Category: Best Practices

Start-Ups and Staffing: Better to Plan to Get It Right the First Time

Many entrepreneurs enter into their new venture without a clear human resources plan. Having a plan doesn’t just mean identifying key employees and decision-makers; that’s easy. It means having an HR strategy in place that is both compliant with the law, and is designed to attract and retain the talent you need to succeed.

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Succession Planning: Why You Need to Start Now

A lot of succession planning revolves around financial structure and tax strategies, and they take time to implement. Unfortunately, 95 percent of small business owners decide they want to sell within a few months and they don’t have enough time to prepare.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of a “Bad Hire”

Too often, business owners keep unwanted staff too long or for the wrong reasons, and even more often, they make the wrong hiring choice in the first place. Interviewing potential employees is tricky, and there are very few managers who have been trained in effective interview techniques.

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