By now you know that a bad hire is also bad for business. When it’s all said and done, a bad hire can cost your small business at least $25,000, according to Career Builder. After, you’re left once more with an open spot to fill, costing you more time, money and resources.
At some time in the life of a small business, the owner starts to hire intelligently. That moment is about the same time that the business starts to succeed.
Before you spend time, money and resources on new hires, shouldn’t you know what type of person you’re investing in? After all, just one person can make or break your small business.
We’ve talked a bit about how much hiring mistakes can cost your company. However, being too afraid to make a staffing decision can also cost you valuable time and good candidates. What to do? Consider using a staffing agency to help solve some of your manpower issues. Staffing agencies allow you to hire employees for […]
Sometimes the ideal candidate is difficult to find. No one seems to have quite the right combination of hard skills, soft skills, and sunny side up skills (egg humor). Should you settle for a less-than-ideal candidate? Buyer beware. While hiring a mediocre candidate might not seem terribly problematic—especially if the hiring process has become long […]