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Finding Super Employees [Infographic]

Written by: Sandra Lewis

As your business growth begins to accelerate and reach ‘take off’, the time arrives when you need to start delegating, so that you can focus on the things that matter most to strategic growth.

When you calculate what your time is worth in terms of opportunity cost, it quickly becomes evident that hiring support is a real priority. Yet many business owners make a critical mistake at this junction, which stifles growth and affects reputation.

You see, as long as you were taking care of key functions like customer service yourself, you could ensure that quality was maintained. Now, even through it’s a $25 per hour task which can easily be delegated, unless you are able to delegate it to someone that has the same passion for your customers that you do, handing off the task is going to impact the way customers experience your business. You need talent, you need it now, but you can’t afford to compromise.

Finding ‘super’ employees isn’t easy, particularly the kind that small businesses need – team members that can wear multiple hats, that are flexible, and willing to stick with it during periods of uncertainty and discovery. It takes a lot of time, effort, and can be incredibly frustrating. That’s why many businesses turn to Boldly for a turnkey solution, either as a temporary measure while they recruit their own ‘in house’ employees, or as an effective, low risk, long-term solution.

We created this interactive infographic, to help you identify the qualities you need in effective, reliable, trustworthy employees that you can delegate to – with tips on what to look out for when you interview. These are the same qualities that we use to recruit all of our Boldly assistants.

Boldly’s team of ‘business grade’ assistants—covering admin, customer service, marketing, and design—are the closest thing to a ‘super’ employee you’re likely to find this side of Krypton! And they come with the backing of our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Updated on March 8th, 2018

About the author: Sandra Lewis is the Founder and CEO of Boldly. She's passionate about helping Businesses, Organizations and Executives increase productivity and move their work forward with the right skills and resources. Setting an example of the efficiencies gained working remotely, she’s been leading her entire team on a virtual basis for the past decade.