Often business owners are perplexed by this simple question – How do I know if I have a good bookkeeper? It is not only expected that the entrepreneur has to be a champion at what he or she is good at doing i.e. make and ...Continue Reading →
Building a team, be it a business team or a sports team, requires the ability to select players who have the qualifications AND fit with the rest of the team AND want to be a part of it. Yet, so many organisations do not apply an objective process to recruitment and then wonder why their new hires don’t “work out”.
Recruitment is the 1st step to the employment relationship. The word relationship implies a 2 way street: both the employer and ...Continue Reading →
If employee issues distract you from your organization’s goals, then your Human Resources (“HR”) practices are working against you.
Sound basic HR practices are essential to effective employment relationships and are so powerful when applied consistently and well that most companies don’t need anything else.
Basic HR practices are also not complicated or expensive:
¨ Written employment policies. “Game Rules” of the employment relationship.
¨ Established compensation and benefits practices promote fairness.
¨ Proper recruitment processes to ...Continue Reading →