Reward and Retain

 

Job Description Form

You may download the below form to assist you in compiling a job description for hiring a new recruit.

GRS_Job_Description_Form.pdf

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee's needs, e.g. having flexible start and finish times, or working from home. The use of flexible working hours is a common practice in many countries across Europe although it is still quite rare in Cyprus. 

GRS_HR_GUIDE__FLEXIBLE_WORKING.pdf

The employer benefits in terms of recruitment and retention, a potential reduction in disciplinary problems, improved customer service, reduction in absenteeism, greater control over overtime working and increased productivity.  For the employee, benefits include greater job satisfaction, improved travel to work arrangements, increased leisure time and the flexibility to fit in domestic commitments with working hours.

Performance Management

Performance Management is a systematic process by which organisations motivate their employees’ to achieve the goals of the organisation as well as their own career aspirations.

GRS_HR_Guide_-_Performance_Management.pdf

Pay Structures, Grading Systems and Broad Banding

Broad Banding refers to the use of fewer and wider salary ranges than is traditional in salary administration. Organisations using broad banding practices typically have only one-third of the salary grades as do firms using traditional pay practices.   

GRS_GUIDE_-_Broad_Banding.pdf

GRS_HR_Questionnaire__Pay_and_Grading_Systems.pdf

Pregnancy, Maternity and Adoption Policy

The protection of pregnancy and maternity at work is directly linked to the promotion of the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds of sex. If you require assistance to draft a Pregnancy, Maternity and Adoption Policy, please contact Angela Ward, Senior HR business manager. 

GRS_HR_-_Pregnancy_Maternity_and_Adoption_Guide.pdf

Parental Leave

This guide sets out the main elements of the Parental Leave and Leave on Grounds of Force Majeure of 2012. 

GRS_GUIDE_-_Parental_Leave.pdf

Employee Referral Policy

An Employee Referral Programme is a useful policy used by an employer to attract and recruit the best talents to fill open positions in their organisation. The Employee Referral Programme offers current employees' the opportunity to help the organisation to find and recruit qualified professionals.

Harassment Policy

Discrimination in employment, including harassment, is illegal under a number of legislative statutes in the Republic of Cyprus.  The grounds of discrimination regulated by these laws include sex, religion or beliefs, age sexual orientation and racial or ethnic origin. Protected categories include all private and public sector employees.  Harassment at work is also considered as a form of discrimination under the relevant laws and is prohibited.

Sample_Page_from_GRS_HR_-_Harassment_Policy_informal_and_formal_procedures.pdf

Smoke Free Workplace Policy

The objective of this policy is to provide a smoke-free environment in all the Company premises, in order to achieve a healthier and pleasant workplace, safeguard non-smokers from the risks to their health of passive smoke and protect the Company sites from increased risk of fire without unreasonably depriving smokers from their right to smoke.

Employee Recognition

 

GRS HR - Reward and Recognition Policy

This policy establishes the requirements and procedures for nominating, processing, reviewing and approving special awards to Employees. The scheme aim is to be a highly effective way for the company to reinforce its company values and behaviours compatible with company strategies and objectives.

Template form and template letter for two types of awards quoted in the sample policy.