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.

Using Preemployment Personality Tests—A Quick Guide

Hiring, onboarding, and training new employees are some of the most important—and challenging—functions that an HR professional may be called upon to perform. Personality assessments can help HR with these efforts. To explain how, we present an article by Cynthia J. Sax, senior vice president at Caliper, a global employee assessment and organizational effectiveness firm.

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How to Recruit and Maintain More Women in Your Workplace

What do women want in the workplace? Of course, the answer depends on the individual. However, more companies are focusing on attracting and maintaining women with significant payoffs. Here’s a run-down of strategies that seem to resonate:

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Have You Considered Personality Assessments for Your Onboarding?

Employers can spend years trying to figure out what makes their employees tick, but a company called Employer Flexible seeks to help employers zero in on the issue shortly after new employees are hired. Personality assessments during onboarding may set the stage for effective workplace interactions.

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Corporate Universities Evolve with Technology

Every company takes a unique approach to training its workforce, and technology is changing corporate universities. From training on core values to professional certifications to leadership development opportunities, Aquilent’s corporate university strives to support employees’ career advancement and, in turn, deliver “enhanced value” to customers.

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What Makes for Successful Onboarding?

By Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR Yesterday’s Advisor presented the beginning of a concise guide to onboarding from guest columnist Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR, including how onboarding is different from orientation. Today Bowman discusses several factors that make for successful onboarding.

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A Concise Guide to Onboarding

By Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and onboarding can be either an asset or a liability for companies seeking to hire and retain great talent. Today and tomorrow in the Training Daily Advisor, we present a concise guide to onboarding for employers from Natasha Bowman, […]

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The Flipped Classroom: A New Training Strategy

By Donna Lord What exactly are flipped classrooms, and how can a flipped classroom training strategy increase training effectiveness within your organization? As Donna Lord, vice president of marketing and product development for ePath Learning Inc., explains in today’s Advisor, the concept of the flipped classroom originated in the education sector.

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Onboarding Millennials and Generation Zs

Millennials will soon make up the majority of the workforce, and Generation Z (Gen Z) is right behind them. What types of challenges are employers facing when it comes to engaging Millennial and Gen Z new hires in the onboarding process? We have a few tips for optimizing your process for these new hires.

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‘Unboxing’ New Employees

By Dane Hurtubise Opening up a box to see what’s inside is an exciting experience for everyone. When a new hire comes in for his or her first day on the job, it’s just as exciting for the new employee as it is for the employer. With advice on making this “unboxing” experience as effective […]

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