Hiring the Right Staff for Your Small Business

Growing your small business can feel daunting and risky, making hiring the right staff paramount.

Taking something you’ve spent so much time perfecting, from business plans to product development, to now handing part of it over to an employee or team. Ensuring you assemble a group of people that share your vision, passion and commitment is key to the success of your business.

While the process may seem daunting, we are here to guide you through every step, providing insights, tips and strategies to help you make well-informed hiring decisions that align with your business objectives.

Hiring the right people easily creates a positive work environment, boosts team productivity, and contributes to business success. We understand the challenges that small business owners face in a competitive job market which is why we have curated this list to equip you with the tools you need to begin growing your company.


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  1. Begin by evaluating your business’s financial stability and ensure that you can afford the costs associated with an employee, including salary, benefits, and taxes.
  2. Consider the long-term commitment of hiring and whether you’re able to sustain it.
  3. Clearly define the roles and responsibilities of the employee you intend to hire. Determine the specific tasks they will handle and the skills required for the position. This will help you to make the right decision when it comes to hiring.
  4. Try different strategies to attract suitable candidates. Leverage your existing network, advertise on relevant platforms such as job boards and reach out to a recruitment agency.
  5. Be prepared to check a large number of CVs and conduct interviews quickly. By using a recruitment agency, you’ll only receive qualified candidates – saving you lots of time!
  6. During and after the hiring process, communicate clearly with your new staff member. Set goals for their performance and growth within the company. Provide training and support to help them settle in and align with your company’s values and objectives.


Why use a recruitment agency?


Why choose Twenty2?


How to find staff for your small business?


Let us help you explore your next steps toward effective recruitment and retention.

Get in touch with our team of experts if you’re looking to grow your team and take your business to the next level.

Twenty2 operates across the East Midlands and Staffordshire areas, specialising in the Finance, HR, Accountancy, Legal, Sales and Marketing sectors.


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