Perhaps you’ve finally decided to go ahead and start your own business, or maybe you’ve a winning idea that you know you can make a success of. It could even be the case that you’ve been manning your business solo, and now is the time to expand and grow.
Any start-up or new business needs to grow in order to succeed, and any growth naturally means that you’ll need to add to your team, especially if it has been a bit of a one-man show so far. To help you make the right choices, here are some ideas for your team selection.
The inexperienced expert
A lot of start-ups can have a small cash-flow problem in those crucial early days, so often you’ll find that start-up teams are quite young. It’s a win-win situation for both employer and employee though – you get someone that has skills you need, and they get all-important work experience.
Time management, money management, and administration are all important considerations in any business, including a start-up, so a good manager with administration skills is a must. They’ll help you to make your business more proficient and professional, and should keep it ticking along smoothly. Plus their time management skills will help everyone out.
If you’re on the scout for a new worker or two but have quite a range of roles and tasks, then employing an intern for a couple of months can help you to see if they’re a good fit for you, and if you’re the workplace that they’re looking for. It’s a beneficial situation for everyone, but just make sure you don’t keep them hanging too long on an intern’s wage – it’s an unscrupulous business practice.
In the early stages of a start-up, these 3 roles can really give your business a boost, so do consider them carefully.