Recruiting quality talent is a fine art. And when companies don’t hire quality talent, they lose big time. The cost of recruiting, hiring and onboarding an employee can cost up to $240,000 according to Jörgen Sundberg, CEO of Link Humans, an employer branding agency in London. And, The U.S. Department of Labor says the price of a bad hire is at least 30 percent of the employee’s first-year earnings.
There are various things hiring managers can both do and avoid doing in effort to recruit long-lasting employees. Here are five mistakes to avoid during the employee recruitment process: