#AvoidingHiringMistakes - For Small Businesses

RAIZOR'S EDGE  |  Podcast , ±19 min episodes every 1 week, 4 days  | 
Entrepreneurs know that the cost – both monetary and risk – of hiring the wrong person is much higher in a small business than in a big one. But how can you avoid making expensive hiring mistakes? In this #AvoidHiringMistakes podcast series, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz shares the lessons he has learned over 30 years of hiring new employees for startup to mid-sized businesses. He offers insights on common pitfalls, best practices and bringing out the best in those you employ.

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05
MAY

6/10 - Metrics Of Employment

Hiring does not have to be such a guessing game. As an entrepreneur, you can put metrics into place to help you make better decisions. In this #AvoidingHiringMistakes podcast episode, Allon Raiz talks through hiring and management metrics you can easily implement in your business to get better results from your hiring process.
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21
APR

5/10 - Deliberately Designing Your Recruitment Process

Less experienced entrepreneurs who haven’t had the privilege of being burned by previous mistakes tend to make very common recruitment errors, says Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz in this episode of our #AvoidingHiringMistakes podcast series. By deliberately designing a recruitment process, you are less likely to make some of these mistakes and more likely to be successful in hiring suitable staff while also reducing the likelihood of your new recruit leaving too soon. Allon talks us through how to think through the design of your recruitment process.
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24
MAR

3/10 - The Under-Appreciated Power of Role Descriptions

In this #AvoidingHiringMistakes podcast series, Raizcorp CEO Allon Raiz discusses the evolution of his relationship with the formal job description and why it is such an important tool for the scaling entrepreneur. To illustrate, he takes listeners through the process that Raizcorp uses when creating a new job description or revisiting an old one. His view is that descriptions must be as full and comprehensive as possible, and include qualifications, characteristics and skills. Creating this type of job description not only helps the entrepreneur to think through exactly what type of role is needed, it also informs the training of the employee.
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09
MAR

2/10 - Avoid Knee-Jerk Hiring

As entrepreneurs, we shouldn’t allow our egos to dictate the number of people we employ. Hiring for the sake of hiring or because we have a problem right now can come with costs relating to profit, efficiency and unnecessary complexity – costs that most businesses simply can’t afford. In this episode, Allon Raiz urges entrepreneurs to take time to explore and consider multiple options before making the decision to create a new role. Allon explores those options with the listener.
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23
FEB

1/10 - Hiring In A Deliberate Way

In the first episode of our #AvoidingHiringMistakes podcast series, Allon Raiz advises entrepreneurs to be very conscious and deliberate when hiring new people. Too many entrepreneurs make the decision to hire too lightly without considering the huge cost in terms of time, money and other pressures, not to mention the additional costs should the new employee turn out to be a big mistake.
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