5 things SMEs should include in an HR strategy

5 things SMEs should include in an HR strategy

5 things SMEs should include in an HR strategy Whether you employ five people or 50, in order to attract and retain the best staff you will need a robust HR Strategy. It doesn’t have to be complex or lengthy, but should always cover these five key elements. 1....
5 tips for onboarding new employees

5 tips for onboarding new employees

5 tips for onboarding new employees Recruitment is expensive, and time-consuming. One of the biggest HR expenses for small businesses is spending time and money on recruitment, only to lose new employees within the first three months. The most common complaints we...
The 10 best questions to ask in an interview

The 10 best questions to ask in an interview

We generally recommend ‘competency-based’ interview questions when recruiting, not only because it helps to remove any bias (conscious or subconscious), but its been shown that using examples from a candidate’s past behaviour in situations can help to predict their...
What to look for in a CV

What to look for in a CV

Scanning CVs is time-consuming and can be overwhelming, particularly if you’re a business owner trying to recruit whilst running the company. Effective CV scanning can save you time and effort in interviewing the wrong people and help you to find the most suitable...
How to establish the right salary for your new employee

How to establish the right salary for your new employee

Establishing the right salary for your first employees is a crucial element of growing your business. Set it too high, and it could have a negative impact on your profit but go too low and you risk attracting the wrong people and may struggle to retain them. So how do...

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