Hireology Blog - Insights for better hiring & HR


Fridays in the Lab: 3 Tips to Avoid Bad Hires

Posted by Erin Borgerson on March 29, 2013

There's two days each year where it's acceptable to scare the living daylight out of people: April Fool's Day and Halloween.

In this episode of Fridays in the Lab, marketing coordinator Erin Borgerson shares three ways to avoid being "fooled" by bad candidates. So this April Fool's Day, keep in mind bad hiring decisions can cost your company up to $50,000. 

Heed our warnings and implement interviewing techniques to ensure you only make the best hiring decisions.

Have fun pulling a prank or two on your co-workers!


interview scorecard, interview score sheet, scoring interviews, interviewing, interview help

Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.