Tips on Successful Hiring for Interior Design Firms

When you decide it’s time to either start building your team or add to your existing team, make sure you do your homework! Be prepared not only for the search, but also for the onboarding once you have made the hire. It is worth the time spent as building a successful team will not only…

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How to Hire Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting

Are you aware of all that Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting has to offer and how to go about adding us to your team? Even if you have attended some of our events, either in-person or online, you may not be familiar with the many paths and programs that we offer. Whether you’re just starting…

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Hiring Employees Will Save You Money

To successfully grow your business you need to build a strong team.  And yet often designers have trouble letting go and question the need for a team. What would your life be like if your business kept growing, your profits increased, and you were to delegate some of what is currently on your plate so…

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Teamwork is the Ultimate Shortcut

I’ve frequently heard busy designers say, “if only I could clone myself.”  If only.  I admit I’ve often wished I could add more hours to the day.  I wish.  As the old song says, wishing and hoping won’t get you where you want to go.  You can’t clone yourself or add more hours to the…

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Ensure Success – Preparing For a New Hire

Photo Credit: Stark Photography You may often hear the comment “hire slowly, fire quickly”, and that is very valuable advice. But you also may feel that you don’t have time to “hire slowly” as you need help NOW. So how can you speed up the process and still ensure success with your new hire? Just…

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The Importance of Hiring A Great Photographer

Photo Credit: John Stoffer Just as designers feel that there is a great return on the client’s investment if they hire a professional interior designer, designers should also translate that into the value of hiring a great photographer. The importance of having high quality images to attract clients cannot be stressed highlight enough. What do…

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Are You Ready To Hire?

Photo Credit: Hayes Photography Deciding when and who to hire to grow your business can be challenging. While it can open up new opportunities, it also involves more expense and possible risks. There’s no magic formula for determining when you should hire, but there are certain milestones and proven practices that can help guide you.…

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When You Should Hire?

How do you know you are ready to hire? Are you (and/or your team) regularly putting in overtime? Paying overtime can cost almost as much as hiring a new member for your team, and that is just the financial cost. There is also a cost to the mental and physical health when your team is…

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When Should You Hire A PR Company?

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Photo Credit-@bakerbroductions Interior designers, because of the creative nature of their business, often tend to feel they are, or have to be, experts in every creative area – graphic design, website design, and even PR. When you are just launching your business, you…

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