The topic of “Would you hire your friend?” came up recently with one of my colleagues. Apparently, we are not the only ones who have addressed this concern. A simple search on Google using the query, “Should I hire my friend?” brought up 12.3 million results. If you asked me, I would answer “no” without any hesitation. If you look through the first few Google query results, you will find a mixture of “yeses” and “nos.” Rather than adding one more article to Google’s pile, I’d
Many people think that they need to hire people for their team because they are buried with work. I have the privilege of working with different business partners to build their company and team. So, I am constantly learning from different industry leaders and business owners thoughtful questions they ask themselves before making a hire. Below are some of my findings: 1.) Do you have enough work and budget to make this hire? Have you built a business case around your hire?