Recruiting top talent for your small business doesn’t have to be difficult if you develop and implement good processes and systems to hire right from the beginning. The average cost-per-hire is $4,129, while the average time it takes to fill a given position is 42 days, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) […] The post The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Top Talent for Your Small Business appeared first on SmallBizClub.
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Hiring your first employees can be a daunting task for any small business owners. 63% of recruiters find it difficult to find suitable candidates for their company’s open positions, and small business often struggle to compete for qualified candidates. The process of job hunting is changing, knowing what applicants expect can help you find the […] The post Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing appeared first on SmallBizClub.
We all have blind spots – things you don’t see despite your best intentions to observe the world changing around you. In business, these can quickly take you off the growth track, even as you work harder and harder. In my role as startup and small business advisor, it’s my job to help you see […] The post 10 Leadership Blind Spots That Stunt Business Growth appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Well, you may not be alone. Many executives and managers have made the mistake of using the financial and sales forecast to plan and execute hiring of new employees—so that they could be trained and up to speed when the demand arrives. The balance between preparedness and cost Although hiring early does add to overhead […] The post Have You Made the Mistake of Hiring Too Soon? appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Of course, I’ll tell another harrowing story here. But first. An old friend, Dick Tanaka, gets credit for the 18-month rule. He observed that the process we follow to be humane in our handling of under-performing employees, manage the risk of future lawsuit, finally then move to separate the employee, define the open position, recruit […] The post The 18-Month Rule and a Harrowing Tale appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Let’s imagine that you have an idea for a startup. You have conceived an application of a very-important-for-you-sphere, which will help people do very-important-human-things. Back-end developers will help you with the technical component of the project. However, you need to make a candy. The product needs to be wrapped in a beautiful package. So, who’re […] The post What Does It Mean to Be a User Interface Developer? appeared first on SmallBizClub.
When entrepreneurs hang out their shingle and open their doors for the first time, their heads are bursting with pressure. They are pulled in many directions and pushed by many factors. Self-employed though they may be, they find themselves answering to agencies, vendors, and customers. Those first days can shape the business’s direction, and too […] The post Bad Business Practice: 5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Wrong appeared first on SmallBizClub.
The majority of businesses in the recent FT 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies are technology businesses. They may not all list as technology companies but certainly looking through the list – Deliveroo, Thermondo, Carwow and Smarkets, to name a few – most are built and operate on digital platforms or utilize digital technology […] The post Coping with Growing Pains: 5 Tips to Scale High-Growth Businesses appeared first on SmallBizClub.
See if you’ve ever had a first day at a new job that went something like this: You spend a half hour or hour with someone in HR, signing papers. The person gives you a company manual and may go over a few essential rules. You meet up with your supervisor and walk around greeting […] The post Why You Need to Upgrade Your Onboarding and How to Do It appeared first on SmallBizClub.