Human Resources

Creating Brand Ambassadors Within Your Business: This Week In Weddings – Episode 143

As a business grows, there often comes the need to grow your team and bring on employees. But how do you make sure that the staff you bring on aren’t just punching the time clock but are true representations of your company and brand? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast,…

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The Wrong Way to Fire an Employee: This Week In Weddings – Episode 134

If you grow your business larger than a company of one, you may find yourself in a situation where you’ve hired an employee that might not be a good fit. The theory goes that you should hire slowly and fire quickly, but if you need to let someone go, do you know how to do…

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Hiring 101 for the Wedding Industry: This Week In Weddings – Episode 126

If you’re growing your business, hiring employees is inevitable. But finding and hiring good people isn’t always easy. How do you figure out what you need in an employee and then interview for those skills? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with Katie Elder about some best practices…

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How to Work with a Virtual Assistant: This Week In Weddings – Episode 119

If your to-do list is overflowing and things just aren’t getting done, you might need help. But help doesn’t have to come in the form of a full-time employee. A virtual assistant could help with some of your back office tasks without the expense of an employee. In this week’s episode of the This Week…

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Growing and Training a Team: This Week In Weddings – Episode 88

Having a staff can certainly help you scale and grow your business, but bringing on employees is certainly not without its challenges. How do you find good people? And even more importantly, how do you train them to carry on your reputation and brand? Whether you already are leading a team or you’re just starting…

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Getting It Right With Employment Laws: This Week In Weddings – Episode 45

Independent contractors. Employees. Interns. Salary. Hourly. There is so much to consider when it comes to adding members to your team, and in this week’s episode of the This Week in Weddings podcast, we’re talking to employment attorney Caroline Harrison about the ins and outs about growing your team the legally correct way. About our…

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How to Have a Profitable Presence: This Week in Weddings Podcast – Episode 37

How your present yourself can affect how you’re perceived by your clients, potential clients, and wedding industry peers. Are you putting your best foot forward, not only with your appearance but also your body language and communication style? In this week’s episode of This Week In Weddings, we’re talking to image consultant Tara Hooper, owner…

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EPISODE 15: Building Your Business and Your Team

Featuring Jolie Oree-Bailey, owner of catering company Low Country Quisine, this episode of This Week in Weddings discusses the challenges and best practices for building a team of employees. About our guest:  Enjolik “Chef Jolié” Oree-Bailey began noticing that all social event invitations extended to her were prefaced with, “Can you make that shrimp salad” or “Can…

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