Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) explained

One of the most difficult tasks of a manager, or a business owner, is dealing with an employee whose performance isn’t cutting it. However, letting poor performance go unchecked has negative consequences. Not only are the people who work with the individual affected, but it also sends a message that you’re not serious about maintaining … Continue reading Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) explained

5 signs you need HR

As HR consultants, we frequently receive questions from business owners, friends and acquaintances about Human Resources. HR is often misunderstood, overlooked and seen as unnecessary. We couldn’t disagree more! Here are 5 examples of when you need HR and what HR can do for your company. 1-You've got 10 employees (or close) When you reach … Continue reading 5 signs you need HR

The versatile role of a job description

Job descriptions are a diverse tool for Human Resources. Broadly speaking, a job or position description is a written statement describing the purpose or objective of a job, a list of tasks performed by the job holder, and a description of how, and under what conditions, they perform the job.A job description can also serve … Continue reading The versatile role of a job description

Lessons learned from exit interviews

We have all lost employees. Sometimes it’s our fault. Sometimes it’s theirs. Sometimes it’s out of everyone’s control. But no matter the reason, there is something to be learned from a departing employee. A review system will help your business improving and growing. Exit interviews An exit interview is a great way to review what … Continue reading Lessons learned from exit interviews