HR Best Practices Toolkit

Hiring and retaining good employees is a challenge, and one that the automation industry is certainly focusing on right now. It’s okay, A3 has resources to help you out. This robust toolkit contains ten best practices documents outlining how to conduct a proper interview process to performance management, five ready-made templates for your implementation on day one, and an eight-part video series going through everything you need to know in detail.
Best Practice - Code of Conduct

Best Practice - Code of Conduct

Best Practice - Code of Conduct

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Best Practice - Employee Record Keeping

Best Practice - Employee Record Keeping

It is required to keep a record of each employee that works within your company. This document details points to consider, types of records that need to be maintained, and general guidelines.

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Best Practice - Interview Process

Best Practice - Interview Process

There are many aspects to consider when starting the interview process, including what questions to ask, how it will be conducted, whether it will be in-person or virtual, and much more. This document includes everything you need to know before starting the process.

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Best Practice - Job Posting

Best Practice - Job Posting

This document includes detailed information for job postings, including recruiting sites, software, and the essential do's and don'ts. A list of potential job sites and recruiting software is also included for your consideration.

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Best Practice - Onboarding a New Employee

Best Practice - Onboarding a New Employee

When onboarding a new employee, there could be overwhelming information to give them on their first day. This document outlines the essential notes to inform your new hire of, including start and end times, dress code, and what's going to be expected of them, among many others.

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Best Practice - Organizational Structure

Best Practice - Organizational Structure

Developing an organizational structure ensures that your company will stand strong as it grows. This document outlines everything you need to know to start forming your organizational structure and communication strategy for a successful future.

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Best Practice - Performance Management

Best Practice - Performance Management

You should always be setting up your employees for success. This document covers performance management, including setting SMART goals with your employees, tips for conducting reviews and assessments, and a wealth of additional review and assessment templates for you to study and choose from.

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Best Practice - Recruiting Strategies and Methods

Best Practice - Recruiting Strategies and Methods

When finding new employees, there are many strategies to employ. From promoting within to promoting online, this document outlines various approaches and methods you can utilize to find new hires.

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Best Practice - Resume Screening Process

Best Practice - Resume Screening Process

One of the difficulties of finding new employees is ensuring they're qualified for the job. This document contains a scorecard for the screening process to help you ensure that you only hire the most capable prospects.

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Best Practice - Retaining Employees

Best Practice - Retaining Employees

Now that you've hired new employees, retaining them is important. This document contains many strategies you can implement to keep your employees happy, alongside useful incentive program ideas.

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Slides for all Videos in this Toolkit

Slides for all Videos in this Toolkit

Access the slides of the HR Best Practices Toolkit videos and download them here to review at your convenience.

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Template - Employment Contract

Template - Employment Contract

This template has everything you need to know when drafting employee contracts, including job details, compensation, benefits, and policies.

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Template - Employment Contract Sample

Template - Employment Contract Sample

This document shows an example of what a proper employee contract should look like.

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Template - Job Ad

Template - Job Ad

This template outlines the differences between job ads and job descriptions. Additionally included are the do's and don't of job ads, alongside helpful examples.

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Template - Job Descriptions

Template - Job Descriptions

Job descriptions are one of the first things a prospective employee will look at. This helpful template has a checklist for essential items to include in your job description, alongside an example job description.

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Template - Offer and Turndown Letter

Template - Offer and Turndown Letter

During the hiring process, you'll need to prepare an email for both the selected and rejected candidates. This asset includes templates for offer and turndown letters, and a video containing some tips for closing the deal.

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Video #1 Getting Started

Video #1 Getting Started

This high-level video will go over what to expect you'll learn in the HR Best Practices Toolkit.

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Video #2 Job Descriptions & Ads

Video #2 Job Descriptions & Ads

This video is an in-depth overview of how to properly utilize the job ad and description templates found in this toolkit.

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Video #3 Attraction & Recruiting Practices

Video #3 Attraction & Recruiting Practices

This video details the various strategies and methods for recruiting new employees. A list of 10 Recruitment best practices is detailed for you to consider and apply.

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Video #4 Job Postings & Resume Screening

Video #4 Job Postings & Resume Screening

This is the first video covering the hiring process. It overviews the requirements of both crafting the perfect job posting to attract top talent and performing an effective screening to make sure you find the perfect new hire.

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Video #5 Interviewing

Video #5 Interviewing

This is the second video covering the hiring process which focuses on interview structure, method, and questions that will be discussed alongside an interviewee checklist.

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Video #6 Onboarding

Video #6 Onboarding

This asset details the onboarding process. Rather than spend time introducing every aspect of your company to a new hire, create a plan for onboarding so new hires can start being productive immediately.

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Video #7 Employee Retention

Video #7 Employee Retention

This video covers the importance and benefits of employee retention. Retaining existing employees is significantly more cost-effective than hiring a new employee as well as saving time and resources in the process.

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Video #8 HR Administration

Video #8 HR Administration

This video recaps all of the resources contained in this toolkit and further details best practices for your consideration.

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