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Should You Hire Friends or Family? #2294
November 30, 2022

In episode #2294, we discuss whether or not you should hire friends and family. Regardless of the size of your business, hiring someone from your inner circle can be complicated! Ultimately, it comes down to making the right business decision for your company, not your relationship with any one individual. Tuning in today, you’ll learn the importance of setting expectations upfront, what is at risk if hiring a friend or family member doesn’t work out, and why transparency is key, plus so much more!


  • [00:20] Today’s topic: Should You Hire Friends or Family?
  • [00:24] Why setting expectations upfront is key.
  • [00:39] How to focus on who is the best fit for the job, not your personal relationships.
  • [01:56] Examples that illustrate the importance of defining your outcomes.
  • [03:08] What is at risk if hiring a friend or family member doesn’t work out.
  • [03:28] Why we don’t suggest hiring family unless you have a big organization.
  • [04:00] The importance of transparency.
  • [04:15] That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe!
  • [04:19] Go to https://marketingschool.io/live to learn more!


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