People skills are one of the most important skills you can get hold of in life, especially as an entrepreneur. In business, we deal with people all day, every day in the form of our spouses, customers, employees, competitors and also regulatory authority. Admittedly there are diverse types of people, however at the core of our beings we all want the same thing and would behave in a certain way under certain conditions.
Congratulations! You have gotten to the stage where you need extra hands to keep things going smoothly in your business. As your startup gets bigger, the need arises to bring on people to join your team and it’s important to think about not only the kind of person you’re hiring, but also the role they’ll play in your growing business. In the few months when I worked as a Human Resources Administrator at a Startup one thing I realized quickly was the difficulty startups face in attracting and retaining the best people for the job.
Many things go into recruting a person to fill a role in your organisation. It goes deeper than just roles and responsibilities. A Job Analysis template will help you think deeply about the role you want to recruit into.