Guidelines contain recommendations or suggestions that are flexible and can be updated frequently. The purpose of a guideline is to promote efficiency and consistency to assist companies or other entities in meeting their objectives.

Guidelines commonly use “should” or “may” to indicate recommendations and possibilities, as seen in the following example:


Gadget Usage Guidelines

Employees should:

        • Use gadgets for work-related tasks and activities that contribute to their job responsibilities.
        • Minimize personal use of gadgets during working hours. Limit it to breaks or designated personal time, if permitted.
        • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of sensitive information while using gadgets. Follow the company’s data protection and security policies.
        • Adhere to any specific gadget usage policies or restrictions outlined by the company or relevant departments.