Blog | May 2017

What is the real cost of recruiting?

May 18, 2017

I work with early stage software companies ranging from those with only a few dozen employees to those with a few hundred. Each will say that they are part of the talent war and are struggling to find qualified employees to fuel their growth. Yet, most companies have not quantified the cost of recruiting, the cost of attrition and the cost of making a bad hire. They all know these costs are real but most do not adequately bake them into their business plan or alternatively allocate an expense and resource plan to avoid these costs. Like any other business problem, if you do not appoint a business owner; develop strategy and tactics; allocate a budget and resources; and measure and review results; then the chance of resolving the problem is low.

Read more

© 2014 Meaford Group

Built by factor[e]. Powered by Forge