Hiring new employees for your small business is an exciting process. Introducing some new ideas and new talent can bring the company the inspiration it needs to grow. But the process can be daunting and anxiety-inducing, too. Consider the following tips as you navigate the hiring process.
1. Write clear job descriptions
Many employers and hiring managers don’t take the time to write detailed job descriptions. This is a big mistake because you may attract the wrong people to apply for the position. The more specific you are, the more information potential employees will have from the job. This way, you’ll have a greater chance of attracting eligible employees to apply for the job.
2. Make your brand known
It’s important to make the company’s brand clear from the very start of the hiring process. People looking for jobs have a wealth of opportunities to apply to, so you can make your small business stand out by showcasing the uniqueness of your company.
3. Consider a group interview
If you’re building a brand-new team from scratch, you can bring in the people who will need to collaborate frequently and have them participate in a group interview. You’ll be able to assess how well they interact and cooperate with one another.
4. Be honest
We all know it’s important for interviewees to be honest about their employment history, character, etc., but it’s also highly crucial for interviewers to do the same. You should be transparent about the challenges and hurdles that the position will likely face. This way, the employee will be more prepared, and you will be able to better assess his character.
Be judicious about your hiring, however. Carefully think about how many people you will add and whether those employees will be full-time or part-time. Salaries are often a major expense for a small business and therefore impact cash flow.
If you run into cash flow issues, Biz2Credit can help. Small business finance experts are available to guide you through a variety of funding options, including SBA loans, traditional bank loans, cash advances, and business lines of credit. Contact Biz2Credit by phone (800) 200-5678 or online www.biz2credit.com.