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.
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 […]
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.
Here are five great ways investing in automation can improve onboarding and help you retain your top talent.
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.
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. Roughly one-third (31%) of the U.S. workforce has quit a job after less than six […]
You sent employees home to work – and they mastered it. Now there are new employees – and you need to master virtual onboarding! Onboarding has always been a critical factor in the success of hiring. Get it right, and great employees stay to become major contributors. Get it wrong, and great employees walk out […]
When the pandemic first hit, companies were forced to adapt to remote work on the fly. Odds are, you were so busy with the transition, updating policies fell by the wayside. But with a lot of remote work sticking around long-term, it’s past time to make the necessary changes to your policies. And one area […]
So it turns out that one in seven Zappos employees opted out of the company’s plan to eliminate managers and job titles. We’re thinking they probably made the right choice.
From 2009 to 2014, the Dallas Police Department has reduced the number of excessive force complaints by 64%. Translation: Officers got better at managing conflict.
As companies try to stay lean and mean, many are turning to formal cross-training programs to make sure they’re getting the most out of their staffs. Here are some ideas on how to get started.
Onboarding and engagement. What do those words really mean?
There are plenty of technological innovations in the world of benefits services and communications, but HR pros should never forget the importance of old-fashioned human interaction.
Employees need to feel consistently supported and appreciated for the long haul, and that’s where “longboarding” comes in.
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?
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