Posts Tagged ‘startup’

W-2 vs. 1099: don’t misclassify!

How do you decide how to employ someone? Are they an employee or contractor? And, importantly, as a business owner, do you get to chose? The short answer to that last question is NO. You do not get to  decide if the person you hire is an employee or contractor. The IRS has already decided…

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Looking to scale?

Are you looking to scale your organization? Here are some processes and practices that we’ve implemented with our clients to help them grow – sometimes really, really, fast.  Use them to help your company stand out in terms of how you attract and retain talent in your organization. Start with Culture… Build your organization with…

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Cultural Growing Pains

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How do you protect your small company culture as you grow? It’s a great question. Now that you’ve hit operational running speed, how do you incorporate the badly needed business processes that will allow you to scale without sacrificing the “startup vibe” that has become your company identity and employer brand? Culture starts at the top.…

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Case Study: Scaling for Growth

The head of HR for this startup was faced with a hiring plan that couldn’t be achieved with their current resources. They had a math problem: even if HR did nothing but interview candidates, they couldn’t close vacancies fast enough to meet business needs. While line managers were involved in the interview and selection process,…

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