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Team disagreement and tension is often cited as one of the most common reasons why startups fail. This is often because many startups do not have HR departments or HR Managers to resolve such issues. HR departments not only assist startups in conflict resolution but also improve hiring processes, ensure the company is abiding by employment laws, implement successful onboarding programs, create solutions that retain employees and improve overall satisfaction and morale.
Not only are HR professionals vital for startups, but they are also great businesses for HR experts to work in. They provide a wealth of opportunities, as HR specialists can make the department their own and build it from the ground up.
Levels of management are important in any organisation, but the needs and expectations of managers can largely differentiate depending on the type of organisation. A HR Manager going into a start-up has a ‘blank canvas’ to work with, implementing their own ideas and techniques.
The ‘blank canvas’ provides an opportunity for innovation and creativity, in what can be a period of trial and error until the ideal solution is achieved. For startups, it is important to recognise the true meaning of HR and what they ultimately want to achieve and receive from the HR team. Below are some key considerations for HR Managers when operating in a startup organisation:
Attracting, building and growing a team that can replicate the hard work of the company, and have the desire to reach optimal levels of success, will gradually assist the organisation in evolving into a successful business.
Having a vision and level of expectation from your employees is a necessity, but the same drive and determination that is expected needs to be reciprocated from the manager. Start-up managers should ensure to:
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