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How to hire your first employee

Hiring Your 1st Employee If you've decided to take the plunge and hire your first employee, congratulations! It's a great step for your business. Here are the key steps to take once you've decided to hire your first employee. STEP Define the Job 01 What skills and experience will they need to be successful in the role? Will it be full time, contract, casual? Advertising: options What's your Employee Value Proposition? Why include referrals, online ads, LinkedIn, and should someone work recruitment agencies Pay: Is there an Award? What do your for you? competitors offer? .... STEP Interviews 02 Confirm a set of questions to ask each candidate so you have comparable notes. Download this interview guide for sample questions. Interview for technical, behavioural and cultural fit. You'll need to keep your interview notes for 5 years. Check It Out STEP 03 Before making a formal offer, it's a good idea to conduct reference checks. Reference If your employees will checks save you pain - have access to money, you must complete background checks. remember it is not what the referee says but often what they don't say. Make It Legal STEP Once your employee accepts your offer, you'll need several things to make it legal: • Legally compliant employee 04 The Victorian Government website details the records you'll need to keep. contract • Bank account details • Tax file number Superannuation • Workers compensation Before Their First Day Customise this New STEP Make sure you're organised and prepared for their first day, so they feel welcome. 05 Employee Checklist to prepare for your new team member. GIO Business Employee Matters Insurance Hub

How to hire your first employee

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