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“WE NEED HELP WITH OUR HR”                                       Marguerite Orane & Associates       Some considerations i...
CHALLENGE WITH SMALL,RAPIDLY GROWING FIRMS:    Everyone focused on growth    Staff size growing rapidly                 ...
Marguerite Orane & AssociatesMANAGING PEOPLE IS THEFUNCTION OF LINE MANAGERS –NOT HR DEPARTMENT
Basic function of HR – NOT to “manage” the   people (HR) but to:                                                  Margueri...
  Don’teven think about a full time HR  professional until you are over 50 or so  employees.                             ...
KEY HR FUNCTIONS:                                  Marguerite Orane & AssociatesAlign HR policies with StrategyRecruit the...
ALIGN HR POLICIES WITH STRATEGY  Determine  positions, responsibilities in   Organization Structure                      ...
RECRUIT THE RIGHT PEOPLE  Locate, screen and right people for each job  Rigourous and comprehensive orientation to the  ...
KEEP THE RIGHT PEOPLE  Performance  evaluation system  Training program                                                 ...
Marguerite Orane & AssociatesSOME FUNCTIONS THAT WECONSIDER HR ARE REALLY LINEMANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS
  Alignment   with Corporate Values -                                                 Marguerite Orane & Associates   Com...
BUT HR DEPT. DOES PLAY A ROLE:FUNCTION               HR ROLEAlignment withCorporate Values                                ...
SO IF I CAN’T AFFORD HR, HOW                               Marguerite Orane & AssociatesDO I GET IT DONE?  By outsourcing ...
OPTIONS:FUNCTIONS          FREQUENCY         INHOUSE OUTSOURCEOrganization       One-off                  YESStructure Des...
OPTIONS:FUNCTIONS     FREQUENCY      INHOUSE   OUTSOURCELocate        As needed      YES       YEScandidates              ...
OPTIONS:FUNCTIONS       FREQUENCY       INHOUSE   OUTSOURCEPerformance     One-off –                 YESevaluation      MU...
Marguerite Orane        Consultant, Speaker, Coach                                                 Marguerite Orane & Asso...
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Hr For Small Firms

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Marguerite Orane provides quidance to small businesses (less than 50 employees) who cry "I need help with HR"

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Hr For Small Firms

  1. 1. “WE NEED HELP WITH OUR HR” Marguerite Orane & Associates Some considerations in “managing” HR when you are too small to afford an HR Department Marguerite Orane & Associates www.margueriteorane.com
  2. 2. CHALLENGE WITH SMALL,RAPIDLY GROWING FIRMS:  Everyone focused on growth  Staff size growing rapidly Marguerite Orane & Associates  People are “managed” haphazardly and ad hocNB: People are a long term commitment  Getting the wrong person can be disastrous due to the small size of the firm  Need to make sure the right people remain “right”
  3. 3. Marguerite Orane & AssociatesMANAGING PEOPLE IS THEFUNCTION OF LINE MANAGERS –NOT HR DEPARTMENT
  4. 4. Basic function of HR – NOT to “manage” the people (HR) but to: Marguerite Orane & Associates  Make sure people policies and procedures are aligned with Vision, Mission, Strategy and Culture  SUPPORT line managers in building effective and high performing teams
  5. 5.   Don’teven think about a full time HR professional until you are over 50 or so employees. Marguerite Orane & AssociatesHowever, you need to:  Put HR functions in place early  Have someone to carry them out on an administrative basis
  6. 6. KEY HR FUNCTIONS: Marguerite Orane & AssociatesAlign HR policies with StrategyRecruit the Right peopleKeep the Right People
  7. 7. ALIGN HR POLICIES WITH STRATEGY  Determine positions, responsibilities in Organization Structure Marguerite Orane & Associates  Define Job Descriptions and Job Specifications  Grade positions to establish relative remuneration scales  Determine competitive salary and benefits  Budgetary requirements for HR (not just remuneration – other HR costs)
  8. 8. RECRUIT THE RIGHT PEOPLE  Locate, screen and right people for each job  Rigourous and comprehensive orientation to the Marguerite Orane & Associates firm and the job  General conditions of employment – employment contract
  9. 9. KEEP THE RIGHT PEOPLE  Performance evaluation system  Training program Marguerite Orane & Associates  Recordkeeping – personal files, vacation leave, sick leave
  10. 10. Marguerite Orane & AssociatesSOME FUNCTIONS THAT WECONSIDER HR ARE REALLY LINEMANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS
  11. 11.   Alignment with Corporate Values - Marguerite Orane & Associates Communication of values; feedback to ensure individual alignment  Motivating team members  Discipline; separation  Set performance targets  Performance Evaluation  Coaching and giving feedback  Professional development
  12. 12. BUT HR DEPT. DOES PLAY A ROLE:FUNCTION HR ROLEAlignment withCorporate Values Marguerite Orane & AssociatesMotivationDiscipline Provide guidelines; procedural advicePerformance targeras Maintain records of individual peformance targtersPerformance Provide guidelines; monitor deadlines;Evaluation maintain recordsCoaching Training for Managers in CoachingProfessional Logistical support; recordkeepingdevelopment
  13. 13. SO IF I CAN’T AFFORD HR, HOW Marguerite Orane & AssociatesDO I GET IT DONE? By outsourcing one-off design tasks and keeping core inhouse
  14. 14. OPTIONS:FUNCTIONS FREQUENCY INHOUSE OUTSOURCEOrganization One-off YESStructure Design Marguerite Orane & AssociatesRestructuring One-off YES YESimplementationJob Descriptions One-off for new YESand Job positionsSpecificationsGrade positions One-off YESsalary and One-off YESbenefitsHR Budget Annual – after YES annual strategy review
  15. 15. OPTIONS:FUNCTIONS FREQUENCY INHOUSE OUTSOURCELocate As needed YES YEScandidates Marguerite Orane & AssociatesInterview, As needed YESselectOrientation As soon as YES candidate hiredEmployment As needed YES YES (one-offcontract design)
  16. 16. OPTIONS:FUNCTIONS FREQUENCY INHOUSE OUTSOURCEPerformance One-off – YESevaluation MUST be Marguerite Orane & Associatessystem design aligned to corporate and Strategic ObjectivesPerformance Quarterly YESEvaluation (recommended)Training Annual YES – designprogram and deliveryRecordkeeping Weekly/ YES monthly/ Annually
  17. 17. Marguerite Orane Consultant, Speaker, Coach Marguerite Orane & Associates If you are committed to having your teamperform at their peak, contact Marguerite now: marguerite@margueriteorane.com www.margueriteorane.com http://ca.linkedin.com/in/margueriteorane

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