If you think it is expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
Just as the above quote illustrates it is definitely better to incur the cost to hire the right employee than risk hiring an amateur. But hiring is a very expensive activity. There are many individual costs incurred during the hiring process, including advertising costs, in-house recruiter salaries, third-party recruiter fees, employee referral bonuses etc. (more…)