Hiring and Firing Quotes

"Hire hamburger, train it well, and pay it well and you will have well trained, highly paid hamburger."
-- Don Paullin

"Managers who can state the expense of turnover are likely to manage it. Managers who don’t know their turnover cannot manage it."
-- Don Paullin

"Visible Turnover Costs + Hidden Turnover Costs = The Naked Turnover Costs of Bad Hires."
-- Don Paullin

"When Visible and Hidden costs of bad hires and turnover are calculated they become Nakedly exposed expenses that can be managed."
-- Don Paullin

"The lawsuit is won or lost before the filing begins."
-- Don Paullin

"If you don’t invest the time to do it correctly today, you will spend more time and money in repairing mistakes tomorrow."
-- Don Paullin

"If there are only minnows in the pond, you can’t catch a trophy fish regardless of the bait."
-- Don Paullin

"Dollars spent on employment discrimination claims make the cost of developing a hiring, firing and performance appraisal system all based on the job description seem like a penny investment."
-- Don Paullin

"If the job requires a resume, then have three people individually interview the candidate. If it only requires an application one or two people may be sufficient."
-- Don Paullin

"Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place."
-- Hal Lancaster, in The Wall Street Journal

"When you hire people that are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are."
-- R. H. Grant

"It ain’t what men don’t know that gets them in trouble; it’s what they do know that ain’t."
--Josh Billings, American Humorist

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