How much credence do you give to your gut instincts? If you depend on your intuition when hiring, workplace blogger Meghan Biro warns that going with your gut is too vague when making important hiring decisions. Biro says due diligence is needed, and she has five ways to avoid the common traps of bad hires. Her suggestions include triple check references and slow down. Hasty hiring decisions often backfire. There’s no room for that in the construction industry.