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• Other relevant human resource policies and procedures.
The Induction Process
The induction process can be conducted in such a manner as to maximize each persons time. A suggested method we use with our clients includes
• Introducing employee to other colleagues
• Sitting employee in an office by themselves
• The employee reads your policies and procedures
• The employee reads other necessary documentation
During this time you can be about your normal work. The employee normally would take an hour to read material.
Once employee is finished bring them into your office and go through induction form point by point asking employee if they understood process and ticking off each section as you go.
At end of your Induction get your employee to sign Induction Form and include a statement such as ‘I confirm that these policy and procedures have been discussed with me and I understand and agree to comply with my obligations under these policies and procedures. I acknowledge that I have been inducted into my position'.
In our experience failing to induct an employee by taking an hour or so out of your day is like hitting your head with a hammer when trouble comes – a real headache!
The onus is on you to prove you provided an induction process. You can protect your business.
This process goes a long way towards minimising misunderstanding and if your employee becomes forgetful show them induction sign-off.
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Philip Lye is Director of Biz Momentum Pty Ltd and provides professional management services for business
• Strategic Human Resource Management • Employee Relations Advice • Workplace Health & Safety Compliance Strategies • Management Skills Training
Philip holds qualifications in Accounting, Leadership, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations and is a qualified accountant. Vistit http://www.biz-momentum.com