Sometimes, owning a business can be feast or famine. In hard times, it is all hands on deck. Then, you must closely watch every controllable input in order to weather the storm out there in a harsh economy. On the other hand, when business and your industry is booming, it may become tempting to hire like crazy and a lot of times this may be dangerous as employees that aren’t the right fit may find your way into the organization, and add quite a bit of damage and toxicity in their wake.
You may want to consider the tried and true advice of hire slow, fire fast. That way, it will force you and your team to reflect on what qualities actually matter. You’ll also make sure there is the right cultural fit, and to hire only when absolutely necessary. Take the time to thoughtfully reflect on hiring and firing to make the best work experience for all – learn more about how to properly hire slow and fire fast in the visual deep dive below: