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"Bad hiring decisions have cost Zappos well over $100 million."

Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO     

To be a great company, you have to consistently hire and promote great employees.

Before you make your next external or internal hiring decision, make sure you know the candidates' Hire Smart Greatness "G" Score.

Why do some employees stride for greatness every day while others just want to collect a paycheck? Sobesoft is proud to release a new software program called Hire Smart that predicts a person's potential for greatness in 10 minutes or less.

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Hire Smart's 6-Step Systematic Hiring Process:

1. Let Hire Smart identify great potential job candidates for all internal and external job opening using our expert staffing solution.

2. Interview all internal and external candidates' using Hire Smart's provocative interview questions (See below).

3. Select your top candidates each internal and external position.

4. Review Hire Smart's assessment of the top candidates' potential for greatness developed using using Hire Smart's Predictive Recruiting Software.

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5. Review the Hire Smart "G" Scores from each candidates' predictive recruiting report and hire the candidate with the highest overall "G" Score.

6. Repeat this process for all company for all internal and external job opening.

Hire Smart's algorithm was validated and tuned based on the "G" Scores of the following great people:

  • Jeff Bezo - CEO, Amazon
  • Tom Brady - NFL Great
  • Kobe Bryant - NBA Great
  • Tim Cook - CEO, Apple
  • Jamie Dimon -  CEO, JP Morgan
  • Thomas Edison - 1,093 Patents
  • Bill Gates - Microsoft
  • Roy Halladay - MLB Great
  • Michael Jordan - NBA Great
  • Payton Manning - NFL Great
  • Marissa Mayer - CEO, Yahoo
  • Indra Nooyi - CEO, Pepsi
  • Barack Obama - U.S. President
  • Jerry Rice - NFL Great
  • Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks
  • Ryan Seacrest - Radio & TV Host
  • Emmitt Smith - NFL Great
  • Oprah Winfrey - CEO, Harpo
  • Tiger Woods - Golf Great
  • Mark Zuckerberg - CEO, Facebook

The Facts About Bad Hiring Decisions

  • The average cost of a bad hiring decision can equal 30% of the individual’s first-year potential earnings. (From the US Department of Labor and Statistics)

  • The successful aren’t immune, and they’ve had to learn from their mistakes. Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh once estimated that his own bad hires have cost the company well over $100 million.

  • 66% of employers said they experienced negative effects of bad hires in 2012. Of these employers, 37% said the bad hire negatively affected employee morale. Another 18% said the bad hire negatively impacted client relationships. And 10% said the bad hire caused a decrease in sales. (A study from the National Business Research Institute)

  • 43% of respondents from the same NBRI study cited the need to fill the positions quickly as the main reason that bad hires are made.

  • It costs $7,000 to replace a salaried employee, $10,000 to replace a mid-level employee, and $40,000 to replace a senior executive. (From

  • As much as 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. (From Harvard Business Review)

  • 36% of 1,400 executives surveyed claimed that the leading factor of a failed hire, aside from performance problems, is a poor skills match. The second leading factor at 30% was unclear performance objectives. (Study done by Robert Half)

  • 41% of companies polled by Vitamin T Staffing Firm estimated that a bad hire cost more than $25,000, and 1 in 4 said that it cost them over $50,000.

  • SayIt Communications calculated the ROI of a bad hire at -298%.

  • 75% of the demand to hire new employees is simply to replace workers who have left the company.

Source: Green Job Interview



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Use Hire Smart "G" Scores to evaluate candidates for your organization and compare their scores against the crowd of candidates.

Improve your company's performance by benchmarking  your employees by comparing their "G" Scores against "G" Scores of the historical crowd.

Let Hire Smart Solutions identify employees that have the highest propensity for greatness through our systematic internal and external staffing solution.

Set minimum Hire Smart "G" Scores for all your new hires and current employees in order to create a great organization.

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