Recruitment can be one of the toughest parts of running a successful design agency. There are so many factors involved, and it's a big responsibility – especially when you're still a relatively small, new business.
You'd think it would be easy to recognise when more staff members are required for your agency. It's when you have more work than your existing team can handle, right? Not necessarily. Growing a team has a little to do with capacity, and everything to do with capability.
Success hinges on finding the right people. You don't want more of the same skills; you want to be able to expand the amount of work you can handle, while at the same time developing the type of work you do – and the way to do that is through smart management and team building.
Read on for six gems of advice to help you attract the best talent for your design agency – and keep it.