Onboarding

An HCI Topic

When new hires are set up for success, they are that much more likely to achieve high performance within the first few months. 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 and manage new employee data as part of your talent management strategy.

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Blog

What Really Belongs in Your New Employee Orientation

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: March 5, 2015

The biggest mistake a company can make when onboarding talented, energetic new employees into an organization is to cram 20 hours of mind-numbing employment information into four dull hours of orientation. And yet, this is exactly what many new hires, arriving enthusiastic and ready to work, must endure during their first week on the job with a new employer.

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Article

8 Reasons to Stop Managing Your People with Spreadsheets

Article | Source: Cornerstone OnDemand | Published: January 15, 2015
Everyone loves a good spreadsheet. But if you have more than a few hundred employees, tracking performance, training, and succession with them is the stuff of nightmares. Spreadsheets and paper-based processes can’t give you deep, real-time ... Read more
White Paper

Strategic Skills: Closing the New Talent Gap

White Paper | Author: Judy Chartrand, Ph.D., Chad Fife, MBA and Scott Flander | Source: Pearson TalentLens | Published: December 9, 2014
Here is the new normal in today’s business world: ambiguity, complexity, hyper-competitiveness, and blinding-fast change. But there is also another new normal: today’s emerging leaders simply are not ready. Extensive ... Read more
Blog

The Status of Critical Thinking in the Workplace

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: December 5, 2014

If you read enough blog posts or journal articles in the talent management industry, you may have the overwhelming feeling that the sky is falling. Post after post details the impending leadership crisis, the unruliness and lack of loyalty among Millenials, and that’s before we even cross into issues like declining employee engagement and digital disruptions. 

And yet, in many ways, the sky is actually falling.

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