Org Development/Human Capital

Have a Director of Benefits interview tomorrow. They are a start up and went from 100 employees to about 4000. I'll have to create processes, implementation, file 5500, track loans, etc.. Cont

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Good luck! Throw an on site and virtual benefits fair in your presentation, if they haven't done one before.

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Good luck! You got this! Companies that grow quickly may be lacking for processes and controls so you could maybe speak to implementing something there. Could also make sure they are efficient as possible by automating and using services offered by providers. Also, given their growth, wonder if they have evaluated their program to make sure it’s providing value to their much larger employee base (has diverse options) and drives desired behavior. Lastly maybe there are opportunities for cost efficiencies since they are bigger - self insured/stop loss changes, better pricing with vendors.

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Also bring up the big picture, IT integration angle. Even though it is a startup they should make sure they are considering HR tech/SaaS options as a whole that integrate with finance and save time doing things manually. Do your homework and show broader awareness of the HR software market.

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Ding ding ding

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Give me pointers, tell me what to sell them on... How would you present and what plan would you present to nail the job? FYI, I have already a plan of what to say, just looking to share experiences to see if I missed something... Help a sister out.

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I totally agree with your statement, these items are a true misses for startups.

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Ask them about longer term growth plans as well. While they may need you to put controls in place for a 4K company, if they grow at a rapid place, what you put in may not work in a couple of years. Better to plan for some flexibility

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