Small business owners have to wear many hats. One of the most critical roles is knowing how to hire staff. But it can be overwhelming to contemplate how to go about finding the people to help you run a business that’s so near and dear to your heart. Every small business is different, but there are some general principles that are important to keep in mind. Here’s a guide on … [Read more...]
Hiring a Team – Employee or Independent Contractor?
As a business owner, one of the first things we may do when we expand our business is think about hiring some help. This may be in the form of part-time or full-time employees, virtual assistants, marketing assistants, or others who work for us a few hours a week here and there. So how can we make sure we are categorizing these individuals correctly, from a legal … [Read more...]
How to Find the Right Employee for the Job
Businesswoman blogger Darlene McDaniel wrote a great post on Interview Chatter this week that cites five things managers should look for when trying to find skilled people to help run their companies.Â Of course, Darlene notes there are more than five things you should look for from prospective employees during the interview process, but she does a great job of highlighting … [Read more...]