Up until now, you’ve run your small business on your own. As time has gone on and you’ve seen your success—and workload—increase, you’ve reached a tipping point and realize it no longer makes sense to do everything yourself. Congratulations on reaching this milestone! That, in itself, is a big deal. But before you take the leap and bring someone on board to be employee #1, you need to prepare. There is a lot to think about when adding an employee to your business model.
Take these 7 steps before you hire your first employee.