Human Resources News & Insights

5 simple ways to make your new hire feel welcome

When it comes to an employer making a good impression on a new employee, the first few days are crucial. But many onboarding programs can still come across as an afterthought. 

4 reasons to make your benefits info public

Why should you post your benefits info on the web — and not just the company’s intranet system?

4 mistakes that ruin an employee’s first day

Your company just hired a highly sought-after employee, one who likely received many job offers and accepted yours. The next step: Make sure he or she starts on the right foot.

4 mistakes that ruin an employee's first day

Your company just hired a highly sought-after employee, one who likely received many job offers and accepted yours. The next step: Make sure he or she starts on the right foot.

2 overlooked keys to new hire orientation

Getting new hires off to a good start is a key part of the hiring process. It ensures the rookies will start producing quickly — and improve the odds that they’ll stick with the company.

A unique way to spice up new hire intros

A key part of getting new hires ready is helping them get to know their co-workers. Here’s one way to speed up the process:

What HR managers told us: Do your employees get orientation on benefits?

We asked 297 HR managers whether they held orientation sessions to educate new employees about their benefits. Here’s how the managers responded.

A new look at new-hire orientation

Showing them where the coffee machine is and how to operate the copier is a fine start. But these days it takes a little more from a manager to help rookies get off the mark quickly.

Impress young workers quickly — or say goodbye

What’s the key to keeping young, talented employees with your company longer?

They’re starting their 1st job — what you need to tell them

People who are right out of school need a different type of orientation than someone who’s walking in the door with 10 years’ experience elsewhere. Specifically, the rookies need help with three major employment issues.