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Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner - Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner EPISODE 3, 13th January 2016
Stress-free People Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs
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Stress-free People Management Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Do you get frustrated by people management problems? Does it take more of your precious time than you'd like?

Hiring, firing, promotions, raises, performance reviews and an overwhelming number of employment laws can make your head spin and stomach churn. But, it doesn’t have to be like that.

Tune in as host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner welcomes human resource expert Ann Close who shows you a smarter and easier way to keep on top of people management issues and nurture your organization as it grows.  


  • What does employment-at-will mean?
  • When does a start-up need employment advice for better people management?
  • When should a small business bring the human resource function in-house?
  • What is the biggest HR challenge small businesses face?
  • What should be in an HR Game Plan?
  • And more


Ann Close is a certified Professional Human Resource (PHR) professional with more than 20 years of experience who works with start-ups and small businesses to give you the big picture perspective on the steps necessary to meet compliance requirement, how to apply best human resource practices, and to reflect your company culture and values.

She is the HR Game Planner and the Managing Member of Close HR Connections, LLC, an HR Coaching/Consulting Firm who supports your evolving HR needs on a fractional basis. As an HR generalist, she can assist with the creation of an Employee Handbook, hiring your next employee, reviewing your current benefits plan, conducting your first performance review, or terminating an employee.

Ann is famous for her local HR 101 classes and passionate about helping you develop defensive strategies to tackle compliance issues, offensive strategies to build your dream team, special team strategies to distinguish you as the leader in your marketplace.     


Contact Ann at Close HR Connections, LLC

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