Things to Think About if NOW is the Time to Expand
Are you wondering if you may have reached the tipping point?
When is enough really enough?
Is now the time to consider expanding your team by hiring an employee?
Whether you’re a solopreneur beginning to think it may be time to add an employee, or you’ve already taken the plunge to create a team, be part of this important conversation.
Michelle Lewis, HR Consultant and Owner of HR Delta, LLC, will help us to explore topics such as:
- Where do you look for employees?
- How much should you pay? Should you offer benefits?
- What exactly is an “exempt” employee, and why should you care?
- What are some of the other things you should be considering?
Join us for an interactive conversation as we explore these important areas and concepts applicable to organizations of any size…even those whose strategy is to continue as a solopreneur.
Michelle N. Lewis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CBP, CCP. HR Consultant, Owner, HR Delta, LLC. Michelle helps organizations think differently about People, Pay, and Processes through her work as an HR Consultant with HR Delta, LLC. Building on formal training and education in human resource management, Michelle has held frontline and managerial HR positions with local organizations such as Howard Center and IDX, as well as with global organizations such as General Electric, Texas Instruments, and Wyeth. Michelle applies her training and experience in Compensation and Benefits, Leadership Development, HR Systems, and Lean Six Sigma to help organizations optimize their compensation strategies, develop their leaders, create succession plans, and streamline their HR processes and systems.
Outside of the office, Michelle has worked to advance HR education and practice through service on the board of the Vermont HR Association, including two terms as president. Michelle’s community involvement also includes serving on the board of trustees of the King Street Center in Burlington. Michelle earned her BBA in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources and her MBA in Human Resource Management from the University of North Texas and holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications through the Human Resources Certification Institute and the Society of Human Resource Management, respectively. Michelle has also earned the Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) certifications through World at Work.