Home / Articles / Attracting Non-Family Employees

Attracting Non-Family Employees

Attracting Non-Family Employees Image
  • Posted on 23rd Sep, 2022 02:01 AM
  • 1412 Views

Management, business - The Main Attraction - Entrepreneur.com

This story appears in the December 1999 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

It's true. Some high-powered managers love working for family-owned firms--especially when there's less bureaucracy and a warmer and more appreciative environment than in large, publicly held, -run corporations. But don't count on the "family effect" to be the only attraction. Rightfully, also have to show them the money.

The first way of doing that if you want to motivate and retain a key is to pay the market rate for the position. The analysis must go beyond a nationwide industrial standard. "You have to look into what firms in your area are paying," insists Ernesto Poza, director of The Family Program, located at Case Western Reserve University in . "You'd pay more for a CFO in New York, for example, than you would in Cleveland."

Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!

Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.

Entrepreneur Editors' Picks

Attracting Non-Family Employees View Story