When planning for growth, one thing that will often weigh on a business owners mind is the question, “When is the right time to recruit new staff?” Do you wait until you land that big new contract and then look for the staff you need? Or, do you take the risk and take on the staff first, so when new contracts come you can cope with the upturn in business? It can be a tough choice to make especially when you need to balance factors like cash flow, training, productivity and the consistent quality of output. However, there are some things to consider which might make that decision clearer. Here are five questions to ask yourself to help determine whether or not you should be recruiting new staff. Are the skills you need for business growth being met?
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