Ask any entrepreneur about the biggest challenges in scaling their businesses and they will probably tell you that hiring people can be tough. Hiring is critical for any organization, but can be especially important in a startup business. It’s why the founders of many startups hire people they already know and have worked with in the past. But to grow, you need to hire people who bring new skills and experience into the business. So what do you need to look for to guarantee the people you hire are the right fit for your startup now, and several years down the line? Firstly, you need to find team players, people who can bring their skills and knowledge to any task or project, to help achieve those big goals. Secondly, you need good collaborators, people who are happy to work with their fellow employees to innovate and get things done. If you hire the right people for the job, your business has a better chance of growing and thriving. So, when trying to find that perfect new hire you should be lazer focused on finding a team player with a proven ability to collaborate.