Being a small business owner has given me the opportunity to create employment for others. This opportunity has enriched my life is so many ways because I believe that my success is built upon my skills and my team. Through my business as I create employment for others I've also opened doors and been able to share my experience.
Knowing that as I become more successful that I will be given the opportunity to make those that I employ successful is something that makes me very happy.my employment has given stay-at-home moms and students employment. This allows them to take care of their families and themselves. I am so thankful to be able to create employment that helps others.
When is the best time to begin creating employment for others?
When your business gets to the point where you are in need of help this is an opportunity to create employment for others. After you have evaluated how much time you need the employee to work and how much you can afford to pay you should write out a job description. Do this for each position that you need filled. Make sure to research the various websites where you can find contractors in order to match their skill set with your needs.
What skills should you look for in potential employees?
Although there will be particular skills that you will be looking for in each employee there are also skills that every potential employee should have. Let's take a look at a few:
- Efficiency: You should look for efficiency in your potential employees. This ensures that they will get the job done and that it will be done in away that is productive. You can assess this skill through testing and/or a trial assignment.
- Computer/Internet Savvy: In today's workforce being computer literate is a must. And with virtual employees being able to use the internet skillfully should be a top priority. These skills can also be assessed through testing and/or a trial assignment.
- Timeliness: Although it's not always possible, life will throw you a curve ball, timeliness is really important. Being able to deliver tasks on time is a skill that is also top priority. Depending on how important the task is you could lose money or a client if an employee doesn't deliver on time. This is harder to access and you will probably have to work with the person for a period of time in order to conclude if they have this skill.
Why is it important to create employment for others?
It's important to create employment for others because this ensures that you are keeping your productivity at its highest. There is also the fact that in creating employment for others you are helping not only that person but society as a whole. You are contributing to the workforce which helps everyone. The reward you will feel knowing that you are helping someone take care of their family is worth the time you'll spend training and establishing a workflow.
As a business owner you are faced with many decisions every day that can make or break your business. As your business grows you will need help to keep the business running smoothly. When you have come to a place where you know you need to create employment for others do your research and remember that you are not only helping your business but others too. Tell me what you think of this post in the comments below.
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