HR for Small Business

You don’t have a dedicated HR team, but managing your people and navigating compliance rules can be fast and easy with help from ADP® HR services.

Confused by HR regulations? Get help knowing what applies to you

For small businesses, HR mistakes can be costly, putting you and your business at risk for expensive fines and penalties. If you’re like most small businesses, you can’t afford the risk.

We can help you navigate HR with the tools and knowledge you need to protect your business, so you can focus your valuable time where it’s needed most.

Client Insights: Why Sam’s Safety Equipment Chose ADP

"With ADP, we spend less time in our back office, which allows us to stay focused on profit-generating activities."
Kevin Brice Doffing, Owner/CEO, Sam’s Safety Equipment

Create a custom employee handbook, in a few simple steps

An employee handbook sets expectations for employee conduct, and can help protect your business. You may think you don’t have time or are too small to have one. But with our helpful wizard, you can easily create a custom employee handbook in a few simple steps — all in a professional-looking package you can share with employees.

Our employee handbook wizard will:

  • Walk you through the process, step-by-step
  • Recommend policies to include, based on your company profile, location(s) and number of employees
  • Allow you to search and select from a library of additional policies, or add your own
  • Alert you to policies impacted by regulatory changes

RUN Powered by ADP® HR Resources

RUN Powered by ADP® has the HR tools you need to help run your small business.


Get support from a team of HR professionals

HR is complex, and unexpected challenges can arise at any time.

At ADP, you'll get much more than software. You'll get access to a team of knowledgeable and experienced professionals through our HR HelpDesk.

Whether by phone or e-mail, these small business HR professionals can answer your day-to-day questions — and even help you solve the more challenging HR problems you face.

Easy hiring, easy onboarding

RUN Powered by ADP®, our solution designed specifically for small businesses, integrates with ZipRecruiter®, so you can post your job to over 100 of the web’s leading job boards with one click. ZipRecruiter’s smart matching technology scans millions of active resumes and notifies candidates to apply. Eighty percent of employers who post a job on ZipRecruiter get a quality candidate through the site within 24 hours.*
See more in the ZipRecruiter fact sheet.

Once you've found the perfect new hire, we make it easy for you to bring them on board. Add new employees to your system with just a few basic pieces of information, then have employees enter their personal info, direct deposit, emergency contacts and federal tax withholding — before they even start.

You're covered with HR best practices

Get organized and create, edit and safely store important documents with our easy-to-use HR tools and resources, including:

  • Job description wizard — develop customized job descriptions based on our extensive database
  • Toolkits, forms and documents — access a library of step-by-step best practice guidelines, checklists, forms and sample policies
  • Document vault — eliminate paper with centralized, searchable access to stored documents
  • Tip of the Week email — stay up to date on HR news that affects your business
  • HR checkup tool — compare your HR practices against standard best practices

Get help with all your HR needs

We have HR and payroll packages that can fit a small business of any size, and can grow with you. See our package comparison chart to learn which might be right for you, or learn more about ADP’s HR Services.

You can also get help with administrative tasks like payroll, benefits and insurance. See all that we offer for small businesses (1-49 employees). We can even take on administrative tasks for you with small business outsourcing.

* ZipRecruiter 2017 internal data.

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