Onboarding

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Is Your Onboarding Program Designed To Do This?

Blog | Author: Stacey Rivers | Source: HCI | Published: 13 hours ago

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
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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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Article

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
White Paper

Strategic Skills: Closing the New Talent Gap

White Paper | Author: Judy Chartrand, Ph.D., Chad Fife, MBA and Scott Flander | Source: Pearson TalentLens | Published: December 9, 2014
Here is the new normal in today’s business world: ambiguity, complexity, hyper-competitiveness, and blinding-fast change. But there is also another new normal: today’s emerging leaders simply are not ready. Extensive ... Read more
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The Status of Critical Thinking in the Workplace

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: December 5, 2014

If you read enough blog posts or journal articles in the talent management industry, you may have the overwhelming feeling that the sky is falling. Post after post details the impending leadership crisis, the unruliness and lack of loyalty among Millenials, and that’s before we even cross into issues like declining employee engagement and digital disruptions. 

And yet, in many ways, the sky is actually falling.

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Laying the Foundations for an Agile Talent Pipeline

Keynote Video | Presented By: Michael Moeller | Published: December 1, 2014
Sustaining growth in today’s fast changing market requires a robust pipeline of agile leaders who can quickly work across the organization to take on emerging opportunities and respond to new challenges. One way to address this issue is to ... Read more
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