Home HR Blog firing Bad hire! Bad, bad hire! Bad hire! Bad, bad hire! hr|simple October 11th, 2018 Just like a dog, a hire can be bad for a multitude of reasons, including the hirer (trainer), the hired (dog), everyone's expectations (in both cases some praise and/or a treat), and the environment (workplace/home). HR Dive is here to help (with the bad hire*): "Sooner or later, even the most seasoned HR professionals will admit it: they've made a bad hire. For some reason, a person will fizzle out on the job, even though his or her stellar credentials promised a perfect fit with your company. Whether this is an entry-level person or a senior executive, the impact of a bad hire on a department or company can be devastating. So what do you do?" HR Dive walks you through the process after you accept it was your bad (hire): more common than you think why is it a bad hire reforming a bad hire when to say goodbye avoiding future bad hires * for those of you with a bad dog (my trainer reminds me that it isn't the dog, it is in fact me), some help from BARk.