Onboarding for Accelerated Success


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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Mid-level Managers Without Onboarding Coaching Support Get Caught in the Middle - A Very Risky Place to Be

Webcast | Presented By: Mark Elliott | Webcast Aired: May 14, 2014

Whether you are in a position to provide onboardning coaching support for newly placed managers or you are an external coach in a position to provide onboarding support to mid-level manager hires; this webcast will detail the evolution of onboarding support from a brief orientation to an ongoing comprehensive support process.

10 Pitfalls

10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Onboarding New Employees

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: October 11, 2013

The Consequence of a Poor First Impression
Ninety percent of companies correctly believe employees make their decision to stay or leave within the first six months of employment. During this period, employees are in unfamiliar territory and highly alert to signals and experiences, however minor, that will help them navigate their new work environment.


Finding Balance With Flexi Time

Article | Author: Joanna Lyall, Chief Planning Officer | Source: Huffington Post | Published: September 30, 2013

The world of work is evolving to allow people to work in their own time and own way. This makes a huge impact on the possibilities for working parents or people with other time intense interests outside of work. However, what does this mean ...

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Starting a New Job

Dear Diary, Today I Started My New Job

Blog | Author: Nancy Piatt | Source: HCI | Published: September 11, 2013

Throughout my career, I’ve dabbled in the world of “new employee orientation.” I’ve shown really boring slides, helped new-hires decipher a myriad of insurance options, given office tours, and scheduled “meet-n-greets” with other employees and leaders. All of these activities have resulted in varying levels of effectiveness.


Onboarding for Each Generation

Tailor Your Onboarding Strategy to Each Generation

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: August 22, 2013

Effective new hire onboarding will be critical for employee retention and engagement in the future as demographic shifts significantly alter the talent landscape. America’s 80 million Baby Boomers will be succeeded in their roles by a cohort (Generation X) that is half their size, intensifying the competition among employers for top talent. 



New Ideas in Onboarding Thought Leadership

Article | Source: Forbes | Published: August 5, 2013

The most important new ideas coming out of last week’s Conference Board Onboarding Lab include 1) Deploying a systemic integrated approach to onboarding, 2) Personalizing onboarding efforts and 3) Not leading until you’ve earned ...

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Social Tools Can Improve Employee Onboarding

Article | Source: HBR | Published: August 5, 2013

Remember for just a moment the first few weeks in your job. Chances are it took you a while to get in the swing of things and to get fully comfortable and productive. Thinking even further back, once you accepted the job and before you showed ...

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