Essential Employees Your Business Needs!

Two of the focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. Depending on the kind of business you’re running, a key to its success is hiring the right employees. The following contributed post discusses the types of employees your business needs and is entitled, Essential Employees Your Business Needs!

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There are a lot of things that go into making a business truly successful. Everything from clear planning to the right levels of investment are necessary to ensure that your business succeeds. However, there’s one thing that your business needs above just about everything else. That thing is the right people. You might be the head of your business, the driving force behind it. But without the right employees, you’re never going to be able to actually turn your plans into a reality. With that in mind, here are just a few essential employees that your business really needs.

IT

The modern world is one that is run almost entirely on computers. Thanks to the right of computers, smartphones, and high-speed internet, many businesses look completely different from the way that they need even a decade ago. Because of that, you need to make sure that there are people in your business who know exactly how to handle the various challenges that can arise when trying to manage the IT of your business. Otherwise, you run a very high risk of making any problem even worse than it needs to be, wasting huge amounts of time, money, and productivity in the process.

Drivers

When your business gets to a decent enough size it becomes necessary to bring more of the various elements of your business in-house rather than outsourcing them. One of the most common things to start handling in-house is the logistics of transporting and delivering your products. Of course, to do that you’re going to need great drivers. The best thing to do is to contact a truck driver recruiting agency to make sure that you’re finding the best people. This kind of job is simply too important for you to not bring in the most reliable employees possible.

Marketing

One of the most common mistakes that a lot of business owners tend to make is that they assume that marketing isn’t going to be that much of a challenge. And on the surface, it looks pretty simple but thanks to the rise of the internet, digital marketing has become a massive force in the business world. Digital marketing can often be so complicated that it can be kind of overwhelming. That’s why having a dedicated marketing team in your business, even if it’s just a small one, is so important. After all, even the best business can’t survive if no one knows about it.

Of course, it’s not just a matter of finding the right employees who will do the job properly. You all need to think about what your responsibilities are. If you’re not taking proper care of your employees then you run the very serious risk of them becoming frustrated, resentful, and even burning out entirely. You need to make sure that you’re providing them with all of the help and support that they need. Remember, you need them just as much as they need you and only by creating that kind of balanced relationship can your business truly thrive.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.