Hiring family or friends to work for you can be boon or bust

But it's not enough to go over expectations only during the hiring process, says Joseph Astrachan…

Georgia (Oct 11, 2010) — But it's not enough to go over expectations only during the hiring process, says Joseph Astrachan, executive director of the Cox Family Enterprise Center.

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Managers should meet with workers every six months to a year to minimize misunderstandings as the company grows and employees' lives change. Those regular conversations can dispel employee misconceptions such as "I'm your friend, so you'll just pay me a whole lot better than anyone else," or "I'm your brother, so of course you're going to understand when I take days off to take care of your nephew," Astrachan says.


 

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