Listen for ‘Thuds:’ Then You Know it’s Time to Hire
Fox Small Business Center, June 22, 2010
As CEO, my job is to guide the company’s strategic direction. I make sure we have enough runway and staff to execute our plans. Sometimes I think the hardest part of the job is actually the hiring. Clearly, some hires are obvious; but, in today’s market that is often not the case. There are many options that can add confusion to the decision of when to hire. Today you can use a consultant, outsource a function, or develop internal employees to take on projects and functions beyond their basic skill set. However, this blog is about hiring and a follow-up to my “Build the Road” post last month. Here are a few tricks that I employ to hire my core leadership teams. | PDF version.