So you have some promising candidates on your shortlist, you have sorted out how much you can afford to pay, what the “add-on” costs are, what equipment you need, potential start dates – could someone start next Monday if they were available to do so? If they give a months’ notice to their existing employer – are you ready for them to start then?
Do you have a training programme in place? A contract, a performance review process, an employee handbook? So now it only remains to carry out your interviews so that you can secure the right person to join you in your business.