Why You Shouldn't Hire Your Friends

It might sound great at first, but hiring your friends is actually a bad idea.
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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars sits down with Fred Joyal, co-founder of 1-800-Dentist, to talk about the negative consequences of hiring friends to work for you.

It's pretty simple: Odds are, at some point you are either going to have to fire that friend or that friend is going to leave your business. Either way, it's likely that you'll lose an employee and a friend at the same time. Joyal recommends that entrepreneurs should protect their private lives and avoid hiring their friends.

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Related: How Authenticity and Smart Questions Will Help You Get the Job

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