How To Tell If It's The Right Time To Hire
Sure, there may be some tepid signs that the economy is improving. But it's still hard to know whether the time is right to start bringing on new full-time employees. "Caution is the word of the day, because there's so much uncertainty out there," says the author. That means looking at trends in sales and profits, probably for a three to six month period, to see whether there seems to be a sustainable uptick. And include close rates in your analysis, as well.