Bad Hires Are Realised Immediately

Saturday, 26th May 2018 at 9:11pm

According to the HR Director website, two in five businesses take just two weeks to discover that they have hired the wrong person, according to independent research.

In a study of almost 5,000 managers in 13 countries around the world, the most common reasons given were a mismatch of skills, under-qualified candidates and people found to be lying on their CVs.

Hiring the wrong person for the job can significantly impact an organisation. The top three consequences of a bad hire according to managers are increased workload for colleagues, increased stress on colleagues and lost productivity.

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