On average, a new hire costs a company $4,000. The cost is far higher when the employee doesn't work out.
Insurance and even free food is the norm nowadays. Here's the one thing potential employees really yearn for when evaluating job opportunities.
Attracting top talent is your greatest strength as a company-especially as a remote culture.
Employers need to focus more on creating a culture in which roles are defined and communications are open.
Having the best employees will translate into serving your customers better, and your business will grow.
You may have been sold on your new hire from the start, but they still have to decide on you. And that can take longer than you think.
Trusting in your team and holding regular "ask me anything" sessions are just a few things you can do to make your business better.
'The sooner you start collecting that data, the better off you'll be,' says Namely CEO Matt Straz.
The job isn't over just because someone has signed a contract.
One mistake is treating references as a check-off box. They're so much more than that.
Try to attend tech meetups and hackathons whenever possible, and always ask for a portfolio of finished projects.
Founders are often generalists, or "orchestra directors," but to get to the next level, they need to know when to bring in specialists, says the founder of KIND.
Companies who avoid hiring these problem employees end up saving thousands of dollars, according to the paper's authors.
Here are three steps to hiring that talented wordsmith you need for your marketing initiatives.