Ever wonder how you make that leap and hire an operations coordinator for your online business? I hope this post will help you and guide you in choosing the right ops coordinator for you and your business. After all, not all operations professionals have the same zone of genius or specialize in the same areas. It can quickly become overwhelming to think of all the things to know what to look for not to mention when is a good time.
Below I’ve outlined some key questions to ask yourself and things to think about when considering hiring an operations coordinator to help you with streamlining the backend of your business.
Know Their Zone Genius
You should ask questions around their zone of genius or favorite parts of being an operations coordinator. You wouldn’t want to hire an operations coordinator whose main priority would be team management, but realize they don’t offer this service.
Ask them what their typical day looks like as an Ops Coordinator, what aspects of it they love, and their least favorite part. You’ll learn a lot about if they are the perfect fit or not based on their answers to those questions.
Find the Right Personality Fit
As an operations coordinator, I become the right hand for my clients. It’s so essential to make sure your personalities are a good fit to work together long-term. Ask yourself some key questions and really reflect on your answers about who is right for your business:
- Do you thrive when someone is holding you accountable?
- Are you very easygoing?
- Do you get overwhelmed by someone with a loud personality?
- Does this person align with your values? What are your brand values?
There’s no right or wrong answer to any of these questions, but it will help you determine, personality-wise, what it would look like to work with someone long-term. Most of the time, your operations coordinator, is involved in many aspects of your business, so getting along and working well together is pretty essential.
Let’s Work Together
My main love of being an operations coordinator is organization, systems, and project management. (I am a spreadsheet and data nerd haha.) If you want to learn more about me and think we’d be a great fit to work together, click here!