Human resources are one of the most important assets in a small business. However, many small businesses do not have designated HR support –
1. Finding the Right Talent – The process of recruiting the employees you need for your business isn’t easy. From lacking job descriptions to a hurried interview process – mistakes can easily be made. Creating a structured recruitment strategy and corresponding process that also adheres to applicable
2. Misclassifying Employees – It is critical that business owners correctly determine whether the individuals providing services for their business are employees or independent contractors. Not knowing the difference between the two can affect your business in a major way. Penalties can be quite costly if your company becomes the target of an IRS audit, even if it’s just an honest mistake. If you are unsure about how to conduct
3. Inadequate Hiring Process – When hiring employees it’s important to start off on the right foot. After a
4. Lack of Written Policies – Policies and procedures are not only necessary to help meet a company’s legal obligations to its employees, but it also serves as a guide for employees by laying out expectations both on work conduct and performance measures as per your specific company standard. When all parties understand their roles and responsibilities, and consequences for not adhering
5. Failing to Address Employee Performance Issues – Dealing with employee performance issues is never an easy task – but it is an essential part of managing employees. In a small business environment, individual contributions have even more of a correlative effect on a company’s success or failure. By appropriately documenting performance problems, your business is both mitigating your company’s risk should a worker file a
As you can see, administering the many aspects of hiring and managing firstname.lastname@example.org or 855-4HR-LINE.