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5 things to do to set up an hr department


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5 things to do to set up an hr department

  1. 1. 5 Things to do to Set Up an HR Department March 2013
  2. 2. The Power of HR• A great HR Department can decide the rise or fall of an otherwise quality company. Big or small, no company is exempt from this.• HR should be the epicenter of where company culture is cultivated and nourished. Happy employees will directly translate into good work being done.• An efficient HR department can set the tone of the relationship between the company and its employees. Building on skills, hiring the right people, building the internal structure and synergy of the company will help it grow and succeed.
  3. 3. HR Specialist• Having an HR specialist on board from the beginning can make the entire process of setting up an HR department run as smoothly as possible.• With the involvement of an HR specialist from the beginning, it can really help to set a strong foundation for your company. This will make adjustments easier in the future.• Bringing in an HR specialist early can make for a more efficient growth rate and gives you someone to go to who will have in-depth knowledge on the evolution taking place.
  4. 4. Invest in Recruitment Software• The latest software from recruiterbox can help you manage your applicants, their applications, and more.• Recruitment software is the key to improving your efficiency, especially if you’re a company that’s expanding quickly.• Makes responding to your applicants easier, organized, and manageable.
  5. 5. Organize Files• Collect and archive the important legal documents.• Collect and archive the documents that speak about your company culture, mission, history, etc.• Organizing your files can help your budding HR department get a better grasp on the current policy and procedures, as well as other aspects of your company that, once organized, can be built upon for improvement.
  6. 6. How Does Your Company Work?• Beyond simply being organized, it is important to think critically about how your company wants to be viewed internally and externally.• Create documentation to clearly outline your policies and procedures based on all the information that you’ve organized.• Make sure to keep your HR department visible, accessible, and involved with the rest of your team.
  7. 7. Organize Your Company• Beyond paper work, the employees need to be organized. Give them direction, let them know about their roles in the company and with each other.• Clarify every employee’s job description. Draw clear lines about what is expected of them.• Let your employees know that you appreciate them. Give them a clear understanding of what they should be expecting from you as an employer.
  8. 8. Get to it! • Human Resources is an essential department in helping the growth of any company with potential. • Don’t wait until the last minute to get your HR department off the ground. • Effective recruiting software like can help you get your HR department situated and can even help you to find the right person to help kick off the beginning stages of creating your HR department.
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