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The right time to find HR help for your business

The right time to find HR help for your business

There is a sense of achievement unlike anything else when you turn an idea into a successful business, as the owner you have an investment far beyond the monetary kind. However, this can cause problems as the business grows. You have many responsibilities by necessity as a smaller company, but growth often means letting go. That can be difficult to do because of that sense of ownership and responsibility, and not passing responsibility to others can quickly lead to problems….

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Recruitment

Recruitment

When Eve Nelson asked me to give my thoughts on Recruitment I immediately started to research the subject.  It then dawned on me that anyone can quote other people’s opinions and advice.  Consequently, I decided to write from my years of experience in management in the not-for-profit sector combined with my seventy-six years of experience of the world. First a bit about me so you understand from where I am coming. I was a rural kid and spent eight years at boarding…

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You are “DELETED”

You are “DELETED”

I heard it, but didn’t believe it, at first….. Just recently we were asked to give some advice to an individual, let’s call her Julia, about being dismissed. As we listen to Julia’s story we both kept saying things like “they did not say that”, “they did what” and “no one would do that”.  To give some background first, Julia had 25+ years in the brokerage sector and nearly three years with this particular employer. There were no documented performance…

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