In the world of professional sports, there are roles related to “sports medicine and training”.” The tasks and skill sets to fulfill these roles 30 years ago is significantly different than today with the advancement of technology and society. For the same reason, the role of Human Resources began as payroll, processing benefits, acting as an extension of the legal department and over the years has morphed into become a key player at the boardroom table in the strategic planning of an organization. Companies are now viewing their workforce as an investment with an expected return, not just an operational expense. Companies who are growing and want a competitive edge are placing emphasis on improving human resource practices. Advantage Bookkeeping and Business Consulting specializes in Human Resource Management for small businesses who don’t have an HR manager or department, may not have the budget for a permanent HR professional, however recognize they need and want to build and improve HR practices that will meet the future needs of the organization.