By Jenny Sherman, SPHR CCP, Director of HR Services, Trupp HR.
With the holidays just around the corner, you’re bound to have a lot on your plate–and we’re not just talkin’ turkey! Check these HR tasks off your list and you’ll be giving thanks long before the end of the month.
Prepare for the Winter Weather
Brush up your inclement weather policy and let employees know what to expect.
Coordinate a Blood Drive for Employee Donations
During the winter months, there is usually and increased need for blood donations. Employees enjoy giving, especially when it’s conveniently scheduled at their place of work. Consider coordinating a blood drive for employee donations. This is a good opportunity for employees to come together in a positive way to help those in need.
Plan your Holiday Party
December may seem like its a long way off, but to have a successful holiday party and book a good venue, you should start planning now.
Prepare for Daylight Savings Time
Daylight savings time ends November 3rd. Be sure that your time-keeping equipment is configured to handle the time change to ensure that your employees are paid properly. Communicate any impacts the time change will have on shift start and stop times to any employees who will be affected.