Business planning - helpful questions (IV)
Forth set of questions:
What's the hierarchical structure?
How many employees do you need and in what departments?
What are the main requirements and skills of the needed staff?
What are the per-requisites and the criteria for the selection of the employees?
What are the roles and responsibilities for each position?
What salary could you afford to pay in connection to their tasks?
How can you motivate the staff to be more productive (like bonuses)?
What's your organigram for now and where do you want to reach in 5 years - departments, number of people, positions, etc.?
What is the profile of the staff for each position - education, competences, previous experience, etc.?
What initial/further trainings will they need?
Who and how is the recruitment and selection being done?
For which position do I need an employee and for which I can collaborate with external third parties?
Organisation and management
What are the activities that need to be covered - acquisition, marketing, sales, accountancy, HR, etc.?
Which of these I can do and which I need to externalize?
For which should I get employees and for which collaborators?
What internal procedures would I need to make each department work without my presence (establishing the flow of each activity)?
How do I intend to communicate - internal, with partners, with clients, etc.?