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Remote Hiring Should Be Seen As An Investment In Your Business And Life

Business owners don't understand how extremely important it is to get their remote hiring system right. They take hiring for granted when they should be focusing on it as their #1 priority in their company. It is everything, it is an investment in your long-term business and life success.


Getting hiring wrong can put your entire business in jeopardy. 

Speaking from personal experience, picking yourself off the ground from a failed business takes years, dedication, and another level of drive.

Any successful business is built on a solid foundation that is constructed over years of hard work, and dedication. But before all of that, you need to get the hiring right. Because without great employees your business will fail.

Culture plays a massive role in the success of your hiring strategy. Your company culture and the people who work for you will determine whether your business is a success. The right balance of people can help you learn, grow and thrive as an individual, and as a company.

Culture is the most important aspect of any business. Hiring the wrong team, or company culture will make you collapse and although failure is part of the journey to take your personal development to the next level, it is not a fun road to go down and is much harder the second time around to get your business to the level it was before you start hiring the team.

Hiring a bad employee could put your company and personal life at risk. It will start affecting your cash flow, giving you sleepless nights, and resulting in you working around the clock to constantly put out fires. It will ultimately start filtering into your personal life.

Business owners need to take hiring more seriously, they need to understand the importance it plays in every element of your life and business. It is not an easy task, it is one of the most difficult and is why most businesses collapse. The best way to ensure success is by developing a repeatable, proven process that gets you to hire quality people with the skills and experience your company needs.

As a business owner, you need to see hiring as an investment and do everything in your power to ensure that you get right from the start. New hires are the most important investment your company (and life) can make. Get it right from the start and save yourself time, money, and heartache.

The choices we make today affect the rest of our lives. We are shaped by our decisions, yet we are never able to fully anticipate the consequences that these decisions will lead to. One of the worst things you can experience as a business owner is making a bad hiring decision. If you have no proven strategy to help you find great employees and make strong hiring decisions, those decisions will ripple through your business and personal life for years to come.

  • You will be on call 24/7 to put out fires, clean up, and fix the mistakes of your bad hires.  
  • You will waste time trying to fill seats and problem-solve when you should be spending it growing your business.
  • Bad hires will eat into your business profits, which starts to affect every part of your life - including your personal life. When you lose money in your business, it affects every element of your life, including holidays and family outings.
  • The worst thing that can happen when you hire the wrong person is the death of your business. This could mean the end of a dream, or it could mean that you lose years of hard work and sacrifice.
  • Closing your doors also means the team that does work hard in your business will be without a job, and their families will suffer. It's not just them, your family will suffer too. You will no longer be able to enjoy the things you always used to take for granted when you had a steady paycheck coming in every month.

I have been there when I decided to scale my business before it was ready and hired someone who ended up causing so much damage that I had to let my whole team go and start again.

The problem wasn't that we didn't have the tools or systems in place, it was that I didn't stick to them. Don't make the same mistake I did, systems are the foundations, heart, and soul of your business. They are the road to success. 

I hope after reading this blog it will change your perspective on the importance that hiring plays in your business and in every element of your personal life. Hiring is an investment in the long-term success of your business and the defining factor for the happiness in your personal life. Mentoring is imperative if you want to grow your business.

Smart business owners understand they need help in the elements of their business they are unable to accomplish themselves. Every business owner should be seeking mentoring from people who have been there and are able to help them take their business to new highs, there is no difference when it comes to forming proven remote hiring systems within your business. 

If you're struggling to get remote hiring right in your business, our free course is the perfect place to start. You'll learn the basics of how to develop your remote team. Join here: https://www.hiringmethodsimplified.com/basicsremotehiringaccess

Until next time I am wishing you peace, happiness, freedom, and success. 

Shannon Teague, CEO of Scaling Up Simplified. 

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