Dress Code Policies Reinvented for a Remote Workforce
We’ve all heard the funny zoom call stories …
Someone not realizing their camera is activated, a background audience saying something inappropriate, or someone not wearing pants because they think everyone just sees from the waist up – the list goes on.
Now imagine these scenarios happening in front of clients or other important stakeholders!
One surefire way to avoid risking professionalism that your organization has maintained over time is a remote dress code.
But how do you enforce a policy for remote workers functioning in the comfort of their own home?
Will you be able to get employees to take it seriously?
If you’re seeing some of the mishaps stated above or changes in behavior and productivity with your remote workforce, don’t worry – we've got you covered.
Join us for this workshop where you’ll learn how to reinvent your dress code policy for your remote environment, plus:
- Federal, state, and local legislation to keep in mind when drafting your policy
- HR’s role in developing and enforcing your dress code
- How grooming coincides with dress code policies
- Guidelines for developing a bulletproof, clearly worded dress code policy for today’s workplace environment
- The business case for implementing dress code and grooming policies
- The impact of the way we dress on behavior, attitudes, personality, mood, confidence, productivity, and even the way we interact with others in the workplace
- The four common types of dress codes
- Effective grooming guidelines – even when workers are off-site
- How your remote dress code should be different from your onsite dress code
- What to include and what not to include when developing a clear, enforceable policy
- Define clear exceptions to your policies
- Handle dress code violations for off-site workers
About the Speaker
Diane L. Dee, President and Founder of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC is a senior Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in the HR arena. Diane’s background includes experience in HR consulting and training & administration in corporate, government, consulting, and pro bono environments.
Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR Consulting provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized public and private firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Diane also develops and conducts webinars on a wide variety of HR compliance and administrative topics for various training firms across the country. Additionally, Diane is the author of multiple white papers and e-books addressing various HR compliance topics.Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR and SHRM-SCP certification. Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.
Employees are the lifeblood of your organization. Not only do they carry out strategy and daily tasks you depend on, but they also represent what you do and what you value. They’re the image of your brand that goes beyond a logo.
That’s why it’s important that they’re appearance – in-person or through a webcam – is appropriate.
After attending this 60-minute workshop, you’ll be able to draft an effective dress code policy that fits your current work environment, get your employees onboard with the new policy, and confidently handle any pushback and even violations to the policy.
If you'd like this program customized for your organization, call us at 1-800-964-6033. We're certain we can fulfill your training needs, while making it fit in your budget!