What To Do When You Hire The Wrong Person

It is not always easy to hire the right person for the job, no matter how careful you are during the selection and interview process. Should you find yourself in a situation where the person hired just isn’t sufficient for your needs, it can be very awkward as you try to ration the situation. But, worry no more, and learn exactly what you should do in the event you are faced with hiring the wrong person.

Key Takeaways:

  • The ideal employee fits the company culture and is great at their job.
  • When employees are good at their work, but don’t really fit the company mold, it’s likely they’ll stay, but only until something better comes along.
  • Hires that fit beautifully into the company milieu, but are less stellar at their job, might be worth hanging onto and trying out in a different position.

“When an employee is a bad culture fit and also not right for their job role, the decision to let them go, while never a choice that’s taken lightly, is not usually fraught with indecision.”

Read more: http://www.ceo.com/strategy/what-to-do-when-you-hire-the-wrong-person/

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