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So, You Want to Start a Business?: 8 Steps to Take Before Making the Leap by Charles F. Goetz, Edward D. Hess

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Chapter Nine. How Do You Find and Keep Good Employees?

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People will be a big challenge.

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What employees want.

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Hiring for fit: focusing on values, drive, and motivation. Hire people who want to work hard to get ahead.

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Doing your research when hiring—asking questions, checking references, and hiring everyone on a trial basis.

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Creating a positive atmosphere for your employees.

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The importance of employee buy-in and playing to people’s strengths.

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Instructing and training your employees and promoting from within.

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Setting clear expectations of both ...

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