Category: Hiring

How To Hire A Great Human Resources Manager

How To Hire A Great Human Resources Manager

People are the most valuable asset to your business and the quality and management of your staff can either make or break it.

As your business grows, recruitment and people management will become priorities you cannot handle yourself and cannot delegate to staff who do not have formal human resources (HR) training.

You will need an HR manager to oversee tasks such as recruitment, employee training and development, performance appraisals and compliance with best practices. And even more importantly, a great HR manager will contribute to strategic direction, promote employee welfare and develop a positive culture of work in your business.

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How To Hire A Great Business Development Manager

How To Hire A Great Business Development Manager

In the Nigerian business environment, business development is often confused with sales. Let’s clear up the confusion once and for all:

Salespeople sell, basically, but beyond selling products or services and driving revenue, a business development manager is expected to pursue strategic opportunities for business growth and build relationships.

Considering the demands of the role, the ideal business development manager should have: Continue reading “How To Hire A Great Business Development Manager”

How To Hire A Great Personal Assistant

How To Hire A Great Personal Assistant

You’re an entrepreneur, not a superhuman who can do everything without breaking down. Between running your business and managing your personal life, it is inevitable that you will burn out if you don’t have help. Help takes many forms, but one very important asset every busy entrepreneur should have is a dedicated personal assistant.

What will the ideal personal assistant do for you?

1. Screen your phone calls and emails, responding on your behalf when appropriate.

2. Organise meetings, attend them to take notes and ensure you are prepared for them.

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How To Hire A Great Operations Manager

How To Hire A Great Operations Manager

So far, you have done a decent job running your business. But now that it’s growing, you’re struggling to balance daily administrative tasks with more important decision-making processes, dashing from monitoring your staff’s performance (human resources) to managing payments (accounting) and maintaining your facilities (logistics) while a dozen other things suffer.

Stop, please.

It’s time to hire an operations manager.

And as you screen candidates for this important role, look out for:

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How To Build Your Company’s Social Media Team

How To Build Your Company’s Social Media Team

So you want you want to get on the bandwagon and put your business on social media? Welcome to the 21st century. Before you dive in and waste money, be sure you have the right people to develop an attractive online presence for your company. Follow this guide and it’ll be hard to go wrong.

1. Hire a Content Writer Who Can Actually Write.

Because every brand has a story that needs to be told with good grammar.

Look out for:

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