HR Consulting Firms for Small Businesses: 15 Leading Experts

Astron Solutions

Effective human resources policies are probably one of the most important investments that any small business can make in its ability to continue growing! We’ve written before on the purpose of compensation consulting and some top providers in that space. Today, we’ll be doing the same for the much broader category of human resources consulting for small businesses. Use the list above to jump to a specific section, or follow along from the top.

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Everything You Need to Build Your Employee Handbook


The employee handbook is the holy grail of workplaces, and every employer should have one, regardless of size. Not having an employee handbook is one of the biggest mistakes small employers can make. Helps keep management and employees on the same page.


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Employee Communications Tools and Apps Making a Difference in HR

Employee Communications Council

While there are questions about contract work and compensation for these remote workers, keeping them happy with fast payments and easy-to-use online dashboards is now easier than ever for businesses and HR departments. One example of an HR app making things easier for remote workers is the relatively new Rippling app. Company leaders can onboard new employees quickly and get them working in the right teams or groups right away.

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2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements


Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

7 Challenges Facing HR Departments in 2018


Here are seven challenges facing human resources professionals in the year ahead: #1. According to a recent XpertHR survey , one of the top challenges of 2018 will be recruiting. The battle for top talent is going to become more fierce as the number of retiring baby boomers far outstrips new skilled entrants into the workforce,” he says. “HR Related: Is This The Season to Review Your Hiring Process? #2. Effectively Handling Sexual Harassment Issues.

4 Months into 2019, What are the HR Trends That are Here to Last?


There were many predictions of HR trends that would take the industry landscape by storm when 2019 started. However, there are a few HR Trends that have stood the test of time and are still going strong even as the first quarter of the year draws to a close. There has been a sustained increased focus on regulatory compliance across the board. There are several regulations in HR that have come to the forefront lately, demanding more focus than the rest.