Most hosting companies start with at least some staff. It’s important to understand your employment obligations when hiring and firing. Generally a local general practitioner can help you understand the basics of human resources law. While it’s important to understand things like your state’s anti-discrimination laws, it’s more important to know how you are required to compensate your employees and what you are required to withhold. Dealing with a tax lien for unpaid withholding taxes is a problem that is almost impossible to resolve.
You should also spend some time thinking about your management philosophy. While you’re focused on simply getting your business off the ground, your management philosophy will directly support your brand. This can be as simple as only hiring people who are friendly, or understand your support philosophy, or it can be more thought out.