Q: How do I set up an HR department?
A: Setting up an HR department begins with determining the functions an organization wants and needs to establish and manage the employee employer relationship. Start by collecting all applicable information regarding each employee to develop files for all employees. Also collect and record the information you need to document the processes used to determine how employees will begin their relationship with the organization, how they are compensated upon arrival and how their performance is evaluated. As these process are determined the person in charge of this information and keeping it up to date will also need to be identified. These files and the person in charge of them is the start of an HR department.