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.


The Benefits of Hiring Veterans and How to Recruit Them

We’re currently experiencing one of the lowest unemployment rates for veterans in the United States since the Great Recession of the early 2000s, at 3.7%. However, veterans are still extremely underemployed, meaning that they’re not applying for or acquiring jobs that truly meet their experiences, strengths, skill sets, and capabilities.


Pros and Cons of Employees Training Their Replacements

Turnover is a fact of life for any business. Whether due to an employee retiring, leaving for a different opportunity, or being promoted or moved to a different position, businesses frequently need to fill roles due to turnover. Some industries (i.e., hospitality) experience very high levels of turnover; for hospitality, annual turnover rates were over […]


What Your Human Resources Department Leaders Need to Know in 2018

The human resources (HR) industry has certainly gone through a lot of changes over the past decade, with new generations flooding the workforce and advanced technology emerging onto the scene and shaking things up every other week. But even with all the changes HR has seen, there are still only a few changes you’ll want […]

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Your Onboarding?

Anyone who has ever started a new job, particularly at a large organization, knows how daunting learning the ropes can be. And even long-term employees often have questions about policies, procedures, or practices, that they’ve never dealt with. Obviously, productivity suffers if employees are spending time looking for answers to basic or frequently-asked questions. And, […]

5 Assessments You Should Give Your New Hires

Applicant résumés and the interview process only allow you to learn so much about your new hires. Below are five additional assessments you’ll want to give your new hires so you know exactly what type of onboarding they need and so you know how to continue to develop them while they’re with your organization. (If […]

Why Your Onboarding Program Should Last at least 1 Year

According to one Aberdeen Group study highlighted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), only 2% of companies extend their onboarding programs beyond 1 year. However, research indicates it can take up to 8 months (and sometimes 2 years) for a newly hired employee to reach the same level of productivity as an existing […]