Hire Your First Employee

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If you want to grow your business, you need help. This book guides you step-by-step through everything you need to make the decision to hire, find the right people and lead & manage your team. It's all here-the hard stuff like taxes and laws. And the stuff that helps make you, your employees and your business successful. Whether you're just launching your company or have been in business for years, if it's time to hire, you'll want this book to guide your growth. Finding and selecting the right employees
• How much to pay
• Recruiting & advertising
• Interviewing & choosing the best people
• Managing and motivating
• Becoming the boss
• Leading and communicating
• Personnel policies
• Training
• The red tape
• Payroll and taxes
• Salaries and benefits
• What's legal, what's not
• Worksheets
• Sample documents
• Checklists
• Success stories of people like you!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933895130
  • Publisher: Planning Shop, The
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 178
  • Sales rank: 750,424
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Entrepreneur, author, and nationally syndicated columnist Rhonda Abrams is widely recognized as one of the leading experts on entrepreneurship and small business. Rhonda’s column for USA Today, “Small Business Strategies,” the most widely distributed column on small business and entrepreneurship in the United States, reaches tens of millions of readers each week. She has written more than a dozen other books on entrepreneurship and her books have sold more than a million copies.

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Table of Contents

Section One: Making the Decision to Hire Chapter 1 The Time is Right to Hire!
Chapter 2 Scope Out Your Specific Needs

Section Two: The Nitty-Gritty--Employee Status, Labor Laws, Payroll and Taxes Chapter 3 Understanding Emplyee Status Chapter 4 Employment and Labor Law--The Basics Chapter 5 Managing Payroll and Payroll Taxes

Section Three: Your Policies, Benefits and Company Culture Chapter 6 What Should I Pay My New Employee?
Chapter 7 Design Your Benefits Plan Chapter 8 Paid Time Off, Personnel Policies and Your Company Culture

Section Four: Finding and Hiring the Right People Chapter 9 The Search is On--Finding Applicants Chapter 10 Interviewing Chapter 11 Making the Offer and Negotiating

Section Five: The First Day and Beyond Chapter 12 Day One: Start off Strong Chapter 13 Becoming the Boss

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