Home About Us Our Clients Pricing & Options Resources Order Articles FAQ's Blog Contact Us

Hiring Additional Employees: When is the Right Time?

Hiring Additional Employees When is the Right Time

Workforce management is one of the primary tasks of a manager or business owner. To run your company without hitch, you need to have the right number of workers at all times. It’s important to know when to increase your workforce. Keep reading to learn helpful tips.

Tip #1: Determine If Your Company is Experiencing Growth and Expansion

The first step towards determining whether or not you need additional employees is to consider if your company is experiencing growth. A typical example of growth sign includes increased sales, more business partners joining the company, the customer care reps are working non-stop, and so on. These cases are sign that your present workforce may be overworked and would need additional hands.

Also, if you add new product lines or additional services to the existing ones, then you will need more employees for the growth. This is also the case when you open new business locations. When all of these happen, sit back and consider whether you should hire more full-time employees, or contract outsourcing partners, or a mix of both.

Tip #2: Determine What Type of Skill You Need to Hire

When it is certain that your business or company needs additional hands, the next step is to find out what type of skill you want to hire. Would you have need for specific skills? If the current employees do not have the right skills for the new project, or you are short of employees with specific skills, go ahead and take the necessary step.

You must do what you have to do to meet clients’ requirements and demands. You must display effectiveness and efficiency. For instance, if your new line of service requires knowledge of a specific technology, do not delay in hiring an expert for the task.

Tip #3: Check If Your Current Employees are Over-worked

If your current employees are working long hours consistently, you may need to hire more employees. When employees are overworked, diminishing returns will set in as a result fatigue and excess stress. Quality will drop and before long clients and customers will start complaining.

So, before it gets to the point where your customers will start turning away, you should recruit more people to help lighten the workload for your current employees. In fact, in some cases, you can outsource a whole department if need. For instance, you may find out it is more rewarding to outsource help desk than hire additional customer reps in-house.

Finally, if you no longer have time to strategize on gaining competitive advantage, it’s time to hire more people. It only means you have become busy with non-core activities. This could be because of shortage of workers to handle those non-core business functions.

Daven Michaels is a New York Times Best Selling Author and CEO of premiere global outsourcing company, 123Employee. The company employs hundreds of young bright individuals on three continents. His International event, Beyond Marketing Live! Inspires entrepreneurs to build & grow their business with revolutionary new theories and systems allowing them to design the business and personal lifestyle of their dreams.

One Response to “Hiring Additional Employees: When is the Right Time?”

  1. Thank you this was very helpful and informative ??

Leave a Reply

123 Employee
About Us
Our Clients
Pricing & Options
Order Articles
Contact Us
Employee Referral Program
Job Openings

Join Our VIP Newsletter!

Enter your name and email below
Copyright -123Employee, LLC- All Rights Reserved | Contact Us | Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS)