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I'd say a big one is: hiring solely based on need/timing, rather than qualifications.  When a small company is in a staffing pinch some may overreact and hire the first person that is remotely qualified, rather than waiting for a more fitting candidate.  While it may solve their immediate staffing dilemma, it can come back to sting you later.

2 years, 3 months ago on 12 Most Debilitating Hiring Mistakes Small Businesses Make

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I appreciate you looking at this post with a different lens. I would also recommend trying #8. It puts you in the same room with a lot of the right type of people - cutting through a lot of the typical HR red tape.

2 years, 6 months ago on 12 Most Resourceful Ways to Find Your Next Employee

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Thanks for your comment. I'm surprised #4 isn't on your short list. Generally it's pretty easy to set up and provides good return per the level of effort.

2 years, 6 months ago on 12 Most Resourceful Ways to Find Your Next Employee

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I'm glad you liked it and I agree #12 has game-changer potential.

2 years, 6 months ago on 12 Most Resourceful Ways to Find Your Next Employee

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