HR Solutions

ARE YOU BEYOND THE BREAK-EVEN POINT?

Hiring & Employment, HR Solutions posted on October 13, 2016

It’s Monday morning, you’re getting ready to present to one of your biggest clients. Your director of operations resigns, your administrative assistant calls in sick and you are made aware of a client’s complaint of assault from one of your employees. You didn’t see any of this coming, yet you need to manage these events. These moments are significant and […]

A Pay Cut Over Traditional Working Hours

HR Solutions, Small Business posted on September 15, 2016

A recent study has shown that employees are choosing positions with flexible hours for four major reasons: work-life balance (79%), family (52%), time savings (48%), and decreased commuting stress (47%). The majority of respondents were ages 30-49 (54%), followed by those ages 50-59 (23%), and ages 20-29 (12%). Why offer flexible hours Given the study, it’s clear that changing the […]

You’re Richer Than You Think

Culture, Hiring & Employment posted on August 4, 2016

Job satisfaction doesn’t come from a hefty salary. It comes from a positive working environment with opportunities for career advancement, flexible hours and an open door policy. You Reputation Precedes You In order to attract top talent, you need to know the wants and needs of your employees. Your brand has to represent you, as an employer. Are you conservative? […]

When an employee says “I’m sorry”

HR Solutions posted on June 23, 2016

Dr. Barbara Benoviel is a professional mediator and president of Preferred Solutions Conflict Resolutions, which focuses on resolving disputes. She recently wrote an article related to the relevancy of apologizing in the workplace. This topic is very appropriate in my own field of practice as a human resources consultant. The Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment policy, now part of the […]

To Ask or Not to Ask for a Doctor Note

Small Business posted on May 20, 2016

It’s considered beneficial to have a clear, well-documented sick-leave policy in place regardless of the size of your organization. The policy should outline what is expected from an employee in relation to absence due to illness (whether short or long-term) and the associated requirement of a doctor’s note. When it comes to a doctor’s note, the decision is yours. What […]

WHAT DEOSN’T GET MEASURED DOESN’T GET DONE

HR Solutions, Small Business posted on February 2, 2016

Many businesses I work with want to believe that developing employee performance and business contribution scorecards is how to measure their employee’s value. I hear them saying, “my employees are my best assets” all the time. Now, they want to measure that. They’ve got the right idea. A scorecard is definitely the right way to go. However, there are preliminary […]

GOOD IS BETTER

HR Solutions posted on November 12, 2015

No one wants Human Resources (HR) but everyone wants what HR does. Sound familiar? 62% of business owners think they can “do HR” and 64% of them reach out for HR help once they figure out they can’t do it alone—or once they get sued by an employee for wrongful dismissal. You know better Many experts will tell you that […]

Webinar: Training and Development: Key for Sustainable Growth

posted on November 10, 2015

Encouraging employee growth and career development by helping them achieve their goals Employee development is a shared responsibility between the organization, Human Resources, and the employee. This broadcast will teach you the learning processes and the value of Individual Development Plans (IDP). Increase your retention rate by developing your employees.

Workshop: HR Management for Small Business Certificate – Online

posted on October 8, 2015

As a small business’ biggest cost—and source of competitive advantage—your business needs effective Human Resources management to succeed. HRPA’s HR Management for Small Business Certificate is a six-hour online program that outlines what every small business needs to know about effective Human Resources management: hiring, compensating, developing and managing people; payroll; employment law; performance management; workforce planning and more. Learning […]

Workshop: HR Management for Small Business Certificate – Online

posted on October 1, 2015

As a small business’ biggest cost—and source of competitive advantage—your business needs effective Human Resources management to succeed. HRPA’s HR Management for Small Business Certificate is a six-hour online program that outlines what every small business needs to know about effective Human Resources management: hiring, compensating, developing and managing people; payroll; employment law; performance management; workforce planning and more. Learning […]

Workshop: HR Management for Small Business Certificate – Online

posted on September 22, 2015

As a small business’ biggest cost—and source of competitive advantage—your business needs effective Human Resources management to succeed. HRPA’s HR Management for Small Business Certificate is a six-hour online program that outlines what every small business needs to know about effective Human Resources management: hiring, compensating, developing and managing people; payroll; employment law; performance management; workforce planning and more. Learning […]