Posted by 2013-11-13 03:26:13
Title: Hiring family /working with family member I have a medium size business and just hired my Sister to...
It sounds like both you and your sister have taken a significant leap in this new working relationship. Based on the information provided, your sister is adjusting to mid-sized business life having come from larger corporations. At the same time, you have taken on a new employee who comes with all of the additional emotional ties that family brings.
Hiring family is complicated. Your work relationship is a new dynamic that includes your wife who likely is not as involved with other staffing concerns. Your sister may feel like she needs to justify herself to your other staff to feel that she is succeeding on her own merits.
In the end, it really comes down to two key questions: