Human Resources News & Insights

The critical onboarding mistake 67% of employers make

The vast majority of HR pros agree that a solid onboarding program that keeps employees engaged is essential to the success of new hires but, for most employers, a crucial piece is missing from their onboarding process.

5-step manager onboarding program from the ‘bartender’ (wine not included)

As you know, one of the worst mistakes a company can make when promoting someone is getting a technically savvy person in a management position who has absolutely no leadership skills … or training to support them. 

5 biggest reasons employees quit jobs quickly

As you know all too well, it’s hard to hold onto new employees. Thus, onboarding programs were born. The problem is, there are several reasons onboarding may not be working. 

6 add-ons any onboarding program would benefit from

Finding talent — like really great talent — is hard. Great employees don’t come around every day. So when they do, are you 100% sure your onboarding program is making a great first impression with them? If not, you’re in trouble. 

5 ways to help top performers resist the lure of a new job

What’s the biggest threat to retaining talented employees? We have the answer. 

5 onboarding tactics that get long-term results

Congratulations! You’ve hired the right person for the right job. Now all you have to do is make sure your new hire makes a smooth transition to valued employee. How hard can that be? Actually, this transformative process, called onboarding, is more difficult — and more important — than it may seem, according to guest […] [MORE]

Defining the two most important challenges HR faces today

Onboarding and engagement. What do those words really mean?

Getting ’em off on the right foot — through social media

OK, you’ve finally hooked the candidate you’ve been coveting for that key position. What’s your plan for getting ’em up to speed — and happy they joined you?

5 ways managers drive away new hires

The old saying is true: People join companies and quit bosses. Here are some common manager mistakes that make new hires think twice. 

Should you conduct 'retention interviews?'

Most companies conduct exit interviews with departing employees right before they leave. But some experts say to start the process sooner.