Do you really need to hire?

About three months into our journey Sumting Fresh reached a point where we started thinking about getting more hands. There was just the two of us and we were increasingly overwhelmed with the jobs we had to juggle and it was putting our business in danger. The decision to start hiring was one of the toughest we had to make.

Andrew Leeuw

You may be tempted to do things on your own for as long as possible. However, the best strategy is to only do everything for as long as it’s profitable. Learning when to delegate and how to focus on what is most important is one of the toughest challenges for any self-starter. Take the two-minute survey below if you are unsure about whether you need to hire.

If the survey shows that you may not need to hire soon it is still worth your time to know what to expect when that moment comes. The next part will discuss how to think about the first job you should hire for.