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Step #4 – Perform Periodic Employee Evaluations
Employee evaluations or performance reviews tend to be more important to employee than they are to employer. Employees want to know how they are doing and when they’ll be eligible for a pay increase. There are so many reasons why it’s important to complete employee reviews, including legal ones. An employee review is one of few things you have, in writing and signed by employee and employer, that clearly describes an employee’s performance on job. Should you ever need to let employee go or take other action, you’ll have this documentation to back up your decision.
Step #5 – Keep a Safe Work Environment
Sure you need to keep your fire exits clearly marked and free of clutter. But there are Federal and state laws with which you must comply covering everything from storage of hazardous chemicals to posting of bulletins in common areas where employees congregate. Comply with these regulations before you end up on losing side of a lawsuit.
Properly implementing these five steps seems like a lot of work especially when you have little spare time. One way you can manage your employees and still have time to do all your other tasks is to purchase software that has been designed to help manage employees. Spending time and money to better manage your employees now will keep you from spending even more time and money later on, after you’ve been hit with an employee-related lawsuit!
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