Onboarding

Reduce time to proficiency with an onboarding strategy that includes training and socialization

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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10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Onboarding New Employees

October 11, 2013 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

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.

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Aggressive Talent Wars Are Good for Cities 

October 9, 2013 | Orly Lobel | HBR

Barring non-competes is one of California longstanding strong talent mobility safeguards. Unlike most other states in the United States, but more like innovative Western European countries like Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, California has ...

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Finding Balance With Flexi Time

September 30, 2013 | Joanna Lyall, Chief Planning Officer | Huffington Post

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 for ...

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BlogStarting a New Job

Dear Diary, Today I Started My New Job

September 11, 2013 | Nancy Piatt | HCI

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.

 

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Tailor Your Onboarding Strategy to Each Generation

August 22, 2013 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

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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