According to a study from the Society for Human Resource Management, 41% of hiring managers estimate that hiring the wrong person costs the company thousands for dollars.
The problem is, it’s not always easy to figure out who’s a bad fit— especially if they look good on paper.
“Some people really excel in the interview setting,” says Joe Weinlick, SVP at Beyond, a career network. “They’re personable, charismatic, and able to provide specific examples of past experiences that make them qualified for the job. But just because it’s printed on their résumé doesn’t mean it’s the absolute truth.”
So, how can you spot a disastrous prospective hire before you actually make them a job offer?