Groupon’s latest hire of a former Google exec has brought “poaching the competition” to light in the business world (and in many, many headlines).
Poaching can apply to small businesses, too, particularly among social media and technology-related startups. As the economy improves, the competition for talent heats up.
When your business is growing, you need a solid base of the right people. Hiring an employee from a rival firm can mean bringing on someone who already knows your industry, your business, and can bring valuable new knowledge and possibly clients.
Here are some essentials from BusinessInsider.com to revisit when you’re ready to grab the top talent from your competition:
Follow that advice and poaching employees will be easier than poaching an egg.