Outsource! You Can't Do It All Yourself - Small Business Solutions from Denise O'Berry

Outsource! You Can’t Do It All Yourself

As the economy improves, so does the outlook for small business. That may mean you’ll find way too many things to do and not enough time for you or your staff to complete them. Or maybe you’ve been solo for a while and have decided your business is growing enough to need help.

What do you do? Hire full or part time employees? Outsource to an independent contractor?

Before you decide, take the time to define the position. Create a job description. What do you want the person to do? What are you willing to give up total control over? What level of experience or education must the person have? Documenting the responsibilities of the position will help you decide. And it will help you hire the right person the first time.

Consider the IRS’ 20 point checklist when determining employee vs. independent contractor. A checklist can be found at Accounting Partners

About the Author Denise O'Berry

Hello! I'm Denise, Your Strategic Partner -- Let me guess. You bought into the hustle, hustle, hustle vibe and now you're on the brink of burnout. You keep setting your alarm for earlier in the day, but don't gain anything from it -- except bleary eyes and frustration about how little you've accomplished at the end of the day. I get it. I've walked in those shoes and they aren't a good fit for anyone. Let me help get you where you want to go without all the stress and frustration.Click here to learn more.

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