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Employee Handbook or Staff Manual - Update 1 (Replies)


QUESTION 

Dear all, 

Can I know if it is normal to have an Employee Handbook as well as a Staff Manual? What's covered in each? Wouldn't it be easier to have a single document?

Thank you.

CT

 


REPLY 1

We have a general employee handbook that provides an overview of many topics related to employment in the company. Separately, we have a HR policy and procedure manual that provides detailed information and forms on respective HR topic (for example various types of leave and how they are administered).

AL

 


REPLY 2

If can combined, do it the simple way. SME approach. If too complex and vast diversity, like Officers (Mgrs/Exes) and Ors Ranks (Blue colars/bargainables) varied greatly, probably do two for confidentiality brief.

Dksw

 


REPLY 3

In General, Employee Handbook and Staff manual are usually the same its also called HR Manual. In some organizations Employee handbook is a booklet given to the employee upon their recruitment during the induction period and Staff manual is referred to as HR manual.

Daudzai

 


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