Praise for People Power
“The heartbeat of every great company is its people. Scholley Bubenik proves that hiring and managing the best doesn’t have to break the bank. Follow the practical advice in People Power and you are sure to build an impactful organization.”
Jill Griffin, author, speaker and long-time Luby’s/Fuddruckers Board Member
“If you are an entrepreneur with a growing company, be encouraged. Scholley Bubenik has written the handbook for hiring and managing the people you’re going to need to grow and prosper. People Power, drawn from her decades of
Jay Coughlan, Former CEO of Lawson Software and author of Five Bold Choices
“People Power is exceptional. Wow, this is a must-read for anyone who is dedicated to the people side of their organization that really want to move from the current ‘cowboy wild west’ environment of hiring and develop a smart, effective workforce strategy. Scholley is masterful as at hiring and managing people, and she filled her book with exact steps to follow from how to find and bring in new people, leveraging current talent, and the bigger picture. As a business owner herself, she knows what is needed for businesses to succeed.”
Suzyn Skaggs, Founder of Solara Sales & Leadership
An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Managing Human Capital
By Scholley Bubenik
So, you’ve taken all the risks, stepped out on the ledge, and started a business. Now, it’s prospering and you need more people to help you build it. You don’t have millions of dollars to hire a VP of HR, but you still need to have all the answers and wisdom that a highly paid professional would bring.
Enter Scholley Bubenik, and her book, People Power: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Managing Human Capital (October 1, 2018). Bubenik is not only an expert with decades of experience, she is an entrepreneur herself and fully understands the challenges of hiring people and building an engaged workforce.
Her message is both informative and encouraging. She lays out in detail the necessary HR strategies in a simple and easy-to-follow way. There are also exercises and forms to guide the reader through the process. “My hope was to take the fear and trepidation out of the HR function for entrepreneurs,” she says. “The whole idea of hiring and managing a team can be daunting, but I don’t believe that it has to be.”
People Power addresses the issues that all growing businesses face regarding human capital, including:
- The Hiring Process
- Training and Development
- Employee Retention and Engagement
- Managing Risk
Whether the reader is a business owner or just starting their career in management or human resources, the information in this book provides much more than the basics of HR and will give every entrepreneur the tools and knowledge to effectively plan strategically and win.