Making HR Simple.

Human Resources Consulting: The realistic and reasonable alternative to traditional HR practices.

Alternative HR is a human resources consulting and outsourcing organization dedicated to providing small business owners with an affordable alternative to hiring a full time certified Human Resource professional. It’s never been so easy for employers to remain compliant with local, state, and federal laws while running their business without the employee headaches.

Why Companies Rely On Us

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HR Audits

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

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HR Retainer Program

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

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Onsite Services

Alternative HR offers 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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Recruiting Services

Alternative HR will help you find employees that not only have the skill set you require, but more importantly, are a good fit for your company.

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Handbooks & Manuals

We can recommend important HR policies for nearly every type of business, and what should be included in employee handbooks and/or procedure manuals.

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Employee Relations

No time for updating job descriptions, creating performance improvement plans, terminating employees, managing FMLA or handling the benefits renewal? Let us help!

Tired of traditional HR methods?

There is an easier way: Alternative HR makes Human Resource compliance simple.

Alternative HR Values

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We value providing reasonable, realistic solutions to companies based on their size and industry. We prefer to keep it as simple as possible, while protecting your company and employees. A company of 20 employees does not need a 75 page handbook! We can guide you on what you could put into place, and let you make the decision on what works for you and your team.

AHR Handbook Template

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Alternative HR has created our own employee handbook that focuses on keeping it simple. It includes only policies we strongly recommend and focuses on keeping them positive. Instead of listing what employees can’t do, we share with them what the expectations of a team member are.

Alternative HR Solutions

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Have a creative idea in mind for managing your workforce? Not sure how to implement it in a compliant way? Let Alternative HR help you determine a realistic way to implement an untraditional HR practice!

There is an easier way: Alternative HR makes Human Resource compliance simple.

Alternative HR Values

We value providing reasonable, realistic solutions to companies based on their size and industry. We prefer to keep it as simple as possible, while protecting your company and employees. A company of 20 employees does not need a 75 page handbook! We can guide you on what you could put into place, and let you make the decision on what works for you and your team.

AHR Handbook Template

Alternative HR has created our own employee handbook that focuses on keeping it simple. It includes only policies we strongly recommend and focuses on keeping them positive. Instead of listing what employees can’t do, we share with them what the expectations of a team member are.

Alternative HR Solutions

Have a creative idea in mind for managing your workforce? Not sure how to implement it in a compliant way? Let Alternative HR help you determine a realistic way to implement an untraditional HR practice!

Stay Informed

The Alternative HR Blog

Keeping our visitors up to date on the latest employment news, human resource laws, EEOC info, and much more.

When poor performance stems from addiction

Your business needs to have a drug policy as part of your employee handbook, and in addition you may want to consider engaging an EAP (employee assistance program) for employees to access confidentially. They may be using, and although their substance use has not yet appeared in workplace results, it is of concern to them. We can help you with this aspect of your handbook and advise you on drug testing policies, emergency procedures for your business site, etc.

Stop the blaming, start problem solving

Strategy creates the foundation, management systems create the internal operating environment, and operational systems get things done. It’s like a giant bowl of Jell-O – when you poke it in one spot the rest of the gelatin will start to wiggle. If you tinker with one area without considering the interrelated nature of these three components you can expect to see reverberations.

The Alternative HR Blog

Keeping our visitors up to date on the latest employment news, human resource laws, EEOC info, and much more.

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.

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.

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...

When poor performance stems from addiction

Your business needs to have a drug policy as part of your employee handbook, and in addition you may want to consider engaging an EAP (employee assistance program) for employees to access confidentially. They may be using, and although their substance use has not yet appeared in workplace results, it is of concern to them. We can help you with this aspect of your handbook and advise you on drug testing policies, emergency procedures for your business site, etc.

9 tips for sharing the worst news in the best way

One of the toughest communication situations is when you have to share bad news. If you're a "feeler" type of person your empathy for the other person - and your own emotions about the news - might make it a task you dread....

Feeling Overwhelmed? We can help.

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

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