What is an Employee Handbook?

What is an Employee Handbook

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.

How Much is Employee Turnover Costing You?

Employee Turnover Cost

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%!)

6 Reasons Why You Should Include Salaries in Your Job Postings!

6 Reasons Include Salary Job Posting

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.

How to Give Effective Feedback – 4 Tips from a Master Coach

How to Give Effective Feedback

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.

How Modern HR Will Help Your Company Grow

How Modern HR Will Help Your Company Grow

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.

6 Ways Fractional HR Can Supercharge Your Internal HR Strategy

6 Ways to Supercharge your Internal HR Person

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.

5 Reasons You Need Outsourced HR

Frustrated woman at desk biting down on pencil

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.