Top Reasons for a Failed Hire

By Robert Half November 28, 2016 at 3:08pm

Top Reasons for a Failed Hire

Aside from poor performance, which is most likely to lead to a failed hire?

2016 2011
Mismatched skill set 38% 36%
Unclear performance expectations 27% 30%
Personality conflicts 20% 17%
Failure to fit into corporate culture 15% 14%

Source: Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey of CFOs from companies with 20 or more employees in the United States.

Three percent of CFOs in 2011 responded “Don’t know.”

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