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Your people are the heart of your company. And now more than ever, if you want to be successful and grow your business, you need to find top-notch employees. It’s also up to you to keep them on board, help them develop professionally and show them where they fit into the big picture, so they know their contributions matter. With the right HR practices, you can do it.
As a business owner, making sure your company thrives is a top priority. There are a number of ways you can do it. You can develop or improve products or services. You can increase quality assurance efforts. You can manage vendors and contracts more efficiently or increase marketing and sales activities. Or you can find a way to improve business performance by addressing the one factor these activities have in common: your people.
Building and sustaining an effective workforce
As a business owner, your success depends on finding the right employees — no matter what business you’re in. That’s because good people help your business perform better. It’s not just a matter of finding someone who does a particular job well. It’s about choosing employees who are a good fit with your company. Think in terms of person-organization fit rather than person-job fit to find people who can make long-term contributions.
Based on the feedback we hear from our small business clients on a daily basis, we have compiled a list of the top five fears that small business owners face going into 2014. Below are a few tips of the trade to assist employers in these areas.
With the continued challenge of today’s economic times, temporary workers play a significant role to businesses in terms of lowering costs. Especially with employers in industries that heavily rely on strong holiday season sales, the performance of temporary workers also is critical to customer service satisfaction. However, how do you know whether or not hiring temporary workers is truly advantageous to your business?
Consider the following six advantages and disadvantages: