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4 Incredibly Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Hiring right is one of the most important decisions a company can make.

Hire the right person and you increase productivity and retention. Hire the wrong person and you increase turnover, decrease productivity and waste a lot of time and money.

Here are some common hiring mistakes most companies make — and how you can avoid them:

1. Generic job descriptions

Ex-Employees are a Data Security Menace

This report should shock smaller businesses into realizing that they need to protect their leads databases, financial information and social reputation from human error as well as from malicious activity.- Michael Gold, President of Intermedia

Every month thousands of people leave their jobs. The question every business owner should ask before that employee walks out the door for the last time is what company information are those employees taking with them when they leave.

Protect Your Settlement with a Confidentiality Agreement

Most employers want to keep their settlements confidential. Aside from limiting the potential for a copycat complaint, there is comfort in knowing the terms of a settlement will not become the subject of public scrutiny, be misconstrued, or result in an assumption the employer has admitted liability.