Research over the last decade has made the case that employee engagement in an organization is highly correlated with success in achieving business goals. Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report found that companies with highly engaged employees experience 17% higher productivity, 20% higher sales, and 21% higher profitability, among many other positive metrics.
Despite the importance of onboarding, the process if often overlooked. According to The Learning Match Maker, 91% of employees stay with a company for at least a year if that company has an efficient onboarding process. That number only drops to 69% after 3 years.
In part one of this article we looked at part of our recent interview with Ari Bixhorn, Vice President of Marketing, at Panopto concerning the loss of company knowledge when employees leave an organization. Today we’ll look at how not being able to access information creates frustration among employees.
If you’re approaching onboarding as a quick way to get forms signed and mandatory trainings completed, you’re missing out on a boatload of benefits. Sure, there are operational tasks that have to be completed when a new employee starts. But a thoughtful onboarding program can provide so much more. Effective onboarding can deliver results that […]
The start of every New Year ushers in a fresh wave of hires in businesses across the country. Yet despite the predictable timeframe of people looking for a new role (job searches surge in early January each year by an estimated 43%), many companies still lack a structured onboarding process, failing to allocate the necessary […]
Welcoming a new employee into a long-term positive relationship with their organization requires an effective onboarding. How can you take steps to ensure that the process is as successful as possible from both the employee and the organization’s perspectives? Following are some best practice tips for effective onboarding.
According to a new study from Kronos Incorporated, onboarding is a critical weakness for a majority of organizations that stalls new hire momentum and threatens to disengage enthusiastic employees during their crucial first weeks on the job.
Employee Engagement … it’s all the rage. Why? Well, let’s start with the cold hard fact that per Gallup, 87% of global workers are disengaged. Basically, this means that the vast majority of people in the world are going to work, sleepwalking though their day, giving companies little to no discretionary effort, and doing what […]
Employers need to attract and retain high quality talent to achieve operational stability and business growth. But holding onto the cream of the crop isn’t easy — and it’s a challenge that is made more difficult in organizations that lack robust onboarding processes.
Keeping today’s job candidates interested in your hiring process is more challenging than ever. With so many career possibilities, job seekers are keeping their options open and want to be positive a company and its culture are the right fit before they commit.