FIRSTLY, EVALUATE YOUR CURRENT WORKFORCE

Most are likely to be doing an excellent job and achieving great results. They are contributing, collaborating, solving problems and coming up with innovative solutions to grow the organisation.


For those that will be arranging additional training and coaching or commencing performance management.

THE NEXT STEP IS TO REVIEW YOUR SECTOR

Generally, across healthcare there are many opportunities for growth.

IT CAN BE EXCITING TO GROW YOUR ORGANISATION

Equally it may not be. There’s a balance between becoming larger and assuming more risk.

THINK ABOUT THE NEW SKILLS REQUIRED TO GROW YOUR ORGANISATION

Those skills that will move you forward.

THINK ABOUT THE DIFFERENT ROLES

The team structure, the new management required, the additional expenses with new employees, the space required...

BE VERY CLEAR ABOUT YOUR STRATEGY FOR GROWTH

Has it been communicated to all stakeholders? Is everyone supportive? Are the resources available?

INTERVIEWING POTENTIAL NEW EMPLOYEES TAKES TIME

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