5 Tips for Hiring
Get it the Leap
Make Right the to Hire
Figure Out What
As a small business owner, you
probably have a lot going on. But
you can’t just hire a jack-of-alltrades.
So, pin down at least two or three
tasks and write a detailed job
Actively Recruit, Don’t
Posting on a national job website
may not bring in the desired results.
Instead, look for great candidates.
Turn to careers sites like LinkedIn
and CareerBuilder and sort through
a few résumés.
Ask other small business owners
and reach out for referrals.
Cover your bases and don’t leave
things to chance. Pre-employment
screening is not as expensive as
you may think.
A background check can cost less
than $25 and provides you with
peace of mind.
SurePayroll offers pre-employment
•Motor Vehicle Reports
•Behavioral assessments & more
Don’t Forget the
There’s a lot more to just getting a
desk, chair and computer ready for
a new employee.
Get to know the paperwork, like
forms to file and employer rules.
A few items to know:
•Get an employment identification
number (EIN) from the IRS.
•Have every employee complete an
I-9 for employment verification and
a W-4 for payroll tax withholding.
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Prepare a Few Policies
There’s no need to overboard
when starting off, but at least
determine items like vacation days,
sick time and a schedule.
At the beginning stage you won’t
need an IT policy and 50 pages of
rules, but give basics.
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