Growing your business usually means bringing on key employees. Whether they manage your data, sell to your customers, or build your widgets, to be effective they need to meet your needs for that position. With all of the resumes hitting your desk, how do you choose the right people to add to your team? Entrepreneur contributor, Marty Fukuda, recently published a blog post on the 5 Essential Ingredients for Making a Smart Hire. One of his rules of thumb is to wait for the right person. Many business owners rush to fill a need within their organizations, which can lead to a poor fit in the long run. Taking the time to vet applicants for their skills, reliability, and ability to fit within your company culture will lead to a better hire. Training and then losing an employee is expensive! Finding the right match up front can save precious time and money. What rules of thumb do you use when searching for your next team member?