Electrical Contractor Employee Handbook
This course of instruction is intended to assist an electrical contractor in
creating an Electrical Contractor Employee Handbook. It is an online course of
background details, content format and production procedures needed to produce
an employee handbook for electrical workers.
Employees need company policy on all aspects of their position with your
company An employee handbook is just the right way to pass on many details at
The internet provides background details on many topics which an
electrical contractor needs to know to effectively orient employees to the
company. This course of study allows an electrical contractor employer to focus on
each aspect of an employee handbook.
Many of the details needed for the employee handbook are known to an
electrical contractor. So reducing them to the written word is the
major activity which will be encountered in this continuing education course.
But chances are, there are some aspects which need to be thought out, then
written. This will take some time to complete. It is best if some time passes
between beginning and finalizing on the employee handbook to give the ideas a
chance to form and be revised.
So this course provides the format necessary to complete a very
important document for any electrical contractor.
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The purpose of this Electrical Contractor Employee Handbook Course is for each participant to produce a useful
handbook based on their needs. This effort should have these important results.
A successful employee handbook:
will provide details on company procedures
will improve communication.
will encourage safe work habits
will answer frequently asked questions.
will fix the goals of a company for everyone.
will establish company expectations of employees.
will provide support for new employees.
will contribute to company employee morale
will give specific rules which are to be followed.
will define a sense of the company to all employees.
will inform employees of appropriate behavior.
Now move on to read the details about this course.
Directions To Complete The Assignment
Electrical Contractor Employee Handbook steps to completion:
Please follow these steps. You may want to print this page and set it as a
favorite or create a shortcut to use as a guide as you progress through the
assignment. Complete each step before going on to the next one.
1. Read through sample handbooks produced by others to get ideas of what yours
should look like. Click HERE to go to these
informative employee handbooks. Use your back button to return.
2. Ask around to see employee handbooks produced by your friends who are in the
business. Dig out the employee handbook your company uses. Go through as many
employee handbooks as you can find to see what you like and what you would
change. Pay particular attention to employee safety. Click HERE
to find helpful details about employee safety for electrical workers which might
be great for your employee handbook.
3. Investigate employment law so you will be sure to know how to complete
that section of the employee handbook. Click HERE
to go to these useful links.
4. Look over information about how to use a template to construct an
employee handbook. Click HERE to be directed to this
information. You do not need a template to complete this assignment. But you may
use one if you choose.
5. Evaluate your current mission statement with help from the details
provided at several current web sites. Click HERE to
be connected. This is a great activity. You'll probably want to or need to spend
hours on this.
6. Select and modify job descriptions for all the levels of electrical
workers you have in your employ. These will be a part of the employee handbook
when it is complete. Click HERE to see
representative samples of rough drafts of job descriptions.
7. Print a copy of the rough draft of a generic electrical contractor
employee handbook. Click HERE to print it. It will
be about ten pages. Look it over as it prints.
8. Copy and paste this generic electrical contractor employee handbook outline
into a file on your computer where you can make changes. This could be notepad,
word, works, or even outlook express drafts. You get the idea. By doing
this, you will be able to have a starting point. If you choose to do all the
data entry yourself, that's OK too.
9. Write a welcome page to your new employees.
10. Personalize the employee receipt
page with your company data.
11. Gather names, telephone numbers for the contact
12. Go on to each of the sections of the rough
draft outline from A to R. Add, subtract, modify, correct as needed by hand
on this copy so it is representative of your company. Include details about what
you feel is appropriate for each topic. When completed with this task, set the
handbook aside for several days. Then return to it with the thought of making
additional corrections as needed.
13. After a rough draft read, making corrections as needed, have all the
data entered into your computer. You may use the format provided as a part of
this course, or you may select your own. Then print this improved, typed, rough
draft copy. Be sure to pass it around to anyone in your company who may be able
to offer suggestions for improvement. Let others help you.
14. Evaluate the suggestions and make changes as appropriate. Retype the
document. Reprint the document.
15. Again, let the employee handbook sit on a shelf for a week or more. Then
return to it. Read it from the perspective of an employee. Would you like to be
an employee at this company as presented in this employee handbook if you were
to hire into this company? Then make changes again as needed. Retype. Print.
16. When you like your result, make copies for all employees. Distribute
17. Listen to remarks made by employees. Keep a corrections copy to include
appropriate suggestions for the next reprint in, say, six months.