Seven in Ten Businesses Were Affected by a Bad Hire in the Past Year

A recent CareerBuilder survey of nearly 2500 hiring managers and human resources professionals sheds some light on one of the top threats facing businesses today – the high cost of reckless hiring.

According to the survey, 41% of respondents estimate that a bad hire has cost them more than $25,000 in the last year; and 24% put that figure even higher at $50,000.

Check out the full report here.

How has a bad hire affected your business in the past year? What did you do to fix the problem? Let us know in the comments section.

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