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*** Guest Blog Alert! *** When to Hire HR, and 3 Simple Steps to Take in the Meantime!

*** Guest Blog Alert! *** When to Hire HR, and 3 Simple Steps to Take in the Meantime!

***Guest Blog!***

The question of when to hire HR will vary amongst companies, industries, and business leaders. One answer that will never change, though, is that indeed you DO need someone dedicated to HR and the sooner the better. If you have employees, you need HR (even if it’s just fractional); in today’s highly regulated, highly visible climate, there’s nothing but risk if you’re not paying attention to the basics, at very least. What I would recommend to any business leader, though, is to consider your bigger vision. What do you dream for your company in 5 years? 3 years? 6 months? Whatever it is, utilize your HR support to get there.

Christin Johnson is the founder and leader of iStartupHR, LLC, an HR consulting firm located in Raleigh, North Carolina.  For more information about Christin and/or iStartupHR, check out her website: istartuphr.com 

When ICE is on Your Doorstep... Lessons Learned from the Recent 7-Eleven Raids

When ICE is on Your Doorstep...  Lessons Learned from the Recent 7-Eleven Raids

On January 10, 2018, 98 7-Eleven stores nationwide were raided by ICE resulting in 21 arrests of alleged undocumented workers.  Needless to say, it is suspected that more raids are to come, probably in industries known to have immigration issues like food service and construction.  Allow me to go ahead and answer some of the questions in your head...

Oh Hiiiiii 2018, Time for an HR Review

Oh Hiiiiii 2018, Time for an HR Review

It's a new year which means new you, new resolutions, blah, blah, blah.  It also means new HR topics to consider for 2018, particularly considering all the fun 2017 brought us like this, this, this, and, oh yeah, this.  Here's some friendly HR advice to prepare for the New Year.