When new internal and external hires are set up for success, it reduces the time to proficiency in the role. Beyond the paperwork, your onboarding strategy should include education and training for the job, as well as socialization activities so new employees quickly become part of the organizational culture. Learn the steps you can take to streamline your new hire processes, manage new employee data, and use onboarding to extend the candidate experience into the employee experience.
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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.
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