Like larger companies, small businesses face human resource challenges. Unlike larger companies however, small businesses are often not well equipped to deal with those challenges. In an effort to increase the small business success rate, we offer these 10 HR tips for small business:
Just one of the many reasons for working with a staffing and recruiting agency is their ability to help you control costs, improve production and manage risk. Here are a few ways staffing will help control business costs:
While common factors such as company culture, schedule, and wages often cause employees to leave, there may be another factor involved in an employee’s decision to stay with or leave a job… a factor that's easily overlooked: developmental training programs.
It’s a common misconception that safety is something only large businesses or specific industries should worry about. Here are a few budget-friendly tips that apply to all businesses that will help ensure the health and safety of your workforce:
Employee handbooks are not the most exciting project to take on, nor are they extremely important in day-to-day operations. When purposeful, detailed, and well-written, however, employee handbooks have the ability to minimize the HR challenges you might face in the future.
Many employers understand the strain of the skills gap. Here are 7 approaches to help businesses make adjustments and bridge the gap.
Like large companies, small businesses face a variety of HR challenges. Unlike large companies however, small businesses aren't always well equipped to deal with those challenges. While small business is a major economic driver, many don’t survive long – especially if blunders in HR hurt profits and prevent growth.
Employee experience is critical in today’s work environment because providing only basic benefits isn’t enough to make employees want to stay. As the employment market continues to boom, a negative work experience is one of the top reasons employees leave.
Whether you decide to follow these resolutions or resolutions you have created on your own, there is always room for improvement within your business. Make 2020 all about what you can do for your employees and your business.
While you are maintaining social distancing protocols and/or working remotely for the next few weeks, communicating regularly with your team is more important than ever, and maintaining a regular company meeting schedule during normal business operations is important to your overall success moving forward.
Whether your business is on modified operations or temporarily on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s likely your entire team could use a morale boost. With current social distancing protocols, business shut downs and economic uncertainty, it’s more important, and also more difficult, than ever to keep your employees’ morale up.
As we start getting back to work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are wondering how to best ensure their employees return safely. To assist with the transition of returning to work and managing our “new normal,” we’ve put together some key considerations based upon the most recent federal and state guidelines:
The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a serious toll on everyone, and expecting the stress to just blow over may place your employees and business in harm’s way again.Now is the time for leaders to act. Getting the response right might define your career—and serve as your organization’s defining moment. Here are a few steps to take right now to post-pandemic-proof your business.
While many companies have a business continuity plan in place, some have recently learned quickly that their plan was lacking provisions specific to workforce continuity when, in the matter of just a few weeks, millions of Americans were not able to go to a physical work location.
Job searching is by no means an easy task, however it’s important to avoid the most common pitfalls during your job search to increase your chances of landing the role you desire.
Miscommunication can be blamed for a significant amount of workplace conflict, and it would be unrealistic to think it could be entirely prevented. However, with a better understanding of some of the causes and possible solutions, the chances of a miscommunication decrease.