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What steps are required to open a LLC Staffing & Recruiting Agency (Business)?

Veteran

Jeffrey Ratchford Conyers, GA

How to develop Business Plan.
How to acquire funding/financial backing.
Steps to acquiring business licenses.
Steps to securing clients.

3 December 2019 3 replies Small Business

Answers

Advisor

Nancy Quartey Palo Alto, CA

Hi Jeff,
Have you considered looking into franchise options? There are many different staffing/recruiting business models that are proven, successful, and replicate-able. They run the spectrum from home-based to brick and mortar, general or specialty sectors, etc... If you'd like to learn more, I'd be happy to talk to you. Let me know if you'd like to schedule a conversation.
Best,
Nancy

Advisor

Jennifer Polhemus Santa Monica, CA

Your questions are huge. I suggest you step back and list the community's needs and how you would fill them (differently than other offerings). This visioning process is often skipped over, and the truly successful small businesses in today's economy spend some time at this crucial step. And it could lead to a business plan eventually.

Then determine all the reasons for doing this alone (rather than working for someone else). Again, don't skip this step.

And these processes should be WRITTEN in order to be worthwhile. THEN you can move ahead to a business plan if that is the right direction for you. Self-employment is so hard, so I admire your enthusiasm, but ultimately want you to thrive, which is why I suggest these steps.

If you have a passion for recruiting or career development, our society needs good people filling those roles!

And why an LLC? Maybe you have already taken this step, but it does require extra paperwork and often extra fees.

Feel free to post more questions!

Advisor

ACP AdvisorNet Staff New York, NY

Hi Jeff,

Thanks for posting your question to ACP AdvisorNet! Sorry it hasn't been answered yet. For now, I recommend that you head to the Community Feature: https://acp-advisornet.org/community/advisors. There you can search for advisors with small business experience to private message.

I already found a couple that might be able to help answer some of your questions.

https://acp-advisornet.org/community/r4np3n/D-Emmanuel-Smith

https://acp-advisornet.org/community/t4xgz9/Michael-Harrington

You may also want to check out an organization called SCORE. They offer free business mentoring and education services. Here is the webstie: https://www.score.org/

I hope that helps get you started! Let us know if you have any further questions.

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