Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller, CPLP, PHR-CP is a business growth specialist with the Michigan Small Business Development Center, which is based at Grand Valley State University.


The top 5 HR headaches for small business

August 31, 2019
Admit it: Sometimes human resources can be a pain! Dealing with people, policies, procedures and payroll is often tedious and fraught with the fear of noncompliance. HR is sometimes referred to as “a necessary evil,” but it doesn’t have to be that way. Read More

How to stop hiring the wrong people

May 31, 2018
The conversation usually starts like this: “I recently hired someone, and they’re not working out. What are my options?” The business owner will then go on to tell me the saga of the person they thought would be a star player but turned out to be a benchwarmer. Read More

3 ways to build a positive culture in your small business

August 31, 2017
I often advise clients: If you don’t choose a company culture, one will be chosen for you. What does that mean? What exactly is company culture and why is it so important? Read More