Navigating a Texas Workforce Shortage or Surplus

Workforce shortage is probably one of the biggest concerns for a new business. Having a shortage of labor can result in lost business, missed deadlines, and unhappy customers. A few internal methods to circumvent a shortage include: Offering overtime wages Authorizing job sharing Retraining employees Internal solutions are the most cost-effective because you utilize the

HR for Texas Startups: Performing a Job Analysis

Creating efficient work systems starts with breaking down the tasks performed by each person in the work unit. This process is called job analysis. Job analyses optimize the hiring process by ensuring new personnel are absolutely necessary, trained correctly, and given appropriate career opportunities. In addition, job analyses can clear up organizational confusion by detailing

Checking References for Potential New Texas Employees

Professional references offer valuable insight into the character and quality of a job candidate. They also verify whether the potential employee is honest, works well with others, and maintains professional relationships. This article explains how to check a professional reference for a new candidate. Reference Checking Etiquette Require the candidate to provide you with a

4 Real Perks of Working for a Texas Startup

Startups are full of nap pods, catered lunches, and beer on tap, right? Hollywood captured the inside of Google through the comedic duo of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in the movie The Internship, a story about two old-school salesmen looking for a career change.  As they stumble through the internship program, the world is given a