A third of new employees aren’t passing their six-month probation period, which is costing companies thousands and negatively impacting business.
The research conducted by Worksome found that on average, businesses spend nearly £6,559 a year on recruitment and hiring. If a candidate doesn’t pass their probation period, a number of fees are lost while their salary paid over the period is also wasted.
With the average advertised UK salary being around £35K (according to Adzuna) this equates to potentially £17K lost over a six month probation period.
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