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Finding the Right Employees for You at the Right Time

By December 13, 2012June 11th, 2021Technology News

People who work at your company play a gigantic role in the success of your business. When you start up your business, finding the right people for the right jobs at your company is the first challenge you should try and conquer. Your employees are going to have a huge influence over what your company’s image is, so finding the right team should be your first priority. Here are a few places to start your search.

Network

Go to meetings in your industry and get to know the people that attend them. Just attending those meetings can help you find the right people for the job, but at the very least the people there may have some excellent recommendations. After you’ve found the right candidate or two for the positions you have open, make sure your pitch to them is exciting, because otherwise they may turn you down on the spot.

Lure from Other Companies

Maybe you have your eye on someone at another company that you’ve been after for some amount of time. Lure them into your company by offering them fringe benefits. Make if you’re looking at a certain social media expert because you like how a competitor runs their Facebook page, you can offer them flexible hours or extra vacation days at the end of the year when they perform at your standards.

Referrals

Ask other people in your niche, or those you already have working for you at the office, if they have any referrals. Ask people you trust, and it’s likely they’ll have at least a person or two they can recommend for a specific job. People are often friends with people in their own fields, and they also have a decent grasp on the quality of work you’re looking for.

Chris Forte

Chris Forte

Chris Forte, President and CEO of Olmec Systems, has been in the MSP workspace for the past 25 years. Chris earned his Master’s Degree from West Virginia University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He was a past member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a current member of the New Jersey Power Partners and Executive Association of New Jersey, where he has previously served on its board of directors. In his spare time, Chris enjoys traveling with his family. He also admits to being a struggling golfer and avid watcher of college football and basketball. He currently lives in Boonton Township, NJ with his wife, two daughters, son, and black lab Luna.

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