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Am I Ready to Build a Team?

You’ve heard the cheesy phrase, “There’s no I in team” but we disagree. Here you are…you, yourself, a team of one. You started with a vision, you put in the good work, you wore many hats, and now you have created an unbelievable...

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10 Must Ask Interview Questions For Hiring

Deciding to hire an event assistant is a big step in your business. One piece of hiring that can be very nerve-wracking for both the business owner and the candidate is the interview!

How do you know what questions to ask that will give you a solid understanding of whether or not someone is the right fit as an event assistant?

Having been around the block for hiring, especially hiring wedding planner assistants, we’ve narrowed it down to 10 must-ask interview questions for hiring event assistants. Let’s dive in!


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Independent Contractors vs. Employees

There’s a super thin line between what makes someone an independent contractor or an employee, which can make it really confusing when you are determining between the two. So how do you decide who to add to your team?

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You'll find resources to help you BUILD YOUR TEAM, WORK LESS, AND MAKE MORE AS YOU GROW YOUR BUSINESS. we hope these resources will help you on your journey of building a team, and that you'll reach out to us if we can provide additional support.  Enjoy!

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Running a service-based business can be so much fun, but it can also seem harder to scale. Many service providers when first starting out get the impression that because you’re offering a service, that means it’s impossible to scale. However, scaling a service-based business is absolutely doable! There are 5 methods of scaling and growing […]

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Deciding to hire an event assistant is a big step in your business. One piece of hiring that can be very nerve-wracking for both the business owner and the candidate is the interview! How do you know what questions to ask that will give you a solid understanding of whether or not someone is the […]

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As a wedding planner, there’s only so much you can do alone, so you’re likely looking at hiring a Wedding Planner Assistant! Here at The Abundance Group, Ashley is the owner of The Simply Elegant Group, one of the largest wedding planning companies in the world with a team of over 40 employees across 9 […]

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Being a wedding planner can be a super draining career, especially once you start becoming booked to the max! Planning for a team is inevitable (and a little tip of the day: we recommend doing so when you’ve reached 30% client capacity). One-half of The Abundance Group, Ashley, is the founder of her own wedding […]

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Your coaching business is doing awesome! For all intents and purposes, you’re having little to no trouble finding clients. Your marketing efforts are definitely paying off, and now you’ve reached the point in your business where you feel it’s time to scale. Whether it’s because you’re completely overbooked and need about 15 more pairs of […]

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One of the most common questions we get from creative business owners who are thinking about growing a team is, “But how do I know if I’m ready to build a team?” This is the very first mindset hurdle you need to jump— figuring out how (and even IF) a team is right for you and […]

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So you think you’re ready to scale your wedding business, start outsourcing tasks, and eventually grow a team (even if small but mighty)? Doing so usually sparks one of two feelings for a business owner: extreme excitement or terrorizing fear. You’re either ready to get someone onboarded now so that you can stop doing that […]

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Just the thought of having to manage a team can be super stressful. Sure, one or two team members doesn’t seem like a lot, but what about when your team grows? It’s important that you’ve set up the systems, tools, and apps you’ll need to streamline team management now before it becomes too overwhelming. Luckily, […]

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For the past four weeks, we’ve been diving into different methods for finding new talent to add to your team. So far, we’ve covered how to find talent using LinkedIn, Facebook groups, and Instagram, and today we’ll be completing this series with a fourth and final method… Your website! Of course, you can use your […]

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When you think of the process of putting your position(s) out there and finding potential talent to add to your team, Instagram might not be the first place you imagine turning to. Places like LinkedIn, Facebook, or just your own website are more likely to pop into mind, but that doesn’t mean Instagram isn’t also […]

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Once you’ve established what roles you want to hire for to add to (or start!) your team, you probably are wondering, “But where do I find these people? How do I put the word out that I’m hiring?” It might seem like yet another tall, stressful hill to climb, but in all actuality, it really […]

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Deciding to bring a VA into your wedding business can be both exciting and scary. Maybe you’ve been so used to doing this business thing on your own that you’re unnerved at the thought of someone else taking over certain processes. Or perhaps you’ve just been building a team without any sort of clear process, […]

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