1. Learn how you can get more out of your work week.
Break free from the
burden of ad hoc HR.
Over the years, the HR role
When you look at small
businesses in particular, you’ll
notice an interesting phenomenon.
It’s what happens to HR duties
when they’re not actually written
into anyone’s job description.
(Hint: The duties don’t just go away.)
We’re talking about the people
who take care of HR tasks in
addition to their primary roles in
They’re called ad hoc HR
20%of the workweek.
That’s how much aHRMs,
those not dedicated to HR,
spend on HR- related tasks.
All of which pulls them away from
their day jobs. That’s a massive
Who does the burden fall on?
CEOs, office managers, business
owners. Maybe it’s you.
of businesses with
between 5 and 49
businesses in the United States.
That’s 1.5 million
It’s a necessity of growing
businesses — but it can also be
stressful and confusing.
81%of aHRMs lack confidence
in handling their HR tasks.
• Performance and engagement
• Payroll and tax processing
• Medical and health benefits
• Employee development and training
• Retirement plan administration
Pretty much everything a
dedicated HR manager does.
So what’s the big deal?
For thousands of small businesses,
it makes sense to work this way.
So we’re not suggesting
you need to hire a dedicated
HR manager tomorrow.
But there are risks businesses
need to be aware of when they
entrust such important duties to
someone who lacks the proper
training and tools.
of aHRMs have no
formal HR training.82%
And it could be bad for business.
Businesses with aHRMs are far
less likely to offer health and
retirement benefits, which could
impact their ability to attract and
retain top talent.
And not everyone is happy being an aHRM —
only one in 10really enjoys this stuff.
Not to mention the distraction from
critical leadership tasks. If you’re a
business owner, you could end up
with the worst of both worlds:
• Key business tasks get neglected because
you’re tied up in HR red tape
• You struggle to gain confidence in
Ad hoc HR managers will continue
to pick up HR duties in most small
businesses, which can potentially
• Higher incidences of significant HR-
• Working longer hours to handle secondary
• Difficulty dealing with headcount growth
• Challenges with navigating compliance
rules associated with hiring, firing, and
performance management processes
Learn more about how to solve the aHRM
dilemma, allowing your business to grow.
Get the complete guide at adp.com/aHRM.
Embrace HR for a new day.
Imagine the possibility of doing more with your day and
growing your small business without added burdens.
ADP is here to help you do all that and more.
It’s time to rethink your approach to HR management.
Visit adp.com/RethinkHR or call 844-520-9667 for details.