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Employee Handbook Builder Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Do I have to download anything to use the Employee Handbook Builder?

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A: No! The Employee Handbook Builder is completely web-based. Unlike some employee handbook softwares, no downloads or installations are required.

Last Updated On May 28, 2019


Q. Is the Employee Handbook Builder something I can access from anywhere?

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A: Yes! The Employee Handbook Builder is housed in the cloud. It can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection including on tablets and smart devices.

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Q. Can I include a company logo, watermark, or header and footer in the handbook?

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A: Yes! Employee Handbook Builder allows you to customize your handbook to ensure a cohesive image for your employees.

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Q. Are you able to update the employee handbook once you have created it?

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A: Yes, you can edit the handbook at any time during the life of your subscription.  Once you initiate the subscription through AdvanStaff HR (which is already highly discounted,) . AdvanStaff HR will cover the annual renewal charges.

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Q. We have a smaller company. Do you cover whether we need to include FMLA or not?

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A: Yes! Once you purchase your handbook, you’ll take a short online interview where you will be asked questions relating to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and provided language for that policy. This interview process will indicate what policies your business is subject to.

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Q. My company handbook is out-of-date. Can we import our old handbook into your system and edit it?

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A: Because our Employee Handbook Builder uses expertly crafted language provided by our legal partners at Jackson Lewis, importing outside language is not possible. This ensures that all the federal and state provisions and language requirements are included and legally compliant. After each provision, you will review the provided language and have the ability to amend or replace that language with your own.

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Q. Does Employee Handbook Builder cover city policies?

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A: Yes! Where applicable, Employee Handbook Builder covers city-specific policies.

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Q. What happens when new laws or policies are released in my state?

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A: Any time a provision is updated or added to a handbook, you’ll receive an update sent directly your inbox with detailed instructions on how to update or add the provision.

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Q. My company operates in one state, but we have two to three employees who work in another state. Do I need to purchase an extra handbook?

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A: Normally Yes, but with AdvanStaff, the answer is NO.

Our handbook subscription is a multi-state subscription, so rather than having to pay for each state, you get a multi-state subscription with every handbook provided Yes, if you have employees operating in multiple states, it is recommended that you maintain employee handbooks in each applicable state.

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Q. How do I know if certain laws apply to my employees?

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