Overwhelmingly, media coverage of team building, hiring, training, etc. is often geared towards the issues faced by HR at Fortune 500 sized companies. Even when it’s positioned as advice for small business owners it is often coming from an executive or consultant working primarily with giant corporations. We think it’s far more relevant to hear from small and medium business owners who have successfully grown their businesses – and so we asked some very talented folks to tell us the stories of their initial hires and the struggles and lessons they can share.
The more Farm to Temple begins to scale, the more I truly understand how important it is to build a solid team. In the beginning, I did everything completely solo- which was fine given I had barely a handful of clients. However once I decided that I wanted Farm to Temple to become something much bigger, the clientele grew and I knew I would have to grow my team as well. Read more>>
I was the first employee hired to start Dynamik Interiors. A previous client reached out to me about the opportunity of heading up a new interiors studio. I took a shot and it payed off! Its a lot of work starting a studio from scratch and finding the right people to build the team with when everything is new. Read more>>
I was the only person at the company at first. I knew I had to build the proper foundation to scale the company, but I was looking for more than just skillset and experience. If you genuinely want to build a successful company, you must think long and hard about culture from the beginning. Read more>>
This was the best topic for what I’m currently facing , in my business which is staffing and hiring dependable staff. I have been in business almost six years. I started very small out my home and just making food k would charge people for.Since those days I have added more revenue for the event industry. I had the idea to be the one stop Shop for any client needing assistance with corporate or personal gatherings. Read more>>
Finding the right team for your vision is like dating- you may work together for some time and even create some memories and projects together, but if communication or intentions are not aligned you have to know when to move on. Good chemistry with your team especially when working on something as intimate as music is seriously important. Read more>>