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Checklist: How to hire your first employee

Our newly released We Create Jobs report reveals—startups create jobs! (16,376 on average per year, to be exact.) If you’re ready to join the job-creating powerhouse of entrepreneurship and need some guidance, then you should download this checklist right now.

Going through all the right steps when you’re hiring sets up your new employee for success, and your business. If you want your business to thrive, you have to have the right people in the right positions.

Download this easy-to-use checklist when you're ready to grow your team to grow your business—and want to make sure you're making all the right steps

  • Grow your team to grow your business

  • Fill out the correct tax and insurance forms

  • Connect with the appropriate offices in Missouri or Kansas

  • Reach out for additional support and guidance

  • Find the best possible candidates 

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