Designing and Implementing a Dress Code

  • URL: http://www.trainhr.com
  • Date: 2012-01-10 13:00:00 EST
  • Listed: December 5, 2011 1:02 am
  • Expires: This ad has expired


Overview : Whether you are designing a new dress code policy, updating your current one or looking for suggestions how to implement your dress policy, this webinar should give you clear guidelines.

Designing and implementing a dress code and dress policies for the workplace has become more complex today and should be addressed from many different angles: from creating a professional image to promoting a safe environment. Both the reasons and benefits for having a policy will be addressed as well as how to meet the needs of a diverse workforce. Before deciding on a formal dress code or updating your current one, many different approaches should be explored so that your decisions will promote a professional, safe and comfortable environment that reflects your culture in a positive manner.

Why you should attend: It will cover your reasons and rights as an employer to establish and enforce a dress code and how to develop and adopt one that complements your business. Considerations range from what is considered professional attire to cultural and generational preferences. We will discuss how to establish clear guidelines for employees, the reasons behind decisions for dress and how to effectively and legally implement an effective and fair policy.

Areas Covered In the Session:

Reasons to have a Dress Code
Your rights as an employer to establish a dress code as a condition of employment
What to include in your dress code
Defining business, business casual and casual
Professionalism: customer contact positions
Morale and respect among coworkers
Safety: office and manufacturing positions
Uniforms and logo wear
Piercings, tattoos and hair
Perfume and cologne
Cultural and religious considerations and other exceptions
Younger generations’ preference for informality
When companies have been taken to court about “dress”: discrimination related to gender, religion, or race
When does dress make a positive or negative impact on performance
Designing a policy which corresponds to your business

Who will benefit:

Chief Human Resource Officers
HR Managers, Directors, and Employee Relations Specialists
Employment Managers and Recruiters
Learning and Training Professionals
Affirmative Action Officers
Consultants and Business Owners

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