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The Top Five Reasons Managers Make Bad Hiring Decisions

Posted by Erin Borgerson on June 27, 2013

bad hiring We all make mistakes - it's human nature. But when those hiring mistakes begin costing your company thousands of dollars, it's time to think things over. Is there an aspect of your hiring process you know needs to be overhauled? What about that new hiring trend you read about on ERE.net? Think it's worth trying out?

To help mangers recognize their hiring problems and adjust their processes, we put together "The Top Five Reasons Managers Make Bad Hiring Decisions." Highlighting the most common causes for poor hires, the guide starts by discussing the importance of time management throughout the entire process. Moving to recruitment, it features effective alternatives to traditional on-boarding practices. Finally, the guide stresses the importance of hiring for culture-fit and the effect it can have on the success of the company.

What hiring mistakes have you learned from? Let us know in the comments below! And be sure to download "The Top Five Reasons Managers Make Bad Hiring Decisions."

Happy Hiring!

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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.