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Starts:12-Oct-11 3:10 p.m. GMT

Ends:20-Oct-11 3:10 p.m. GMT


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Creative brief

Business Name

National Seminars/STAR12

What do you do?

We provide training and information on business topics and trends to individuals and companies through seminars, webinars, online courses and articles.

What is your industry?


Describe your audience

Professionals between ages 25 - 60 who want to develop new job skills and obtain helpful information about their current profession.

How do you intend to use this article, report or proposal (print, web, etc.)?

This article will appear on our website, emails, and print marketing pieces.

What 3 things would you like to communicate to your audience through this content?

Employee handbooks are essential to your business, the law requires you include certain policies in your handbook,

Do you have a title for this piece?

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

Do you have a thesis or conclusion that must be reached?

Employee Handbooks are an essential part of your business because they help you avoid litigation and clearly spell out what is expected of employees.

List all information that must be included

An Employee Handbook is a compilation of the policies, procedures, working conditions, and behavioral expectations that guide employee actions in a particular workplace. You should include everything required by law. You'll need to do some research for this article. Find out what other companies include in their handbooks and what policies must be included by law (ex. FMLA).

What character, tenor and spirit do you want to convey?

Friendly, personal, conversational

What is your required length in words or pages for this article, report or proposal?

500 - 800 words

Do you want to include additional info?

Please include a good intro paragraph with a smooth transition to what should be included in an employee handbook. Beyond what must be included by law, also add other policies that are popular or common in employee handbooks.