Human Resources¹

Human Resources

Your greatest asset may be the people who work within your company. When the last employee has gone home for the day, the computers, desks and equipment, by themselves, will be useless until the next business day when your staff returns.

  • Human Resource Policy - Adapt this example of a Human Resource policy statement to make clear what is required of your employees - and what they can expect from you.
  • Temporary/Contract Hires vs. Permanent - Like the idea of "try before you buy?" A temporary or contract worker may be just the thing for your business.
  • How to Accomplish Specific Tasks Using Temporary - and Skilled - Services - These guidelines will help you hire the right temporary employees for your business.
  • Benefits - Learn about benefit categories in terms of what are required by law, approximate costs and ways to save money while offering competitive packages.
  • Performance Management - Performance management is a vital part of keeping your business running smoothly. Follow these steps to develop a model that works for you.
  • Employee Retention and Motivation - True motivation, the basis for retention, comes from the employees themselves. Here are some tips for inspiring your staff.
  • Additional HR Resources - While the Small Business Administration and SCORE are great resources for small business owners, there are other places to seek help, too.
  • California's New Paid Sick Leave Law - An employee who, on or after July 1, 2015, works in California for 30 or more days within a year from the beginning of employment, is entitled to paid sick leave.