Running a small business comes with a number of challenges. One major challenge is finding and keeping good employees.
Here are some tips to help you out.
Hire for FIT
Personalities don’t change, but you can always teach knowledge and skill
Sometimes more experience can come with prior bad habits
Take your time with the interview process
Don’t let yourself become a training ground
As a small business owner, you cannot afford to spend the money to train someone only to have them jump to another job
Decide what role you want this person to fill, and then imagine your ideal candidate
Hiring someone whose strengths complement your weaknesses can be quite rewarding
Keeping quality employees
Show appreciation and respect
Encourage input and feedback
Identify and invest in high performers
Offer the ability to grow
We wish you all the luck in finding the right person to suit your needs.
Until Next Time,