HCIPodcast: Onboarding Tips for That Lasting First Impression

Podcast | Presented By: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Published: June 15, 2015
Because onboarding is the first step to creating a lasting and positive employee experience it should be a top organizational priority. It represents an opportunity for cross-functional integration and employee-business alignment - but often it ... Read more

To Tame the Job Hopper: Onboarding Engagement for Millennials

Blog | Author: Randi Kenney | Source: HCI | Published: June 8, 2015

In today’s dynamic business world, many companies’ HR divisions have sought to keep up with the rapidly changing expectations of candidates and recruiters. Perhaps the same goes for your company—it is no longer enough to simply backfill open positions as they arise. New roles and new projects in the company call for a new type of recruitment strategy.

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The First 90 Days Will Make or Break Your New Hire

Webcast | Presented By: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Webcast Aired: July 9, 2015
The statistics surrounding onboarding and employee engagement are staggering. Various reports tell us that something about the onboarding process is broken. While the preferred tenure of most new hires is 2-3 years, almost 50% of Millennials plan ... Read more

Is Your Onboarding Program Designed To Do This?

Blog | Author: Stacey Rivers | Source: HCI | Published: May 27, 2015

If you have been in the workforce for 10 years or longer, then you probably remember the anticipation you felt when you where hired for your first job. If you were like me, then you were anxious to get the cliff notes for starting your career at a new company. Rarely that is what you received on the first day; actually it was more like the basics for where to park, along with where you can find your workspace. What I really wanted know was how to begin my illustrious career plan in the organization, but that never came as part of the packet. Since my first onboarding experience several years ago, employees in almost every company are still asking for this same information today.

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New Hire Onboarding: Why Effective is Better than Flashy

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: May 11, 2015

I recently spoke to an audience of human capital professionals about my successes in developing new hire onboarding programs. After my presentation, one attendee asked me what innovative onboarding strategies and tactics I was using to impress new employees and stand out in the talent market. He didn’t like my response.

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What Really Belongs in Your New Employee Orientation

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: March 5, 2015

The biggest mistake a company can make when onboarding talented, energetic new employees into an organization is to cram 20 hours of mind-numbing employment information into four dull hours of orientation. And yet, this is exactly what many new hires, arriving enthusiastic and ready to work, must endure during their first week on the job with a new employer.

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8 Reasons to Stop Managing Your People with Spreadsheets

Article | Source: Cornerstone OnDemand | Published: January 15, 2015
Everyone loves a good spreadsheet. But if you have more than a few hundred employees, tracking performance, training, and succession with them is the stuff of nightmares. Spreadsheets and paper-based processes can’t give you deep, real-time ... Read more
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