Employer Resources

Guides, links, and more helpful resources and tools for employers. Great for start-ups and established companies alike!

Employer Resources

Guides, links, and more helpful resources and tools for employers. Great for start-ups and established companies alike!
Alternative HR has produced various downloadable guides packed with helpful information for employers. Use as a “refresher” or to gain more knowledge of the specified topic.

Supervisors: Skills for Success Guide

Effective supervisor’s job is to establish goals and lead a team of people to achieve those goals. A skilled supervisor is an effective communicator, problem-solver and employee motivator. In order to become a good leader and get the most out of all of your employees, you need to have insight into their strengths and developmental needs. Leadership requires stepping out in front with new, creative ideas that save money, increase productivity and establish credibility and respect from employees. This guide will help you improve in these areas of supervision.

Performance Improvement Plans & Employee Evaluations

This guide will provide valuable lessons for helping an employee improve performance, if they are meant to stay with your organization, as well as when to show them the door if they are not. It also provides tips for regular employee evaluations.

Performance Review Do’s and Don’ts Guide
Performance reviews are an excellent way to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement. This quick one page guide from Alternative HR will help you conduct performance reviews like a true leader!
Finding the Right Employee Guide
It’s no secret that finding the right employee can be challenging for any employer. This Alternative HR guide provides employers with 15 ways to find employees in a competitive economy.
The Recruiting, Interviewing & Hiring Guide
This comprehensive guide was developed to assist employers in the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring process. It’s ok if you are not even sure where to start…we included tips for job analysis and figuring that out, too! Legal interviewing questions, best practices, and onboarding them so they want to stay are also included.
The Alternative HR Blog contains helpful articles, latest news and updates, and tips for employers.

Winter is coming – is your business ready?

No, we’re not the Starks from “Game of Thrones”, but winter IS coming. Is your business ready to manage through inclement weather and all that goes with it? According to a Travelers Insurance survey of small businesses, almost 44 percent have no plan in place to keep the business going in case of a severe weather event.

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Dress codes reflect your company culture

Times have changed since charcoal three piece suits (with only white or blue shirts) and bow tie blouses were the expectation for professionals at work. In some industries they still stand, but for the most part working attire has evolved to a more casual mode. Dress codes reflect and reinforce your company culture, so it is important that you be intentional about your choices – and your range of tolerance.

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Harassment and sexual assault in the workplace

It started with one woman’s willingness to speak out about an incident of sexual assault by a colleague. Next several media celebrities discovered that harassment and assault can cut short even a storied career. Now more and more people, mostly women but not all, some...

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Kelli Gift, Tel: 717.766.1777 www.PaySmartPa.com

Small Business Resource Group Affiliate
PaySmart provides payroll service, not just a check.

PaySmart’s staff uses their expertise in payroll to help small businesses grow and prosper in the ever-changing economy. PaySmart provides an affordable payroll solution that allow business owners to focus their efforts on achieving success in their industry.


Don Jacobs Insurance Services


Don Jacobs Insurance Services, Chick Zoll, [email protected], 1-888-844-6569, www.donjacobsinsurance.com

Our mission for you is Total Insurance Solutions – finding the best package and value for you while meeting all of your protection needs. Our goal is to provide the best customer service possible. Our commitment is so strong that we continue to make house calls at your convenience. As an independent agency, we work for YOU. Insurance coverage is available for virtually any need or budget. We are committed to finding that best mix of policy and price.


Cleckley Assessments, LLC


Cleckley Assessments, LLC is a Human Resource company that specializes in Employment Assessment tools. Their employment assessments (tests) include informational tools that measure job-fit, integrity, sales ability, customer service ability and more.  In addition they offer over 1000 computer skill and job skill tests.  All of these tools help managers make better decisions when hiring and promoting people.  Cleckley Assessments is a business partner of Profiles International, the recognized world leader in Human Resource Management and Employment Assessment tools.

Call:   (717) 627-3920
Website:   www.CleckleyAssessments.com
Email:    [email protected]


Summit HRD


Julie Poland, (717) 767-6595

Summit HRD partners with closely held businesses in the areas of planning, leadership development and process improvement.  Their more than 23 years of experience in 30+ industries has helped Summit’s clients improve finances, management, customer loyalty, and growth.  Summit coaches can come onsite, and can work with you the owner,  a key person or a team to help you achieve your goals.


The Tangible Effect


Suzanne Harrison, (717) 758-3432

The Tangible Effect, Inc. is not like other consulting companies. We don’t work in silos.  We want to understand every department, division, and interface.  We roll our sleeves up to understand what is going on. Starting in the accounting and finance department and working our way in, we figure out what isn’t working the way it should. Our mission is to empower business owners to utilize the right information at the right time for their business’s growth stage transforming their vision into reality.

Employee Management

No time for updating job descriptions, performance reviews, terminating employees, or handling the benefits renewal? Let us help!

HR Audits

This overview of the HR functions will tell you if you are in compliance, gives you handbook feedback, and shares some best practices.

HR Retainer Program

This program includes unlimited phone and email consultation on HR topics for only $10 per employee, per month.

On-Site Services

Alternative HR offer HR assistance at your facility on a weekly, bi-weekly, or as needed basis to help with any HR related tasks.

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Contact us today to see how we can help your organization with its employee management needs.