Habits of highly successful SMEs: Power in the people

For a small to medium business, choosing an employee can be the difference between a nightmare and success.

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It’s all about people

It is often said that small business is all about people, and the people you hire (and fire) can make all the difference to the success of your business.


Like many things in life, recruitment goes more smoothly with a plan.

Prioritise which positions need to be hired first by determining the importance they will have to your business and then write a detailed job description.

This description will help identify the experience and ability you are looking for.

Now you can advertise the position by using industry specific sites as well as broader websites such as Seek.com …

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