Strategies for Recruitment & Retention

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The work force is one important asset not found on the books of a company. A discussion with the existing owner about the Human Resource (HR) policies and practices is very important. Small businesses often rely on the owner to be the HR specialist. The owner likely selects new employees and terminates others on occasion. Knowing the legal rights of both the employee and employer should result in a fair decision that helps both parties.

The WorkBC site has an entire section describing recruitment. A few of the most effective articles for sharpening your Human Resources techniques are:

Activity: Strategies for Recruitment and Retention

This activity will help you think about potential strategies and techniques to recruit and retain human resources for your business.

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