Do you have an employee engagement program in place at your workplace? Have you ever wondered if these programs are making a difference?
The process of engaging employees is a task that needs to be managed throughout the employee lifecycle. It is important to understand what motivates each employee and check in with them regularly.
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We never stop learning. At every stage of life we are learning and evolving. It is also important that we provide ongoing training opportunities to our employees to ensure they will be able to continue to meet the changing needs of their role and of the business.
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Most small businesses are starting to feel the effects of trying to run a business during these uncertain times as a result of covid-19.
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You started a small business. Now, after all your hard work and dedication your small business is achieving success and growth. Congratulations! .
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Hiring a new employee is an important decision for your business. Use this guide to make sure everything is ready for a best practice and compliant working relationship.
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Are you thinking of hiring an employee or contractor? Are you thinking about doing this without a written letter of offer or employment contract? Before doing so, read on to find out why an employment contract and contractor agreement is required.
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Every business needs an employee handbook to support its day to day operations. It is an important tool that documents not only the business’ suite of Human Resources policies and procedures, but also provides an overview of the business, clearly sets the expectations of employees and employers, and enables a fair and consistent approach for all.
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The Human Resources Plan documents and details the initiatives and tasks required to achieve the Human Resources Strategy. The Human Resources Strategy links into the Business Strategy, which outlines the long term direction and goals of the business.
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I started Small Business Society because I knew I could help small business owners with their Human Resources.
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Starting a small business takes a lot of planning, dedication and courage. It is often coupled with personal goals to enable work life balance, follow a passion, or to simply have a side hustle for some extra money. Once the business is up and running though, often business owners are so busy on the day to day operations of their business that it is rare to think about the future.
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