A modern Employee Handbook is a formalized document that is given to every employee prior to their first day of employment. It is an all-encompassing document detailing your company’s values, policies and core procedures. After reviewing it, your employees should clearly understand what’s expected of them and have something to refer back to as questions arise.
As your business grows you will inevitably deal with employee turnover. In this video, Tom Nickalls – Founder and CEO of Castle HR, will walk you through what employee turnover cost is, how to calculate it for your company and what a “healthy” employee turnover rate looks like. (Spoiler: it’s not 0%!)
Expectations have shifted amongst job seekers. No longer will vague terms such as “we pay a competitive salary” attract quality applicants. In this video, Tom Nickalls – Founder and CEO of Castle HR, will walk you through 6 reasons why you absolutely should be including salary and compensation details in your job postings.
Giving feedback is hard. Specifically when it’s of the constructive (i.e., negative) variety. With that said, great leaders understand the value of feedback – the good, the bad and the ugly. Nobody wants to hear negative feedback about themselves, but most of us do understand the need for it. As with any sensitive matter in life, mindful practice and repetition will develop your ability to give (and receive) feedback more effectively.
Organizational leaders understand that a great people strategy will accelerate growth, but bringing that strategy to life requires certain skills and expertise. Ultimately, growth means guiding your team down a path of success and putting them in the position to excel at what they do.
Your business is growing and you have now created your first HR role. Congratulations, this is a big step towards getting to the next level, and then the level after that! Here are 6 ways that Fractional HR can supercharge your internal HR person.
Employee referral programs can be a huge benefit to your organization helping you find and hire talented prospects for a fraction of the cost.
Sometimes employment relationships need to end. Termination is not a fun or pleasant process, but can definitely be the healthier choice for both parties in certain cases.
The rules of your workplace should be clear, consistent and communicated to everyone. The best way to do that is with an employee handbook.
The number one reason small businesses avoid HR is the perceived cost. Your tech startup of 10 or 20 employees is so focused on revenue that the thought of paying for a full-time HR person at the early stages of growth is likely out of the question. The solution is outsourced HR.