If you’ve hired more than a handful of people, you probably know that terrible sinking feeling when you start to realize that your new hire might not be the right person for the job. The costs of making the wrong hire are big ones; you’ll generally end up spending large amounts of time and energy rectifying the problem – not to mention the opportunity cost of not having the right person in the role while you’re fixing it. And you’ll likely start asking yourself, “What could we have done differently to avoid this?”
While hiring will never be an exact science, there are ways to minimize hiring regrets, and avoid the finger pointing from your coworkers. At the Fast Track blog by Intuit QuickBase today, I talk about five common hiring regrets and how to avoid them. You can read it here.