To Hire or Not To Hire – That is Only One of the Questions!
Small businesses often find themselves in a quandary when the time comes to consider hiring an employee. This presentation will answer the difficult questions facing the solo-owner. The following points will be covered:
- Assessing the need for additional help
- Calculating the hard cost verses the ROI of an employee as well as the soft costs – both positive and negative
- Examining if the new hire will promote the growth of your business
- Understanding the legal side of hiring an employee
Mary Simmons, a Human Resources and Training Professional will share information that will help business owners analyze their staffing situation in order to make an intelligent decision on whether a new hire will benefit the company.
Presenter : Mary Simmons, Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl and Associates
Mary Simmons is a Human Resources and Training Professional with over 25 years of experience helping businesses achieve success. She is currently a Director of HR Consultant for Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl and Associates, Inc., a Labor Relations and Human Resources consulting firm.
As a Director of HR Consulting at PMP, Mary partners with companies to ensure they are compliant with workplace laws and regulations while assisting them in managing their employees to achieve maximum productivity. Some of the projects she assists companies with include writing employee handbooks, career transition training, recruitment, and developing and facilitating customized training sessions such as Performance Evaluations, Anti- Harassment and Supervisory Skills.
Previously, Mary worked for Lee Hecht Harrison, a global outplacement firm, as a Career Consultant.