Part of the job of senior managers is to keep the corporate vision alive. When you have toxic employees undermining operations, it’s challenging to keep your eye on long-term objectives, but the best defense against cranky workers is maintaining a positive attitude and a clear vision, and sharing that vision.
Category: Human Resources
Often, as owners we find that we wear too many hats: constantly going from being the owner to sales, to HR and accounting, to web design, etc. The reason for creating the Marin Business Forum is to learn more about how to run our businesses better – from guest speakers and from each other.
Pacific Crest Group, Filice, and Cypress Partners Jointly Sponsor Marin Business Forum Networking Event for Bay Area Businesses
The networking event will feature a panel discussion, including what business owners should know about outsourcing accounting and HR services, and what they should know about choosing the best benefits provider.
Pacific Crest Group Helps CB’a Brand Engine’s Expansion By Providing Solid Back Office and Accounting Foundation
CB’a Brand Engine, has been working with Pacific Crest Group to help the company expand following its recent launch as a new joint venture of two established branding firms, and the opening of a Chicago satellite office. Thanks to Pacific Crest Group’s expert accounting and CFO-for-hire services, the launch of the newly formed CB’a Brand Engine has been smooth and seamless for its clients.
Many companies fail to recruit and hire with the evolution of their business in mind; you need people with different qualifications and strengths for your business depending on your growth strategy.
There are so many little issues and concerns that can be easily addressed in a well-designed employee handbook. You need to consider the company’s finances and cash flow, employee retention strategies, corporate culture, and compliance issues.
Many businesses don’t have the internal resources to handle many HR projects, even if they have an HR person on staff. Consider a recruiting project, for example, or the creation of a new employee handbook.
As with most entrepreneurial operations, doctors tend to want to focus on what they are really good at, which is healing patients. That means that running the office, the actual business operation, has to fall to staff members they can trust.
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.
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.