One of the biggest steps you will take as an employer is to hire your first employee. I remember that feeling of sheer terror the first time I was a legitimate employer of actual people with had responsibilities to the employee, the city, state and federal governments. I felt like I didn’t know what to do or how to do it. I also couldn’t afford to hire someone to do it for me, so I needed to learn fast what to do.
If you’re hiring your first employee and feel lost, I’ve got your back. In this blog series, I’m walking through the basic system that you need to set up to be your own Small Business Human Resources (HR) Department.
I am a systems & finance expert that gives food people a better understanding of their operations and finances, helping them to grow and become more profitable. After running my own successful bakery for over 20 years, I’ve been called a “secret weapon,” acting as a support and an advisor while navigating the business side of life .
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- Don’t try to do it all yourselfJune 1, 2017 - 3:19 pm
The opening of a second location for the Noe Valley Bakery has been speeding along. Last month I shared a bit about securing funding and the process of getting a loan. But now that the money is in the bank, we’re starting to ask ourselves “What have we gotten ourselves into?” and “How are we […]
- Nuts and Bolts of Opening Our Second BakeryFebruary 24, 2017 - 12:03 am
Things have been progressing with our expansion of the Noe Valley Bakery to a second location. Last month I shared a bit about the process of getting our loan, and the options I discovered along the path of securing financing. But now, with the loan in the bank, our attention is turning from grand scale […]
- Lay The Foundation To a Great Small Business LoanNovember 20, 2016 - 5:22 pm
Raising money for a loan can feel both daunting and difficult. I should know — I’m in the middle of raising a round of investment for our second location Noe Valley Bakery West Portal Once we signed our new lease, the truth of what I had done sunk in: I had a very limited amount of time to […]