So you have an open IT position you need to fill. You’ve spent weeks sorting through resumes, conducting interviews, and negotiating offers. After all that time and effort, you’ve finally found someone you think will be a good fit. You’re ready to move on to other priorities, confident you made the right hire.
But what if you didn’t? What if a few months down the road you realize you made a mistake? The costs of a bad hire, especially in IT, can be substantial. According to recent studies, the average cost of a failed IT hire is over $200,000, not including the costs to recruit and onboard a replacement. And that’s not even considering the lost productivity, morale issues with other team members, and potential security risks.