Top 10 Hiring Mistakes, #6: Freezing Out Your Team | LinkedIn
As a leader you don’t have to agree with every impression, but having the opinions of the people you trust always helps you shape your own. On the other hand, if the team feels excluded from the hiring process, they may feel like you don’t have confidence in their opinions. If your employees feel frozen out of the hiring process, they may feel resentful of the new hire, or even threatened by her. That type of toxic feeling can and will get in the way of the new hire’s success, no matter how qualified the person is.