Founders Flash: Avoid These Common – And Costly – Hiring Mistakes

Hiring your first group of employees for your new company can be just as daunting as it is exciting. Trusting others with your company can be a big step for any founder, even without worrying about hiring the wrong person.

More than 75 percent of employers admit to hiring the wrong person, according to Career Builder. The only thing worse than a wrong candidate, is a bad candidate; especially when bad hires cost an average of $17,000 in company expenses.

Luckily, entrepreneurs who have hired both excellent and terrible employees share their experiences and advice of how to avoid the most common mistakes.

Learn the major hiring mistakes – and how to avoid them, and more in this edition of Founders Flash.

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