We don’t know about you, but there are about a million things we’d rather spend that kind of money on than to recover from the ill effects of one bad hire. So when we read about a survey of 2,494 hiring managers and HR professionals by CareerBuilder that found 69% of employers reported that their [...]
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and anew CareerBuilder survey on the cost of a bad hire. The survey also found that 69 percent of employers reported that bad hires lowered their company’s productivity, affected worker morale and even resulted in legal issues. Ugh!
Yeah, yeah. We know. Conducting proper background screenings is expensive and most companies these days needed that new hire yesterday. Does that make it OK to bag the screening process when a candidate looks, you know, pretty legit? Or maybe do a “light” background screening? In a word: No! Any bad hire is costly to [...]
After a very careful search, you’ve found a great candidate. Slam dunk! Yay, team! Everybody high-five and let’s get back to work, right? Not quite yet. New-hire negotiations require more than just an outline of what you plan to offer and a pen to sign on the dotted line. While some new-hires don’t really question [...]