Do people problems keep you awake at night?
Are you trying to be a "good boss", but worried that employees are taking advantage?
Is workplace conflict damaging your business?
Are you secretly making up this people management stuff as you go along?
It's easily done. You're busy in your business and the staff who are supposed to help you often take up so much of your time that it can feel like you might as well be back doing the work yourself.
And there's so much advice online, or from friends who have been there and done that, that you feel you might drown under mountains of information, but never really be quite sure you are doing the right things or staying legal.
The thing is, HR doesn't have to be all long-winded legalese.
HR doesn't need to involve long policies and endless pages of what you can and can't do. And it doesn't have to be scary!
The best HR is light touch.
HR can be like this, and still protect your business - usually a lot better than a thick employee handbook that's so dull and uninspiring that no-one ever reads it or follows the procedures..
If you're a small business, and your staff handbook has more than 10 policies in it, you are seriously over-complicating your life.
If you don't have regular ways of keeping in touch with what your staff are doing, achieving or thinking, and speedy ways of resolving (rather than avoiding) workplace conflict, then you don't have control of your business.
At Marion Parrish HR Consulting, we don't do complicated. And we don't do out of control.
Just plain common sense. Short and sweet. No faffing. No HR gobbledegook.
Sensible advice, a sounding board, the confidence and reassurance of knowing you have an HR expert guiding you through a problem and helping you put steps in place to solve it once and for all.
Managers can manage, because we show them how to do it - confidently, legally, and without making a meal of it.
What you need to know, and what you need to do, and why.
Here is a flavour of what we can offer - you can find out more on our Services page, or visit our Blog for some thought-provoking ideas about getting the best from people at work.