by Nicole Dominique Le Maire
In the bustling work environment of an early-stage startup, HR is sometimes a bit of an ad hoc operation: finance covers payroll, operations stores employee data somewhere, and office managers—gotta love ‘em—handle the rest. But once staffing reaches a certain critical mass, a dedicated human resources professional isn't just a want anymore. It’s a need.
Maybe you're an office manager tapped to take on an HR role, or an operations manager that needs to tune into talent full-time. No matter the reason, you're brand new to HR and need to know exactly where to go from here.