I’ve heard it said that if a major corporation makes a bad hire every once in a while, it’s no big deal, but if a smaller company makes a bad hire, it can create chaos, affect the productivity of the whole company, damage the culture and potentially result in lost customers or lost sales.
What do I mean by bad hires, and how do we avoid them? As a business owner, it makes sense that you want to hire the best and brightest talent available, but we often settle for employees that aren’t quite the best and brightest. Or maybe they have stellar credentials, but it turns out they aren’t a good fit with the rest of our team. Read more »