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.

assessment

The Problem with Traditional Employee Assessment Methods

Hiring new employees is expensive. Not only are time and resources spent during the actual search—job postings, interviews, etc.—but also onboarding staff takes time and resources. And, if the new hire doesn’t work out, the costs of turnover also become a factor.

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3 Things to Focus on When Hiring Workers with Disabilities

In 2017, less than 19% of Americans with a disability were employed. However, with the existing low rates of national unemployment and a job market that’s favorable to jobseekers, more organizations are starting to hire individuals with disabilities. And if your organization is one of them, here are seven things you should do.

gamification

How to Incorporate Gamification into Your Onboarding Process

Onboarding is both a necessary and an important part of the employee recruitment and development process. New hires need to not only fill in any potential gaps in their industry experience but also learn the specific expectations, policies, and practices of their new company.

digital

Strategies for Rethinking Job Creation in the Digital Age

The U.S. unemployment rate continues to edge down after months of impressive job growth, and nearly 90% of companies are either actively hiring or in retention mode. However, job cuts remain a reality for many American businesses. Industries currently leading the United States in the greatest number of job cuts for 2018 include retail (76K), […]

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How to Avoid Fast Turnover with New Hires

In a previous post, we discussed the high cost of turnover and recruitment and the need for businesses to make sound and lasting hiring decisions when possible to keep these costs to a minimum.

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Why Employees Leave in the First 90 Days

Finding the right employee can be extremely difficult, particularly in an economy with a historically low unemployment rate, when potential employees can often pick and choose between a number of labor-starved employers. Not only is it difficult—it’s expensive.

e-Learning

Can Your Business Benefit from Training Workers ‘On Demand’?

In our digital economy, opportunity should only be a few clicks away regardless of where candidates live. What’s more, that kind of flexibility is exactly what today’s tech-savvy workforce seeks, with reports showing that the most desired nonmonetary benefit for workers is a flexible schedule (51%). While this is something that businesses are beginning to […]

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Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Veterans

Yesterday’s post covered the benefits of hiring veterans, as well as information about how to better recruit veterans. Below is more information about how to hire and retain veterans.