You’ve heard it said before:
The best defense is a great offense.
Having a defensive strategy is a crucial aspect of your HR Game Plan. It puts your team in front of common workplace issues by taking inconsistencies and/or ambiguities out of play. It also means your business is prepared and protected when it comes to state and federal compliance. With a defensive strategy, expectations are clearly documented and communicated, and each employee understands what they will be held accountable for in their role.
Examples of a defensive strategy include:
- Employee handbook – A two-way communication tool that sets expectations and accountability for both employees and the company
- Job descriptions – How an employee’s position fits into the organization and contributes to its success along with the position responsibilities and accountability
- Processes and procedures – Setting clear work standards and creating a consistent experience for each employee
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