Tag: onboarding

Onboarding: Beyond the Checklist

Organizations go through quite a lot to hire employees, so capitalize on that success with a thoughtful and effective onboarding strategy. I recently asked Keith Kitani, CEO of GuideSpark, some critical onboarding questions and am happy to share them with you in this article. What are the biggest onboarding mistakes you have seen? One of […]

Recruitment Does Not End After the Interview

As unemployment falls and the job market ticks back up, finding talented individuals to fill out your workforce gets harder and harder. On top of that, turnover is at an all-time high, costing businesses millions of dollars. When a skilled worker decides to leave, the arduous recruitment process begins all over again, and no one […]

Employee Retention Tips

Employee retention is always important, but when hiring is difficult, it’s even more so in the spotlight. After all, when it’s tough to replace employees who leave, it’s critical that as few employees leave as possible.

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Do Companies Take Too Long to Train Employees?

Companies take a wide variety of approaches to train new employees. Some may refuse to hire those new to the field and insist new hires have at least a couple years of relevant experience. These companies might devote minimal to no effort or resources to training, assuming that, based on their hiring policy, employees come […]

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Gathering and Using New Hire Onboarding Feedback

Onboarding new employees is one of the most critical functions of HR and training departments. Whatever their impressions, insights, or knowledge of the hiring company before their start dates, new employees’ onboarding is their first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how the company operates—its culture, internal tools, processes, etc.

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Flash Mentoring Creates Strong Onboarding

Gallup estimates that employee turnover can cost companies one-and-a-half to two times an employee’s annual salary—a conservative estimate for replacing the employee who leaves. To combat this employee attrition, many organizations try to implement effective onboarding initiatives.

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4 Remote Onboarding Best Practices to Consider in the New Normal

Over the last 7 or so months, organizations have had to adapt to the new normal brought on by COVID-19. Social distancing guidelines forced recruiters and hiring managers to adopt a fully digital hiring process, and the same goes for managers and HR professionals tasked with onboarding remote new hires.