In this session, two craft business owners and their virtual assistants will share all of their best tips to help you hire and work with a virtual assistant.
A combination of increased demand, shipping delays, and the labor shortage coming out of the pandemic is causing craft companies to struggle with product delivery delays.
Whether you are hiring your first employee, or you already have a staff of hundreds, recruiting best practices are critical for your business. Strong recruiting practices have significant benefits for any organization.
Craft business owners who are looking to interview for a job should consider how to describe the business skills they’ve developed, which are often significant.
California’s AB5 labor law classifies most workers as employees rather than contractors, but for all small businesses, it’s a perfect opportunity to reevalute employment practices overall.
Use our quick-start guide to writing a job description to clearly communicate expectations to your future employees when hiring.
So often when we start our creative business venture we start out alone. We are the creative force behind the business, the chief cook and bottle washer, the lone ranger. And for a time, that is good. But as the business grows and becomes more successful, there is a shift. Time becomes more precious and you begin to worry about getting it all done.
There are steps you can take to maximize the chance that you’ll find the right fit when it comes to hiring and feel more confident about the process.
It’s important to communicate effectively with our clients. Speaking assertively means choosing language that sets us up for successful interactions.
Knowing the difference between an independent contractor and an employee is an important protection for yourself and your business.