Starting a Business Series: Starting a Staffing/Recruiting Agency
The best routes to take are to research the process of starting a business as well as the industry you're interested in.
I recommend checking out the Small Business Administration
, Entrepreneur, Start Up Journal, Wall Street Journal & Nolo’s Starting a Business –
Associations may be a good avenue to explore. These organizations will address many of the thoughts, questions and concerns you'll inevitably have as well as many you haven't anticipated yet.
Research, research, research – this cannot be stressed enough. Read as much as you can about the industry. Here are some book titles that are relevant:
- Start Your Own Executive Recruiting Business by Entrepreneur Press
- The Complete Guide to Owning and Operating a Home-Based Recruiting Business: A Step-By-Step Business Plan for Entrepreneurs by Charrissa D. Cawley
- Entrepreneur Magazine's Start Your Own Staffing Service by Krista Thoren Turner
There are plenty of free informational resources out there. Here's just a handful: