this may not be the ri

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Employee Written Warning Form

If you do not have a lot of experience with issuing discipline it is wise to use an Employee Written Warning Form, especially since they can be free or very inexpensive.

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Employee Written Warning

Preparing and issuing an employee written warning is not a horrific event. In fact it is something every young supervisor better be able to do!

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Employment Labor Law for States

Knowing what your specific state employment labor law will help to insure that you do not violate any law unknowingly. I have provided information on employment law for nearly every state.

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Employment Law and a Final Written Warning

When you are considering issuing a final written warning to someone you better consider how employment law will play a part if things go bad! Having an employee handbook will certainly make things muc

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Employment Termination Letter - Poor Performance During Probationary Period

This is a sample of an employment termination letter and basic information during a probationay period concerning poor performance!

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Employee Investigations - Do It Right... Or Risk It All

The process of employee investigations can pay hugh dividends if done correctly during an employee investigation! It can cost you big if done wrong!

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Employee Handbook Templates

Searching and selecting the right employee handbook templates can be easy provided you understand what to look for. Things such as automatic updates when the laws change is a critical thing to look fo

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Employee Dress Code Policy

Unless you want to have anything goes in your place of business then you better develop an employee dress code policy and incorporate it into your employee handbook.

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Employee Discipline Form

Although I am not a strong believer in an employee discipline form, I understand some out there are not able to take the time to create a formal letter.

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Using an Employee Disciplinary Form

Utilizing an employee disciplinary form to administer the necessary corrective action to an employee that is not following company policy insures that every disciplinary action will be formatted the s

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Employee Counseling... Use it as a tool to improve productivity

Learn about employee counseling and how it fits into a progressive disciplinary program.

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Employee Counseling Form

Using an employee counseling form will make the disciplinary process that much easier for you to issue any form of discipline, from a counseling, a written warning, and even a termination notice.

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Employee Code of Conduct – What Should Be In It

What should be included in your Employee Code of Conduct?

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Employee Cell Phone Policy

Everywhere you look people have a cell phone pressed to their ear. It is a wise idea to make sure you have an employee cell phone policy included in your employee handbook.

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Elements of an Employee Handbook

The are many elements of an employee handbook. Knowing which ones can be easy provided you get the right help!

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Drinking at Work - Do not tolerate it

Drinking at work can risk the safety of everyone - this can not be tolerated!

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Drinking at Work – Zero Tolerance

Drinking at work or being under the influence can never be tolerated even when it is a good employee.

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Discrimination Law - Be Careful!

Discrimination law can be confusing so know it and add it to your employee handbook so that you don't find yourself in court!

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Discipline Form Designed to Save Time and Improve Performance!

Why not use a discipline form that will save time and help you to improve the performance of the employee.

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Disciplinary Action is Critical to a sound progressive discipline program

Learn how to use disciplinary action effectively and correctly to stay out of the courtroom.

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Destruction of Company Property - Is it Anger - or Accident?

Whenever there is destruction of company property you should be aware of employee violence

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Dealing With Misconduct At The Workplace

Dealing with misconduct at the workplace is sometimes most confusing to managers and supervisors who want to ensure such conduct doesn’t take place again.

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Coaching and Mentoring

What is coaching and mentoring? Sometimes we waste too much time on trying to define something and less time on actually doing it!

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California Harassment Laws - ab 1825

California Harassment Laws, ab1825, do we really need another law to prevent sexual harassment?

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Company Employee Manual

All small business must have a company employee manual so that they can avoid employment legal issues down the road.

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Sample Termination Letters - How to Deliver it with Dignity

Sample termination letters will assist you in the basic format

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Sample Termination Letter - Find the Right One

Find the right sample termination letter from the many that I have provided along with valuable free information!

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Definition of Discrimination & Discrimination Stories

Discrimination stories are rampant in modern workplace. Learn the definition of discrimination and how to avoid it in your organization.

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Definition of Sexual Harassment

There are many things to consider in the definition of sexual harassment.

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Written Warning Notice - Video and Sample Provided?

Why do you need to issue a written warning notice to an employee? Many who are operating their own small businesses today put themselves at great risk. Also see our good leadership skills fast facts.

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Warning Letter for Absenteeism

Get help by reviewing this sample warning letter for absenteeism along with a sample employee policy manual policy on absenteeism. See the Good Leadership Skills Fast Facts!

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Sample Warning Letter for Poor Performance

Check out these sample written warning letter for poor performance.

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