How Hiring Can Be So Stressful and Why It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way
Most people hate–with a capital “H”–hiring help. It doesn’t matter if it is a part-time or full-time assistant. The whole process, if not carried out correctly, can be emotionally and financially draining.
The problem is that most people hire by the seat of their pants. That’s right, most people have no clue on how to do it.
Now I know there are a great deal of programs and classes out there that teach you how to hire. I have taken most of them. The one problem I see is that most of them don’t go deep enough for my satisfaction on what to do before you hire.
There are all kinds of personality tests, charts, numbers, rewritten questions and surveys on what you should do, ask or put your prospective new hire through, but how many of those put you through the ringer first?
Before you even think of hiring someone, you need to put yourself under the microscope and figure out if you really need to hire and what exactly you need to hire for.
Inspecting your own process
Now I know you’re crazy busy and you just need someone to help you with your work. That’s fine and all, but are you “crazy busy” because you need someone or because you don’t have your business automated the way it could be? You don’t have systems that create consistency, and you don’t put out fires before they happen by implementing protocols that would save you time and stress.