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Each week we discuss how you can increase your profits, boost your sales, improve your processes & develop stronger teams. Each episode will provide an action tip you can take to help you level up your business and bring in more income.

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Mar 11, 2019


EPISODE 242 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast

Hiring that First Employee

In today’s episode:  It is always scary to hire that first employee. You wonder how do you know what to set up to make it legal, if you will find the right person, and what steps do you take once you find them?  

In this episode, we will take a look at all 3 of those buckets.  Here are some of the highlights we will discuss:


Finding the Right Person

   Don’t Settle - Start Looking Now even if not Hiring Now

   Company Culture over Experience

   Ask the Right Questions

          Stay away from personal questions

          Focus on the job

          Listen for the answer - Is it text book answer or from the heart?

          Get examples even if in other areas

   Build a Job Description so You know what to focus on & have them commit them to

         Don’t forget other duties assigned to help as you grow the job

    Trust Your Gut but Don’t Listen to Any Biases You Might Have

           If the little voice is going off, try and figure out why


Put the Right Stuff in Place

    How will you pay them? 

    You do payroll or use a service

    Setting up taxes, unemployment, workers comp

    If in doubt, check with a local employment lawyer or  HR specialist

       Better safe than sorry

    Have an Employee Handbook – you can add as you go

    On-Boarding / Training

       Use the Right People

   Set Clear Expectations from the beginning


Have an Ongoing Plan

Committing yourself to people development and your Own Leadership development


Let’s dive in….


QUOTE OF THE WEEK:  “You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world…but it requires people to make the dream a reality.” – Walk Disney



The Local Small Business Coach Podcast is for Local Small Business Owners who are tired of living job to job and want to get to $100,000 in personal income. Each episode we discuss how to increase your profits, boost your sales, improve your processes and develop stronger teams.







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