Once an organization has hired top talent to fill their critical roles and fill their talent gaps development and retention are critical. Beyond orientation, integrating onboarding aligns the individual's role and career plan with organizational goals. Often seen as a process to assimilate new hires, onboarding can be used as a tool for knowledge transfer, engagement, retention, and development. When onboarding is owned by multiple stakeholders, the outcome is engaged talent, aligned goals, and optimal talent and organizational performance. This session will address how to design the right onboarding system for integration into the workforce plan resulting in an acceleration of the new hire’s productivity and increasing the organizations retention rate.