Posts Tagged ‘HR’

5 Things you should do BEFORE going to a Recruiter

For every question a recruiter answers, we ask two more. It’s our job to get things right on the front end before we start our search. Uncovering needs and deal-breakers can take a lot of time during the hiring process, so here are some tips on how to prepare yourself and your team before you…

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Recruiting or Staffing: What’s the diff?

It might be fair to say that as humans, we don’t know everything. As a recruiting company, we often come across people who want to know what recruiting even is. Are we headhunters? Are we the same thing as staffers? Well, here is a comprehensive analysis of what in the world a recruiting agency even…

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How does technology affect HR? Glad you asked

The Society of Human Resource Management or SHRM is a great resource for all the HR gurus out there. It is also a good resource for anyone who uses HR. You shouldn’t use something you don’t understand, which is the same for technology. Trends right now SHRM predicted 9 tech trends for 2017. The first…

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What’s the Opposite of Onboarding?

For almost every person going through the onboarding process, there is a person who has quit, will quit, or was fired. People leave and get fired for a multitude of reasons, and unfortunately it is not always professional. Honestly, I’m sure every boss has had that one employee they did not like, and every employee…

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Proceed with Procedures

If you’re hiring, it makes sense to review the policies and procedures up front right? Yea, but that is if you have a clear set of them. Using outdated or vague policies does not help the training process, it could hinder it by making the rules hard to follow. Having a clear manual will help…

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How to Make your Company Feel Like Home on the First Day

-Before your new employee arrives, set up an area for them This could include anything from just offering office supplies to an entire office. Whatever was promised to the employee, make sure they have it. Do not let a new employee walk into the office on the first day already breaking promises. -Make sure that…

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Get Onboard with Onboarding

A Few months ago, SRS had the pleasure of attending the Michigan Trade Summit. As a bright-eyed intern, I had never been to such an event. This event started with a panel that included three SRS members. The panel was asked to answer questions about recruiting and retaining employees. One point Anathea Collar, SRS’s HR…

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Policy is Policy

  Have you ever had a job with vague policies that leave you with more questions than they answer? I’m sure we have all been there at some point. Who do these policies hurt? The people who are enforcing them. If they are unclear, the employees have multiple ways of interpreting the policies. This can could…

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Develop your Development Tactics

The last thing any employer wants to do is leave their employees out to dry after training day. Employee growth does not end with training, they should continually develop their skills. Whether it is through training seminars, team building exercises, or promotion opportunities, there are a multitude of ways to develop employees. Training Training seems…

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No, You Can’t Skip Training

Training is critical for any job, any company, and employee. This includes all small businesses.   Training Today gives some examples of when to train. Training is the building block to knowledge. You would not sign up for a triathlon if you had not learned how to ride a bike yet. No employer should expect any employee…

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