Let’s make sure your employees are set up for success on the first day of work. This is a helpful guide for whoever does the hiring in your office. Before their first day Tie up all loose ends for the interview process for all candidates Have their space ready for them upon arrival Share their…

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Diversity is a hot topic these days in business. But it’s not enough to be diverse, we must be inclusive. Everyone needs a seat at the table, and it starts with small business. Understanding Privilege Not everyone has the same starting line in life. Whether it’s being of the color of their skin, gender, orientation,…

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It can cost you a third of an employee’s salary to replace them if they leave. That’s a lot of dough, but we are really here to discuss turnover and how to prevent it. Fortunately, a lot of the ways employees report on what they need out of a company to stay are common sense.…

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Picture this, you’re looking to fill a position within your company, and you have a couple great candidates on your calendar, thanks to a super recruiting team. You’ve set up interviews with them all, and you’ve made your decisions. Now you have some all-star employees, and you send them on their way to orientation. You…

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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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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 Using outdated or vague policies does not help the training process, it could hinder it by making the rules hard to follow.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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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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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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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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