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.
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.
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.
I started Small Business Society because I knew I could help small business owners with their Human Resources.
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.
To successfully manage your workforce and to meet the demands of clients you need to have the correct, best practice, human resources strategy, focus and support in your business. Continue reading “Set your business apart with a best practice approach to Human Resources “
Planning to take some leave? Are you prepared?
An exit interview is a meeting with an employee leaving your business generally through resignation, retirement or the end of a contract. The exit interview is conducted by someone in the management team or human resources.
Having an employee resign, regardless of whether they have been with the business 12 months or 12 years, can have an impact.
The culture of an organisation will influence the engagement of the employees within your business and ultimately their productivity and performance. More than remuneration or conditions, more than professional development, it is your company culture that keeps good employees in their roles, or, results in them finding employment elsewhere.