Progressing within your company starts by looking in the mirror: have you done everything you can to advance? Achieving mandated and personal goals, working well with teammates, and showing leadership skills are just a few ways to climb the corporate ladder. However, there are a variety of elements completely out of your control.
When recruiting for your business, it’s always important to define exactly what kind of person you’re looking for. Really, that should go without saying. Still, companies often make the wrong hires, and it can be a costly mistake. There are the front-end expenses of wooing a candidate, the lost costs of orientation and training, and then the toll of budget-sucking severance packages.