Dodging a Bullet: 5 Ways to Avoid A Hiring Nightmare

Adam Spector

Bad employees and coworkers will happen to you. Count on it. Over time, and with enough hiring cycles, someone will slip past the guarded gates. The hiring process is an imperfect one at best: we make decisions based on just a handful of signals ("she graduated from Stanford") and due diligence tests ("he nailed the interview"). We spend only around 10 hours with someone before extending an offer of employment and in doing so commit to spend more waking hours with them than with our own fam...
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