Episode 291

How to Hire Employees for Your Business

March 1, 2022

Once you know what things to consider before hiring someone for your business, how do you actually make your first hire? In this episode, Emily and Corey of the Being Boss team continue the discussion on how to hire employees for the first time. They cover everything from job listings to interviews to trusting your gut instinct. Listen as they cover creative and effective tips you can use when hiring for the first time, and where you can find support.

Episode Transcript
"In most cases, you’re not necessarily hiring for the best skillset; you’re hiring for the best personality and shared chemistry."
- Corey Winter

Discussed in this Episode

  • The difference between full-time vs part-time employees
  • What qualifies a business owner to hire a full-time employee
  • Tips for hiring contractors
  • Creating a job description and where to announce you’re hiring
  • Pros and cons of hiring within your community
  • DEI concerns about job listing availability
  • How you can make sure someone can follow instructions during the application process
  • Questions you can ask during the first interview
  • Trusting your gut when it comes to making the final decision

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