Great article dispelling some myths you need to take seriously if you want your recruitment strategy to succeed. Recruiting employees to join your business, integrate into your culture and deliver the outstanding performance you seek is tough and requires investment in your time and money.
I would recommend that you consider recruiting employees in exactly the same way as you would put a business case together to invest significant money in a capital asset. Employees are critical to your success and getting a hire wrong can be catastrophic.
Some of the most important decisions you’ll make for your startup involve the hiring process. You’ll be hand-picking the team members who will ultimately help you build your products, develop your infrastructure, and grow your business to the scales you envision for yourself. You have a pretty good idea of who you want to hire, and for what roles, but if you’re new to the entrepreneurial world, you’ll probably be influenced by preconceived notions and assumptions you didn’t even know you had.