A Counterintuitive Approach to Hiring Your Support Team with Erika Macauley

Do you want to know how to start making hires for your business?

I asked my online business manager, Erika Macauley, to join me on the show today. She came into my business at the end of 2020, and she is just amazing. She gets more done part-time than some full-time team members I’ve had in the past.

Today Erika is going to give you a counterintuitive approach to hiring your support staff. She’s walking us through the order in which you should hire support staff, what it costs to hire people in roles like OBM or VA, what to include in your job posting and all kinds of other important things to know.

Erika is a systems slayer, chaos coordinator, Trello evangelist and pretty dang good at whipping the back end of businesses into shape. She’s an OBM, integrator, and project manager who works with 6 and 7-figure creative business owners to get her Type A brain wrangling all their amazing visionary ideas into actionable outcomes.

On Today’s Show You’ll Learn: 

  • The difference between support staff roles like OMB, VA, integrator, etc.
  • Signs that you might need an integrator or OBM
  • What order you should be hiring in
  • What it costs to hire people in these roles
  • How to make hires when you’re on a smaller budget
  • Where to find people to hire
  • Some examples of what to include in your job posting
  • Things your support team wishes you knew
  • How to get things flowing more smoothly
  • The importance of clearly defined roles

Hopefully, this simplifies the hiring process for you and helps you to see what your next steps might be as you grow your team.

If you’re an online course creator, coach, or maybe you have a membership, and you are already having consistent $5K months, but you’re not sure how to take your business to the next level, I have news for you: what you think is holding you back is not what\’s holding you back.

What you need is a cohesive growth strategy, personalized coaching, group coaching, support, and accountability. That is what I\’m offering in my Accelerator coaching program. It’s open, and it’s application only, so go to www.rickmulready.com/accelerator to learn more and apply.

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