10 Bad IT Hires To Avoid
CIO, June 3rd, 2019
June 3, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1

A bad IT hire can have a crippling ripple effect on team productivity. Here, IT leaders share their IT hiring horror stories - and tips on how they could have been avoided

"Tech leaders who've been in business for a while will recognize this scenario: A new hire who looks great on paper (or LinkedIn) gets a desk, an ID card and an attitude. Your promising new IT staffer is turning into a bad hire horror story.

In fact, a survey by tech staffing firm Robert Half found that nearly all IT leaders - 95 percent - said they'd made a bad hire at one point. Nearly 40 percent described the bad fit as skills-related, with the new hire unable to do the job as expected..."

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