Hiring the best people might cost you a little extra.
But hiring the WRONG people can get really expensive, really quickly.
The Society for Human Resource Management estimates that employee turnover can cost a company up to 60% of that person’s salary. Imagine if that’s 60% of a bad sales manager’s salary — or worse, someone in the c-suite.
Shiny resumes, sparkling recommendations, high assessment scores, a bright smile, a firm handshake — all those things are great. But none of that matters if the candidate doesn’t mesh with the culture you’ve built to realize your vision and hit your big goals.
Here are seven questions you can ask a potential hire to determine if he or she will uphold the core beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors expected and embedded in your company’s culture.