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.