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The benefits of using an hris system like BambooHR for your small business

The Benefits of Using an HRIS System Like BambooHR for Your Small Business

As a small business owner, one of the challenges you may face is managing your employees effectively. This is where an HRIS system like BambooHR can help. BambooHR is a cloud-based system that offers a range of HR-related features, such as employee onboarding, time tracking, performance management, and more. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the benefits of using BambooHR for your small business. Improved Efficiency One of the primary benefits of using BambooHR is improved efficiency. This is because the system automates many HR processes such as employee onboarding, recordkeeping, and timekeeping. This frees up your HR staff and allows them to focus on more important tasks such as employee engagement, retention, and talent management. Furthermore, the system has a self-service portal, which enables employees to access important HR-related

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HR Services

Why HR Services Are Non-Negotiable for Small Businesses

Hello, fellow small business owners! As someone who has been in your shoes, I know that running a small business can be overwhelming, especially when you have a lot of roles to play. One of the things that often end up taking a backseat is Human Resources (HR) management. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, I’m here to let you know that’s not a good idea. Even if you’re a small team, HR services are non-negotiable. Here’s why- Hiring the right people HR services can help ensure that you’re recruiting the right people to join your team. Recruitment is only half the battle. Proper screening, interviewing, and onboarding are as important as getting the job done right. HR services can help you set up these processes and ensure that

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How will HR Departments be affected by the Legalization of Marijuana in August 2023

Minnesota will Legalize Marijuana starting August 1st 2023: What HR Departments Need to Know

Starting August 1st 2023 Minnesota will legalize marijuana for recreational use, joining a growing number of states. This has raised concerns for HR Departments, making small business owners wonder how it could impact their operations. This blog post explores possible challenges and best strategies for HR Departments and their employees to prepare themselves for the change. Employee Safety HR departments prioritize employee safety, given marijuana usage can impair cognitive abilities, leading to accidents, especially in jobs requiring high awareness. To address this, updated drug testing methodologies and policies should be implemented but may be complicated due to marijuana’s federal illegality. Performance and Productivity HR departments may face challenges in employee performance and productivity due to marijuana’s sedative effects, similar to alcohol. This can lead to absenteeism, tardiness, and underperformance. Companies

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Get Ahead of the Curve - Setting Marijuana Policies in Your Small Business

Get Ahead of the Curve – How to Set Marijuana Policies in Your Small Business

With the legalization of marijuana in several states, including Minnesota it’s becoming increasingly important for small businesses to develop policies that address employee drug use. Whether you’re running a retail store, a tech startup, or any other type of business, it’s essential to have a clear policy in place to ensure that your employees are working safely and effectively. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how your HR department should set marijuana policies in your small business and get ahead of the curve. Understand the laws in your state The first step in setting marijuana policies in your small business is to understand the laws in your state. While several states have legalized the medical and/or recreational use of marijuana, laws differ significantly. For instance, in Colorado, drug-free policies remain

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HR Horror Stories for Small Business Owners

Horror Stories: Small Business Edition

Running a small business is tough. In addition to endless paperwork, long hours, and minimal sleep, entrepreneurs are also responsible for managing employees. But, even with good intentions, things don’t always go as planned. In this blog, we’ll share some outrageous HR horror stories from small business owners, from nosy coworkers to sticky theft accusations, you won’t believe these tales of woe. No Boundaries A small business owner was blindsided by a “360 review”, where everyone from the CEO to the entry-level employees weighed in on their management skills. This led to a difficult and uncomfortable discussion where their hard work was questioned in front of the entire staff. Sticky Fingers For small businesses, theft can be a devastating blow to the bottom line. That’s why it’s essential to have

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