Jack/ General Business

Choosing the right business advisor is a serious decision that can affect a business. You would like to hire someone who is experienced,competent, and has expertise and integrity. You can talk to the people like your attorney, your banker, your insurance agent and other such advisors that you have to reach at the right decision.

The importance of confidentiality: An advisor is a privy to really confidential information about your business. It is of utmost importance that the bonds of confidentiality are discussed in detail with your advisor. Make sure you keep the confidentiality agreement ready to be signed.

The non-competitive policies: The advisor must be willing to sign a non-competitive agreement whereby he will refrain from offering any advice to the direct competitors of the company. The general advisor refrains from offering any help to the competitors not only during the time of agreement but after it as well.

Level of confidence:You need to get hold of a person who is as passionate and confident about his work as you are about your business. This factor of confidence also figures in the relationship between you and your advisor. Your general business advisor is someone that you work in close connection with. Both of you need to have confidence in each other to work successfully.

There are several firms that deal in this arena of business. You can look through the internet to get the contact details of several of these companies and talk to them individually before reaching a decision.