Like a Boss, Part II: How to Hire Employees

Like a Boss, Part II: How to Hire Employees

https://youtu.be/zGuhWA8DEW0 So you’ve read Like a Boss, Part I. After considering our guidance and adding a dash of soul-searching, you’ve decided it’s time to hire one or more employees. Great! Now how do you do it? Lay the Groundwork Sure, you could just go ahead and hire someone, but it’d be much better to have a hiring system in place. Have you ever hired onto a company who didn’t seem to know what they were doing as far as onboarding? You don’t want to be that company, do you? Let’s talk about the kinds of systems you want in place,…
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Like a Boss, Part I: When to Hire Employees

Like a Boss, Part I: When to Hire Employees

https://youtu.be/uJ_Z4aEALcU So, your business is growing and you’ve already mulled over the options. Rather than (or in addition to) automation and outsourcing, you have decided that it is time to hire an employee. But before you do: be very very careful! Hiring an employee is a decision that carries a lot of gravity. What kind of gravity? Well, the second you hire someone, you’re committing yourself to a whole host of fair employment laws, payroll laws, and potential liability from your employee if things go sour. Even though most employees are not the kinds of people who would sue their…
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My Business Is Growing, HELP! (AKA: “When to Outsource”)

My Business Is Growing, HELP! (AKA: “When to Outsource”)

https://youtu.be/RypwFWrHtyM First of all, congratulations! We here at TL;DR are well aware that running a small business can be very challenging, and if your business is growing then it means you’re doing something right. So please, just take a quick moment to give yourself a pat on the back — we’ll wait. Oftentimes it can feel like it took such a long time to get that boulder-of-a-business moving, and then sometimes it feels like it’s rolling downhill too fast and you wish you could slow it down. However, turning down business can be a very bad thing if it isn’t…
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