Are you booked and busy? Congrats! This is a great milestone to reach, but it’s not a place you want to stay for very long. When you find yourself in this stage of business growth—i.e., you can’t possibly take on any more clients unless something gives—it’s officially hiring time. Again, congrats! You’re on your way from founder to CEO.
If the thought of hiring employees fills you with more dread than anything – you’re not alone. Clients ask us ALL.THE.TIME. how best to go about growing their agency team, because it feels like an easy thing to get wrong. But we’re here to tell you that hiring doesn’t have to be as scary as you might think or assume. We’re also here to tell you that you really shouldn’t do business on your own. And don’t forget—you get to choose your team!
When you’re ready to hire but don’t know which roles to prioritize, here are five positions to consider filling first.
And there you have it, our top reasons for hiring an agency team, plus the five employees you should consider hiring first. As you grow and scale your business, this list gets longer and you can start to hire multiple employees in certain categories, depending on your needs.
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