Employment Agreements and Policies
Various employment agreements and policies should be signed when an individual joins an organization or is promoted to a more sensitive position within an organization. Usual employment agreements include non-compete, non-disclosure agreements and acceptable use policies.
Typical employment policies might include Internet acceptable use, social media policy, remote access, mobile and personal device use, and etc …
Onboarding and Termination Processes
Starting and termination processes should be formalized within an organization.
The standard way to start a new employee should be at least as follows:
- Formal introductions to key organizational personnel
- Creating user accounts and assigning IT resources
- Assigning security badges and parking permits
- A general policy discussion with Human Resources staff
Also, the standard way to terminate an employee’s work should include at least the following:
- Termination of responsibilities
- The return of assets
- Removal of access rights, and so on.
In addition, the organization should provide standard, formal and legal instructions for dealing with possible lawsuits, theft of property, destruction, unauthorized access or violence in the workplace, resignation, termination, dismissal, accident or death, immediate departure against prior notice and hostile conditions, etc.
The Contractor Agreements and Controls
They also need to sign agreements that guarantee the protection of the organization’s assets.
Individual responsibilities for compliance with applicable policies and regulations within the organization and policy requirements should be understood by all personnel within an organization.