Fortunately, for many businesses, they leave the hiring to Human Resources, which may be responsible for designing and creating job descriptions. These professionals have the training and expertise to design job descriptions, which are essential to hiring processes and often used to protect the company when it comes down to legal issues. If you don’t have the luxury of an HR department, learn more about why you need job descriptions and how invaluable they can be to your small company. ……… Read More >>
In April 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (or DOL) finally put out an FMLA guide dedicated to employers. It was designed to be a companion guide to the 2012 issue that helped employees understand the Family & Medical Leave Act and their rights under it. According to the DOL, this guide is designed to give you essential information about the FMLA, along with your obligations and options for providing leave within the laws. This guide does a few things really well, and a few things not so well. So let’s take a look at the changes and clarifications they’ve issued this year. ……… Read More >>
This is a question that I get asked a lot. Many businesses already have an HR Professional or even an HR Department in-house, so they don’t see or understand the benefits of outsourcing some of their HR tasks onto outsourced professionals. So in this article, I’m going to take a look at a few of the ways that your business can benefit from using outside help to keep your human resources on track.
Whether you have just a couple employees, or thousands, your employees are your greatest asset.
They represent a significant investment of your dollars, resources, and time. When they are happy, healthy, and qualified to do their jobs, they make your investment in them profitable.
Whether you choose to hire or outsource – it’s important to make sure that the people responsible for your employees are qualified and experienced so you get the best possible return.
This is one question that I get asked all the time, and the answer usually surprises everyone.
If you have even one employee, then you are already doing some of the tasks that make up Human Resources… so you already have HR.
So, a better question might be “When do I need someone dedicated to HR duties?” Let’s take a look…