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Letter: H

Harassment Policy

A written policy specifically stating that harassment will not be tolerated at work

Health Insurance

A policy that will pay specified sums for medical expenses or treatments. Health policies can offer many options and vary in their approaches to coverage.

Hiring

The practice of finding, evaluating, and establishing a working relationship with future employees, interns, contractors or consultants

Home Based Business

A business whose primary office is in the owner's home. The business can be any size or any type as long as the office itself is located in a home.

Home Equity Loans

A loan that allows homeowners to borrow against the equity in their homes

Home Office Tax Deductions

Income tax deductions you're allowed to take if your home office passes the "exclusive use" text needed to qualify for the deduction

Human Resources

The department or support systems responsible for personnel sourcing and hiring, applicant tracking, skills development and tracking, benefits administration and compliance with associated government regulations

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