One of the most critical decisions you’ll make is who to bring onto your team. Hiring the right individuals can propel your business forward, but many business owners are unfamiliar with hiring strategies. Financial considerations also play a crucial role in this process, and understanding how to leverage financial data can be the key to making smart hiring decisions.

To guide you through this journey, we’ve curated a series of five podcast episodes that delve deep into the intersection of finance and hiring. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, these episodes offer invaluable insights that can transform the way you approach hiring for your business.

How To Overcome Hiring Fears To Grow Your Business – Ep 165

How To Overcome Hiring Fears To Grow Your Business

Next up in our hiring series is the dos and don’ts of hiring. With almost a decade of experience as a CEO, host Danielle Hayden is the perfect person to guide business owners through the hiring process, from the first step of understanding their numbers to evaluating the impact of new hires. In this episode, she shares personal experience and client stories to highlight the importance of embracing a CEO mindset, overcoming limiting beliefs, and taking charge of your business.

How to Protect Your Business When Hiring Employees – Ep 164

How to Protect Your Business When Hiring Employees

It’s time for your business to start hiring, but what do you actually do next? In this episode, CEO Danielle Hayden presents The Ultimate Hiring Checklist to help business owners prepare for hiring employees. From drafting contracts to creating operational procedures and company insurance, she walks through the specific steps business owners should take in order to ensure that employees succeed and their business is protected. Plus, Danielle doesn’t gatekeep information — she shares her favorite tools and best advice on payroll management, HR handbooks, and building a company culture.

The 4 KPIs You Need to Track After Hiring – Ep 163

The 4 KPIs You Need to Track After Hiring

So you took the leap and started hiring in order to grow your business or lighten your workload. But now’s not the time to sit back and relax; it’s vital to your business’s success to monitor how hiring impacts financial performance. As we continue this hiring series, host Danielle Hayden outlines the four KPIs business owners need to consider when assessing the efficacy of their hiring decisions: revenue per employee, percent of sales, net profit and overhead rate. She details how to track these key indicators and then analyze them, ensuring your business continues to thrive with the addition of new hires.

Can You Afford Your Next Big Hire? – Ep 162

Can You Afford Your Next Big Hire?

Is hiring the best growth strategy for your business? In this episode, Danielle Hayden explores this critical question to provide business owners practical methods to evaluate if their business is ready to expand and strategies to grow their team effectively. She shares the Kickstart Accounting Inc. framework to help business owners assess whether they can afford to hire, how to budget for new hires, and take into account the often overlooked costs of hiring. Danielle also goes over the steps to take if your business is not profitable, and therefore, not ready to make new hires.

How Much Revenue Do You Need to Hire? – Ep 161

How Much Revenue Do You Need to Hire?

Hiring can be intimidating for business owners, but it’s a crucial step in the business growth journey. In fact, not hiring could be holding you back — both in business and your personal life. During this episode, CEO Danielle Hayden answers the following questions: How can business owners determine when to start hiring? What are the 3 types of people they should hire? What is the business owner’s role in their business as they expand their team?