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Hiring Your First Employee

Hooray! You've reached an exciting point where you're ready to bring on your first team member in your business.

Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs and all other gurus talk about about the importance of a team. So lets make sure you start off on the right foot.

This is your first hire, expect a bit of back-and-forth but here are some tips to to ensure your hiring process – whether for a part-time, full-time, or consultant position – is a breeze. Ready? Set. Go!

1. Identify Your Weakness:

  • Pinpoint the areas in your business where you could use a helping hand. Knowing your weaknesses clarifies what skills your new hire should bring to the table.

2. Clear Needs, Easier Finds:

  • The clearer you are about what you need, the easier it is to find someone who genuinely wants to tackle those tasks. Specificity is your hiring ally.

3. Embrace Morals, Values, Vibes:

  • Don't underestimate this - as you bring in another employee they are the first ones to experience the work culture you are about to create. Define the morals, values, and vibes you want in your workplace. This sets the tone for the work environment you're about to create.

4. Inspire Your First Hire:

  • Share your dreams and goals for your business. Let your potential hire see how they fit into the grand picture. Inspiration is key in making them part of your journey.

5. Discover Their Why:

  • Understand why they want to work with you. Find ways their personal goals align with your business. It's a win-win when they can live their dream while contributing to yours.

6. Master Communication:

  • Communication is the glue that holds a team together. Get a good grasp of each other's communication styles and work preferences. Understanding their work style is crucial for a harmonious fit.

Your first hire is not just about filling a position; it's about finding a teammate who complements your strengths and helps you grow. Use these tips as your hiring compass, and soon you'll be welcoming your first employee into a thriving work environment aligned with your vision. Cheers to the next step in your business adventure!

Remember its not what you do, but how you do it! Style supersedes everything! As always I here to help you get ridiculously loyal customers so lets get to it!


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