Developing an Employee Handbook

For your budding drain cleaning company to succeed, you need to have straightforward expectations in place for your employees

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Developing an Employee Handbook

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Growing your drain cleaning or plumbing business presents many challenges, but building a reliable, trustworthy and dedicated team is usually one of the biggest. Employees must be willing to do everything it takes to do the job, while still staying safe and protecting themselves and your company.

New hires will have questions about workplace policies and procedures, and even long-term staff need occasional guidance. As representatives of your company, you want them to present a positive image of the company to the public. An employee handbook creates a standard of behavior for all employees, whether codes of conduct for attendance or specific safety regulations.

Your company’s policies, values, mission statement and goals should be at the center of your employee handbook, so all staff can familiarize themselves with them. Plumbing and drain cleaning are physical jobs that utilize numerous tools of the trade, and your handbook should reflect your specific safety standards for this work.

If putting this all together sounds daunting, MyTana is here to help. Read the blog post “Why You Need an Employee Handbook” for more guidance and suggestions on what to include, as well as a link to MyTana’s handy Employee Handbook Template which you can use to start building your own employee handbook.



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