Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
Hiring someone can be a complex and time consuming process. It is also riddled with red tape, legal obligations, and can be a very expensive exercise if done incorrectly.
That is why we compiled this ebook – to guide you through your first (and second, third, fourth, and fifth) time – so you are able to make an informed, quick decision.
Download it now and let’s begin.
"Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you."
- Warren Buffet, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Introduction To Finding Your First Employee
Question One: Do You Really Need Someone?
1.1 When Is The Right Time?
1.2 Benefits of an Employee
1.3 Signs That The Time Is Now
Question Two: What Do You Need Them To Do?
2.1 Where Do You Need Help?
2.2 Tasks vs Time?
2.3 Ensuring Performance
Question Three: How Do I Find Them?
3.1 The Job Description
3.2 Where To Look
3.3 Pre-Screen and Interview
Question Four: Are They The Right Fit?
4.1 Potential vs Qualifications vs Experience
4.2 Ask The Right Questions and Measure The Right Metrics
4.3 Due Diligence
Question Five: What Legal Stuff?
5.1 The Employment Contract
5.2 Government Dept. - Revenue Services
Since 2007, Gareth has had the ongoing privilege and opportunity to rub shoulders with top national and international CEOs and C-Suite executives, political, social, and civic leaders. Many of these he has interviewed with a focus on gaining insight into and first-hand accounts of real world, practical leadership and management processes and practices.
He continues to share what he gains from these research conversations in various public forums and settings, consulting projects, and as an author where his writing has appeared in various regional and national publications.
Future CEOs™ was conceptualised on the back of this, during a two year volunteer service sabbatical in the poverty stricken townships of South Africa.
And Gareth now runs Future CEOs™ on a full time basis, where he focuses on the advancement and expansion of the organisation’s impact, initiatives, and projects.