One of the great advantages of operating a small business is flexibility in how you operate your business. In an era where the gig economy is becoming more prominent and small businesses are always looking for new ways to operate as lean as possible, outsourcing some of your business functions make sense – with human resources near the top of the list.
BENEFITS OF HR CONSULTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
HR consulting offers small business with the following 3 key benefits:
- A New Perspective
It is always a good idea to have a fresh set of eyes take a look. It can be difficult for small business owners to see the obvious and most effective solution. Sometimes, you are just too close to the situation, yet you don’t have the time to take a step back. This is when HR consulting can be a big advantage.
HR consultants can provide you with an objective perspective about what you can do with the HR function of your business and offer solutions that will help you achieve your business goals. Outsourcing HR will also take one more thing off your to-do list and free up time for you to focus on other aspects of your business.
- HR Expertise
Most small business owners are very experienced and savvy business people. They also have a tendency to be a jack of all trades. If you want to truly get the most out of human resources, you need to resist the temptation to try to do everything yourself and instead hand over certain areas of your business to the experts. HR consultants will not only handle the HR function of your business, they will also be there to provide expert advice and non-biased opinions about how to approach HR issues as they arise – helping you to make the best decisions possible.
- More Efficient HR Operations
Most small businesses are required to operate on tight budgets to succeed. HR consulting can help you get your HR costs under control and choose HR strategies that will help you operate more efficiently.
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Felicia is the manager of human capital solutions at AugmentHR. With over six years of recruitment experience coupled with multi-faceted HR roles, Felicia is an expert in matching people with the right role and environment. She has worked in many different industries, including investment banking, HR consulting firms, medical, and commercial. Understanding people is one of her strengths, and she has recruited at every level, from directors, project managers, and engineers to operators and general labourers. Her ability to network and develop relationships has been a key tool to her success. With approximately two years of experience managing people and creating a positive work environment, Felicia’s diverse skill set makes her a well-rounded individual. Her business education and background help her identify different business needs and human capital solutions.