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I Hired a Zombie: The True Cost of a Bad Hire


Making sure you pick the right candidate for your company is vital. The amount of time and cost it takes to source, screen, interview and eventually choose the new employee, you would definitely want to hire the right person. But what if you accidently picked the right person, yet they turned out to be a zombie hire?

Everything from recruiting, to hiring and the amount of business that gets turned down because of them can be drastic on your business. It’s been reported that 41% of companies have estimated that a zombie hire has cost them more than £16,000, and one in four companies estimate that a zombie has cost them over £30,000!

Next time you are recruiting, make sure to check that the right person isn’t part of the walking dead.