Top 5 Small Business HR Mistakes: How to Avoid Common Employee Management Pitfalls

As a small business owner, you want to spend your time growing your business. As it stands, you barely have the time to hire new employees, create an employee handbook, and manage all of the other responsibilities that come with owning a business.

Without a certified human resources (HR) professional on staff, it can be challenging for small business owners to properly manage their employees, stay in compliance, and keep their business running smoothly. And that’s when costly mistakes can happen.

The following are five frequent HR and employee management mistakes small businesses make:

  1. Hiring in haste
  2. No employee handbook
  3. Improper pay practices
  4. Missing or incomplete records
  5. Terminating in the heat of the moment

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