I won’t lie. Hiring is a stressful and expensive process.
Whether it’s a new employee, subcontractor or even vendor, each time you go through it, it costs you in many ways:
Here are 3 tips to help you find the right person:
Do you notice that when you walk into a fast food restaurant that you get consistent food and consistent service regardless of which location you are at? Buying a franchise typically means you will be given the processes to run the business – from where to buy the food to marketing to how to track financials. Everything is handed to you on a silver platter.
The key is to have systems in place to get consistent results. When we have defined systems in place, we will see the following benefits:
I confess, building systems is not an overnight activity. I wish that systems would magically appear at the wave of the magic want. The reality is it takes time and patience to build.
Here are 3 tips to help make it a success!
Everyone talks about the importance of setting goals both in your personal life and in business. Whether you’ve just ventured out on your own or you’ve been in business for a number of years and have a team behind you, setting goals is something you cannot ignore.
Goals are a roadmap that tell you where you are going and how to get there. Without them you may find yourself going in circles, not being able to prioritize, not knowing if your business is indeed successful, perhaps eventually giving up.
Here are 3 reasons why it’s important to have goals:
It’s really nice to be able to work in a team environment. Whether it’s looking for a business partner, hiring employees, or selecting sub-contractors, your team is an extension of your business and ultimately, a reflection on you as a business owner.
I have experienced the good and the bad. My goal is to share my experience so you can avoid stress along the way.
1. Hiring without a well defined plan
Hiring for long term growth is different than getting someone in to help with a temporary backlog of work. Training costs time and money. Make sure you clearly understand how this individual will contribute to the overall growth of your company.
Author - Nicki Chang-Powless
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