Why Companies Make Bad Hires

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There are a lot of strategies around how to hire the right people, from analyzing Google searches to diversity initiatives to personal philosophies set into interview practices.

 

Yet, despite best practices and concerted efforts, as many as 95% of companies admit to recruiting the wrong people each year, according to research commissioned by Glassdoor from management consultancy the Brandon Hall Group. What’s more, over a third of organizations reported being unaware of how costly that mistake can be.

The study was comprised of five phases of research, drawn from formal and informal surveys taken from executives and a range of human resource professionals, qualitative interviews, analysis of academic research and emerging trends, and market testing. The resulting report revea

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