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How Much Does One "Bad Apple" Hire Actually Cost You?

Posted by Bob Mather on May 06, 2016

Every human resource (HR) professional has experienced the frustrations from a bad hire. Just how much does one "bad apple" hire cost you and your company?

According to the United States Department of Labor (DoL), the estimated cost of a bad hire can exceed 30% of the employee’s annual salary. This means that a bad hire earning $50,000 annually could cost an employer more than $15,000.
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Topics: Background Checks, Bad Hires, HR

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