How to identify the best candidates for your company culture
Ways to engage candidates in the company culture and brand during the application and interview process
Strategies for transition from successful hire to successful onboarding
How to increase engagement during the first 90 days and put your new hires on a path to succeed
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 to look for a new job this year. In fact, Millennials rank cementing relationships and learning the corporate culture as the greatest challenge when transitioning into a company, and 28% report quitting a job because they didn’t feel connected to the organization.
What’s going on here? Employers are spending more and more on finding the right candidate, only to drop the ball when it comes to integrating the new hire into the company and setting them up for success.
Our economy is finally recovering from the Great Recession, and that means great things for candidates—job opportunities are increasing, and candidates are finding themselves in the position to be more selective and possess high expectations of their employer of choice. Candidates are looking for more than just a salary—they’re exploring different varieties of company cultures, expecting benefits that are conducive to family life and work-life balance, and seeking flexible schedules and opportunities for telecommuting. But what does that mean for employers?