In this episode 6, we talk with Ryan Archibald about how HR professionals can be better partners to their leadership team—and operate as a trusted resource, even when you’re an HR department of one.
HR for Small Business
In this episode 2, we talk with Elisa Garn how HR professionals can shape the employee experience—and be a positive driver of engagement.
In this episode 1, we talk with Kaden Heaton about insights on how small businesses can get HR right, even when you’re not ready to hire a full-time HR person.
When it comes to unnecessary business expenses, employee turnover can be the most costly. Companies waste time and money every year trying to replace great employees who have left their organization. The best companies are taking steps to cut back on this expense by implementing strategies to prevent employee turnover. We’d like to share with you 11 proven ways to prevent or reduce turnover in your business.
A lot goes into running a successful small business. Along with a good idea and a quality product, you need a great team behind the business, making the operation run smoothly and taking care of the day-to-day work. An important part of that team is the human resources department. Why is human resources important? Your human resources team takes care of your other employees, working to create a productive environment where people feel valued and motivated to stay at the company and give their best work.
When it comes to running a small business, HR is rarely a top priority. However, if you’re unable to properly manage the human resources in your business, you’ll likely have poor outcomes in other areas. We narrow in on five essential HR tasks that every small business owner can do that will lead to positive results.
Running a small business can be challenging, but software is able to eliminate some of the stress, headache, and hassle. Whether you need to manage your finances, increase sales and marketing efforts, stay on top of human resources, or communicate internally with your team, there are software tools built for small businesses that make these tasks easier.
When it comes to running a small business, we know that managing employees is often one of the most difficult tasks. People are complicated, and finding a way to keep your employees happy and productive can be challenging. This article shares specific advice for what you can do in the three phases of the employee lifecycle to get the most out of each employee.
When it comes to running a small business, a business owner can be overwhelmed with stress and responsibility. Not only is the owner responsible for the product they sell and the customers they serve, but they also need to create great experiences for their employees. Internal processes can be difficult to manage, and the best small business owners are turning to HR software to help.
Small businesses face unique challenges when it comes to managing their HR processes. They don’t have the resources to hire HR teams, and they may not even be able to afford a full-time HR professional. This guide was designed to help small businesses understand where to start and how to tackle the challenges involved with HR.
Starting a business is hard. There is so much to think about in terms of what you’ll be selling, how you’ll sell it, and how you’ll get customers that anything beyond that might seem premature. But implementing and understanding HR policies and processes will set you up for long term success. Read on about why startups need to think about HR.
Starting a business is challenging, and the odds are stacked against you. Before you dive in, figure out the reason why you want to be in business, and why your specific company should exist. Being able to define your why will make other decisions easier and will keep you going when times get tough.
Everybody loves the adage, “Work hard, play hard.” Not only is this a fun way to live, but building this lifestyle into your company culture is a great way to attract top talent and keep your current employees happy and productive. In the workplace, “Work hard, play hard” goes by a different name — PTO.
HR may be the most underappreciated role in a business, but the role is huge. As a tiny startup, a full-time HR manager may not be necessary, but when will it be? The short answer is, later than you may think. Let’s talk about why you may not need an HR pro yet, and when you probably should consider hiring one.
You might have the greatest product in the world, a real success that blows all your competition out of the water. It’s bold. It’s fresh. It’s a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. But it’s meaningless if you fail to carefully build out your team with first-rate, all-star talent.