Why I founded ADDA: Your Outsourced HR Experts

What is outsourced Human Resources (HR) and why did I start my own outsourced HR firm? Well it’s simple: I wanted to ensure that small and medium enterprise (SME) owners had bespoke, affordable solutions to their HR requirements. That’s why I started ADDA; to bring high-level HR expertise to SMEs without the need to hire […]

When Should You Outsource HR for Your SME Business?

This one’s for you, fellow SME business owners, who may be at the stage of wondering when you should outsource your HR. You’ve built your empire from the ground up, excelling in what you do best. But as you expand and hire more team members, the complexities of managing human resources start knocking on your […]

The Return on Investment from HR for Small Businesses

The question of the return on investment (ROI) from Human Resources (HR) is not new, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). Many perceive HR as a cost center, unsure if it adds any tangible value to their bottom line. In this blog, we delve into the often-overlooked potential of HR in contributing to business […]

Pros and cons of a four-day workweek

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By now, you’ve probably heard all the chatter extolling the eye-popping benefits of a four-day workweek. Increased revenue? Higher employee satisfaction? A 32-hour workweek with no dips in productivity? Seemingly every report indicates that the four-day workweek experiments are an overwhelming success. It certainly feels like the beginning of a massive shift in how we […]

5 Common HR compliance issues

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Maintaining HR compliance is a never-ending process as regulations, and best practices change constantly. In addition, each company must attend to new local, state, and national laws as they come. Without HR expertise on hand, businesses risk tripping into the many pitfalls of non-compliance fines and penalties. But internal HR teams are expensive. So how […]

What is executive coaching?

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Executive coaching gives open-minded leaders an opportunity to improve beyond even their own standards. Once you reach the top, it’s natural to concern yourself with the big-picture needs of your business at the expense of much introspection. That can lead to stagnation on personal and organizational levels. Executive coaches cut through the noise, providing valuable […]

Managing workplace conflicts

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Workplace conflicts happen all the time. On average, managers spend 4 hours a week dealing with conflict. Even the most utopian company cultures experience a minor dust-up here or there. However, the severity and impact of the conflict often depend on how it’s handled by HR or management. Is your team equipped to manage workplace […]

How HR Can Drive Revenue

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Your human resource department is capable of much more than hiring, firing, and writing the rules. When you invest in a strategic approach, HR drives revenue through its initiatives. In fact, organizations that focus on employee engagement see three times the revenue per employee. Instead of thinking about HR as something you need to do […]

Explaining Job Architecture

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Would you rather build your home with a blueprint or your very best guess? Unless you’re prone to living on the edge, the answer is easy. A sturdy foundation is a lifesaver, and that applies to your company’s talent strategy too. Job architecture saves your business from numerous headaches, inefficiencies, and inequities. It empowers you […]

What is Human Capital Management?

Human capital management (HCM), though not a particularly inviting phrase, is an essential strategic function for every business with employees. It’s the fuel to your fire, and without an intentional approach, your whole organization could burn out. So what falls under the purview of human capital management, and how is it different from human resource […]

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