The 5 Biggest Costs of Making a Bad Hire By: Steve Browne on May 25, 2016.
I love it when talent advisors and HR practitioners exclaim they’re in the field because “I love people!” It becomes interesting when you ask, “Does that mean EVERYONE?” Then you hear the awkward pause as someone comes to mind who makes them eat their words. Don’t get me wrong — I think HR should love all people, but we’ve all made decisions about hiring someone that unexpectedly went wrong.
The challenge in recruiting, sourcing and hiring people for your company is that you want a “win” every time. It’s a great goal to have, and one you shouldn’t step back from. The reality is that we’ve all made a “bad hire” before, and the impact of those decisions is far-reaching — particularly in a small business.
Though I don’t think anyone…