Many new startups think they're too small for HR to matter, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. You might think you can handle issues as they arise, but this leaves you open to conflict and even legal trouble.
As a new startup, it’s best practice to set get HR onboard in the beginning.
Every Business Has Compliance Issues
As a business,you have to comply with many laws and regulations,otherwise you can end up with fines and even legal troubles.
But, if you have a human resources team, they stay up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations, so you don’t have to. Your compliance issues will be taken care of for you.
Every Business Needs to Recruit and Hire
You need employees, and you often need to replace them when they quit or transfer to new roles.
If you have a human resources team, you don’t have to worry about this long and laborious process.
Your HR team can take care of all of your recruiting from placing the job ad, to pouring through resumes, inviting candidates for interviews, doing the interviewing and ultimately the hiring, as well as the on-boarding process once hired.
Every Business Needs Policies and Procedures
Many new startups think they’ll get to their employee handbook later when they’ve been in business for a while.
Yet, if you have employees, you need a handbook full of policies and procedures like how to request time off, benefits information, conflict resolution, and more.
If you don’t have a policy in place regarding vacation time and sick leave, you’ll have big issues with your staff.
Don’t let human resources be an afterthought. It’s too important not to think about at the outset.
Your company most likely isn’t too small for HR, and there are numerous ways to go about incorporating it. One of the easiest for smaller businesses is outsourcing your human resources.
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