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Advice on Ending Bad Hires

Alon Cohen, Houzz

Houzz Co-Founder and President Alon Cohen says to see firing someone who is a bad fit as a favor to both the company and the individual being let go. That person would probably rather work elsewhere anyway, and so it's best to be decisive and accept that a bad hire was a mistake before it takes a toll on the team and the work, according to Cohen.