Hiring your first employee – an essential guide

by | May 26, 2023 | Blog

Ready to your hire your first employee? What an exciting time for you and your business…

But it’s likely a scary time too? Hiring your first employee is a big responsibility and you might be nervous about getting it wrong.

That’s why we’ve created this guide – it will talk you through everything you need to know so that you can hire with confidence including:

• The cost of hiring your first employee versus not hiring at all
• What research you need to complete before advertising your new role
• How to create an awesome job advert and what to include
• What to consider from an HR perspective when hiring your first employee
• The best way to shortlist and interview candidates
• How to formally offer your position to the lucky candidate
• What you legally need to do before making your first hire
• What HR documents you will need for your first employee
• How to give your new employee the best start

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