Your company is growing, and you feel like it’s time to invest in hiring for the C-suite. Maybe your revenue has hit the point where you need a CIO to dive in and control the numbers, or maybe you’re looking for an executive experienced in rapid business growth to help take the reins.

But, despite the rush of excitement, this is also a time to be careful. The wrong choice in a C-level executive can cost your business more than just the invested salary and benefits. Proceed cautiously when hiring for the C-Suite.

How is a C-Suite Hire Different?

Hiring for a C-suite role means you’ll be pulling from an entirely distinct pool of candidates in comparison to other roles. First of all, these top-talent employees are probably not unemployed, even if they’re open to new opportunities. This means you won