How To Avoid Hiring A Bad Apple

Hiring a bad apple has the potential to wreak substantial damage to your business. Research by Harvard Business School revealed recently that ‘toxic’ workers impact business performance to a much greater degree than ‘superstar’ employees. Albeit negatively than positively.

You can easily identify toxic workers. These are the people who your other staff doesn’t want to work beside, the ones who may be cited as the reason for people leaving your business, and who your clients and customers just don’t get on with.

But how can you ensure you don’t make hiring and employing them in the first place? Because Harvard’s research also reveals they traditionally perform very well at interviews.

Here are a few tips to consider if you want to avoid hiring bad employees for your small business.

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