This article originally appeared on European CEO.
Recruiting the wrong individual for a role is an all too common occurrence in the business world. But where are managers going wrong, and how can they avoid hiring ill-equipped candidates?
Everyone knows that talent is instrumental to an organization’s success – add the brightest, most creative minds to ta company and you’re onto a winner. But while employing skilled team members to innovate and produce good results is a prerequisite of success, it is equally important to avoid ill-equipped and poorly performing players. After all, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Unfortunately, however, bad hires are all too common occurrence – to the detriment of organizations everywhere.