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Do You Want to Become Better at Hiring? Read This

One of the biggest goals for startup owners is to achieve growth and expand their company. When this so-long-waited moment comes, entrepreneurs face another challenge – hiring the right employees. It is tough decision when it comes to choosing the right person for your company, because the requirements for the right startup employee are different from the rest. Startup employees must be flexible, hard-working, talented, and inspired by your vision and your startup mission.

So, the ultimate question is: How can you become better at hiring in order to choose the right new member for your team, to save yourself time and to be confident in your choice?

Here you can find 15 inspirational quotes about hiring, which will help you to turn the important process of expanding your team into one very fulfilling experience.

“The competition to hire the best will increase in the years ahead. Companies that give extra flexibility to their employees will have the edge in this area.” Bill Gates

“The secret of my success is that we have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world.” Steve Jobs

“A company should limit its growth based on its ability to attract enough of the right people.” Jim Collins

“Often the best solution to a management problem is the right person.” Edwin Booz

“The smartest business decision you can make is to hire qualified people. Bringing the right people on board saves you thousands, and your business will run smoothly and efficiently.” Brian Tracy

“I hire people brighter than me and I get out of their way.” Lee Iacocca

“Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he’s hired to do.” Malcolm Forbes

“Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.” David Ogilvy

“Hire character. Train skill.” Peter Schutz

“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” Robert Bosch

“When you’re in a start-up, the first ten people will determine whether the company succeeds or not. Each is 10 percent of the company. So why wouldn’t you take as much time as necessary to find all the A players? If three were not so great, why would you want a company where 30 percent of your people are not so great? A small company depends on great people much more than a big company does.” Steve Jobs

“The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” Bill Gates

“People are not your most important asset. The right people are.” Jim Collins

“Do not hire a man (or woman) who does your work for money, but him (or her) who does it for the love of it.” Henry David Thoreau

“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” Lawrence Bossidy

─ May 27, 2015