The People Strategy Podcast

Bridging the gap between CEO's and HR Professionals of talent optimization for your business

Aligning People Strategy With Business Strategy

Aligning People Strategy With Business Strategy By Traci Scherck, MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Have you ever found yourself in a crunch where they need to hire someone “yesterday” and end up hiring someone to fill the position without looking at the entire person?  What we often hear is 30 – 60 –90’s day after a person is...

5 Steps to Address Vodka in an Employee’s Water Bottle

5 Steps to Address Vodka in an Employee’s Water Bottle A water bottle on an employee’s desk or a cup of coffee seems very, very reasonable.  Yet, what happens when there is more than coffee or water in those containers? The answer depends on your policies, state law, and what you already know about this employee.  Here are 5...

How to Write a Job Description for Your First Employee

Writing A Job Description For Your 1st Employee You’re hiring your first employee.  That’s a big deal!  But now you have to define what the employee will actually be DOING. What are your expectations of the employee? And how do you combine these with being compliant? The job description is a summary of the tasks,...

9 Things to do Before Hiring your First Employee

Congratulations! You’re hiring your first employee. You’ve been planning on this for months. And now it is finally in the budget. Yet, you’re super curious about what you may be missing. You’re in luck! Here is 9 Things to do before hiring your first employee. Register with the State Yes.  You need to make sure...