Hiring is tough. It takes too long; we reject great potential colleagues; advance those who are not; and during this process we don’t have the complete picture of those who are applying (nor do they of us) and for those reasons, it is inevitable to make mistakes.
We have all hired someone who wasn’t the right fit for our culture, our strategy, our goals…and so on. The question is how do we deal with that situation when it arises? Here are my thoughts.