7 HR Challenges Of Small- And Mid-sized Businesses

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
  • ACCA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: January, 2022

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Course Description

Overview

  • Challenge Number 1: Hiring
    3 mins
  • Challenge Number 2: On-boarding
    18 mins
  • Challenge Number 3: Compliance and Policies
    20 mins
  • Challenge Number 4: Performance Management
    25 mins
  • Challenge Number 5: Managing a Remote Team
    42 mins
  • Challenge Number 6: Employee Engagement
    50 mins

Course Description

Human Resources has moved beyond being a cost center and is instead a business partner in many organizations. This transition has forced companies to look at employee challenges through a strategic lens. The 7 HR Challenges of Small and Mid-Sized Businesses considers some of the most common challenges of organizations changing from tactical to strategic vision. This online webinar will cover, among other things, sourcing talent, leadership training, classifying workers, and the importance of creating a retention strategy. 

This online CPE webinar covered following key topics:

  • Process overview of creating an onboarding initiatives
  • Understand the value of investing in leadership training and pointers on finding one that align with your organizational goals. 
  • Tips on developing and presenting analytics to support a retention strategy.

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Learning Objectives

  • To identify the HR challenges faced by small and mid-sized organizations
  • To identify the importance and process of sourcing talent
  • To analyse the importance of creating an employee retention strategy
  • To identify the importance of investing in leadership training
  • To compare between different types of workers

Recommended For

This Online CPE/CE webinar on Human Resources is recommended for HR professionals and other professionals whose profile involves dealing with HR matters

Who Should Attend?

  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 22-W2XH2)
  • 1 CPD Credit of Personal/ Human Resources for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Personal/ Human Resources for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 1 RCH Credit of Business for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 583766)
  • 1 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 1 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

April Simpkins, SHRM

Founder, April Simpkins Enterprise LLC

APRIL SIMPKINS SHRM-CP, PHR, - April is a dually certified HR Professional with 30 years of executive-level Human Resources experience. April is an HR Consultant, and the Chief Human Resources Officer for Totalhr, a human resources services firm focused on supporting the HR needs of small- to mid-sized businesses. She has helped more than 1000 business owners shape and develop their human capital.

April's experience and expertise, coupled with her continued study of Human Resources trends, has made her a trusted advisor for many in the business community. It also led to an invitation to The Business Journal Leadership Trust, which allows April to share her expertise with leaders nationwide. She has been a requested presenter and guest speaker for organizations that include Harvard University Extension School, Winthrop University, The Citadel, EEOC, and The City of Charleston, to name a few. She is also a member of the SHRM Speakers Bureau.

April is a board member of both the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the SC Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). She is the Chapter Chair for the Charlotte affiliate of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO), a non-profit membership organization for women presidents, CEOs, and managing directors of privately held, multimillion-dollar companies. In 2016 WPO honored April with the Woman of Color Award for her business achievements.

April was the Diversity Director for the South Carolina Society for Human Resources Management from 2018 - 2020. In 2020 April received the Unsung Hero Award from Greenville SHRM for her exemplary leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Her service and commitment to the HR community and the profession's advancement led to her selection as a member of the HR Advisory Board for Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. She works with a team of HR thought leaders who have been charged with designing the human resources undergraduate and postgraduate degree curriculum and programs.

April has received many awards and honors for her business acumen. Her awards include: the 2020 Women In Business Achievement Award from the Charlotte Business Journal, the 2018 Fort Mill/ Tega Cay Business Person of The Year Award from the York County Regional Chamber, the Movers & Shaker Award given by Business Leader Magazine and, in 2016, April was named one of Charlotte's 50 Most Influential Women by Mecklenburg Times.

April is a classically trained pianist, an avid runner, athlete, mother, wife, and entrepreneur.

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Ratings and Review

4.4

53 Ratings

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Chrissy Hampton, PHR

May 26th, 2022

I am 40 hours in and this was my favorite webinar on myCPE. April gave a fantastic presentation. Looking forward to finding more of her presentations on the site.

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Alison Brannon

Jun 16th, 2021

The content was great and April was an excellent presenter. She was clear and concise, included relevant information. The examples and exercises were helpful. I had some difficulty with the recording and had to stop and go into a different browser (Chrome instead of Edge) but was able to manage.

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Carol Ratliff, SPHR

Sep 2nd, 2021

It was well put together and relevant.

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Kalin Hardin, SHRM - CP

Aug 23rd, 2021

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