Over the last 11 years, our Executive Search team at Collingwood have partnered with a lot of family owned businesses to help them achieve growth.
It is interesting to compare the dynamics of meetings we have with family owned clients against global corporates.
This articles suggests some great tips to consider before you decide to recruit family members to your business.
Should I hire a family member? Most entrepreneurs have asked this question at least once throughout their journey. This question is an inherently loaded, as the issue evokes thoughts and emotions surrounding an entrepreneur's family dynamic. I have recruited, interviewed, hired, fired, inspired and led team members over the decades as an entrepreneur. I have also had the experience of hiring and working with family members. In my experience, it's important to consider a few things before doing so.