Comprehensive Employee Handbook Template

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What is a comprehensive employee handbook template?

A Comprehensive Employee Handbook template helps document the essential elements of an effective employee handbook.

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Comprehensive Employee Handbook Template

How do I use it?

The template provides an outline of the basic tenets of an employee handbook. It has fields to document your mission and vision statement, background information on an organization, the ethics of your business, and information on general policies such as paid time off, education programs, etc.

Value to the organization:

An organization needs to have a documented employee handbook as it guides all employees about the organization’s mission, vision, values, policies and procedures, and workplace code of conduct. It can be a valuable resource for employees to acquaint themselves with everything they need to know to be successful and safe in your office. Additionally, a documented employee handbook helps protect your business against employee lawsuits and claims, such as wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination.

What control does it satisfy?

Completing this template helps satisfy the following controls:

HR-13 Employee Handbook / Code of Conduct Organizational values and behavioral standards are communicated to all personnel through an employee handbook, which outlines the organization’s policy regarding standards of conduct and a code of business ethics.

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Please download the template here:

Comprehensive Employee Handbook Template (pdf)

Comprehensive Employee Handbook Template (docx)


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