We're talking today about when to hire. How to make the decision to hire someone and what to do before you even think of posting a job ad or clearing your schedule for interviews. It’s not as sexy as recruiting and hiring, but if you are someone who loves planning… well, maybe this is even sexier than recruiting, who knows!?
Show Notes: YourBestManager.com/55
Here’s the thing. Hiring someone isn’t cheap, it isn’t easy, and it doesn’t always make your problems go away.
But when your team is falling behind and when opportunities seem just out of reach, hiring someone can seem like a quick fix and just the thing you need!
As a manager, though, it’s not just your job to manage the people you have. It’s also your job to make good decisions about when, how, and who to bring onto your team.
So to help you with this decision-making process, I’m going to present 10 questions that you should ask before you make the decision to bring on a new employee.
These are the questions that the best managers answer before they even think about their recruiting strategy. These are the questions that when they aren’t answered lead to SO MUCH wasted time and sometimes… well, often, wasted money. You miss these questions, you could actually hurt your business and your team.
Here are the questions: