Owning a business sounds like an idyllic dream to many. You get to be your own boss and control every part of your business. However, owning a small business comes with a lot of challenges that you may struggle with, such as recruitment, workplace policies, and so on. You can successfully and smoothly navigate those obstacles with HR consulting services for small businesses.
Every business has had to deal with problematic employees. Whether they're consistently late to meetings or fail to follow directions, your business should document those performance problems. That documentation can help address and improve employee performance to benefit them and your organization. Today we'll be discussing how to document employee behavior problems and how you can correct them.
As a small business owner, you know how valuable your time. You've got a to-do list that's a mile long, but your priorities can get bumped down the list when your workforce isn't operating cohesively. If you're constantly answering employee questions or putting out small fires across your company, your business could greatly benefit from a custom employee handbook for small businesses.
The COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the world for well over a year now. As vaccines become more widely available and social distancing restrictions are slowly lifting, a distant end to the pandemic is in sight. This has led many business owners to wonder how to safely return to the office. Can employers require vaccines? How can you give your workforce absolute peace of mind while at work? We're here to share expert guidance to help you return to work after the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's no secret that Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) don't work. As a business, you’ve likely implemented PIPs when an employee’s behavior didn't meet your expectations. For instance, take an employee who has been consistently late to work. You've talked to them about their late arrivals multiple times. You've told them in no uncertain terms how their job impacts the work of others and how they need to be there on time in order to effectively meet the needs of the customer. You’ve left those meetings believing that they understood, but then they show up late once again.
Colorado is burning. This year, our state has experienced its three largest wildfires in recorded history, with two of those fires still active as of this writing. Last week, one of the wildfires grew 100,000 acres overnight. Towns were evacuated. National Parks were closed. Houses were lost. People died.