Xero makes small business software, used by 2 million+ subscribers.
Hiring tips for beginners
Many things can affect how you hire – including the type of help you need and the package you can offer.
Are you hiring for someone with specialist skills?
Allow extra time (and budget) for the recruitment process.
Do they need to be full time?
Offering part-time or flexible hours can help attract more candidates (plus it may be less expensive).
- What kind of package can you offer?
Run a budget to check what you can afford. Can you also offer flexibility or benefits?
What’s it like being an employer?
Ever wondered how hiring an employee will change things? Here’s what small businesses say:
of UK microbusiness owners do payroll themselves
of US employers have made a payroll mistake at least once (SurePayroll, 2019)
of Australian employers say the best thing about hiring is creating jobs for people
of Australian employers have invested their own money to pay employees
How work is changing
A 2020 Xero report found that half of small businesses were planning to use online tools that enable remote working. Small business advisors agree it’s worth considering if you’re hiring office workers.