Episode #1183
When to Hire for Experience
October 27, 2019

In episode #1183, we share everything you need to consider when it comes to hiring someone who is still learning versus someone who is experienced. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, so it’s all about looking at the specific role you want them to fulfill. Some positions lend themselves more to one or the other. Tune in to hear more about which candidates to hire for executive, marketing, and SEO functions! 

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:25] Today’s topic: When to Hire for Experience. 
  • [00:29] Hiring someone who is learning versus someone with experience.
  • [00:54] Experience is invaluable when your business is in the rapid growth stage. 
  • [01:19] Why, when it comes to executives, you should always prioritize experience.
  • [02:07] Past mistakes: waiting for people who you think have potential to learn on the job.
  • [02:52] Considering RIO and the employees you want to hire when you are new. 
  • [03:21] The pros and cons of getting younger people on board (hint: this can lead to high turnover)
  • [04:05] Considerations for hiring someone for marketing and SEO. 
  • [05:22] That’s it for today!
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