Category: Onboarding

Onboarding can either shepherd a new employee into a company, or the lack of onboarding can throw them into a pit. Training your hiring managers on quality onboarding techniques makes all the difference for engagement, retention, and your bottom line.

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How to Trim Onboarding Costs Without Impacting Quality

Onboarding is a make-or-break point in the employee life cycle. With the right approach, a fresh hire can establish meaningful work relationships, gain the right knowledge, and clarify expectations about job performance, reaching his or her full potential as quickly as possible. A poor onboarding experience, on the other hand, will only hamper job satisfaction […]

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4 Tips to Ensure Your New Employees Stay and Succeed in Year 1

According to studies, 40% of employees leave almost right after they start a new job, and an additional 10% to 20% of new hires leave an organization within their first year of employment. That means nearly 50% to 60% of employees will leave an organization within their first year of employment.

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4 Best Practices for Onboarding Freelancers

In a previous post, we discussed the trend of many businesses looking to freelancers to fill various needs, which can be short or long term and involve a variety of projects in a variety of industries.

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Many Businesses Overlook Onboarding for Freelancers

We’ve been hearing about the tight labor market for some time now. With unemployment at historic lows, we’ve talked a lot about how hard it can be for companies to attract and retain top talent—it’s a seller’s market when it comes to labor.

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6 Best Practices for an Effective Onboarding Program

Did you know that 69% of employees are more likely to stay with a company for 3 years (or longer) if they experience great onboarding and that organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 50% greater levels of productivity from their new hires?

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The Misplaced Fear of Training a Replacement

In organizations in any country across all industries, there has been a fear of teaching a subordinate or a junior staff member the ins and outs of one’s job. This apprehension is based predominantly on a fear that the person being trained will take the job of the person doing the training.

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Offering New Hires Probationary Periods

Probationary periods allow employers to see whether a new hire is capable of successfully fulfilling the duties of the job he or she is being hired for, but they can also be used as tools to weaponize at-will employment—in which employees can be terminated or quit at any time—if they aren’t implemented correctly.

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8 Onboarding Trends for 2019

As organizations continue to compete for top-level talent, here are eight things they’re going to spend most of their time and money on in 2019.