Employee Onboarding: Tips and Best Practices from HR Experts

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Just like with people, first impressions of a company are crucial. During your customers’ initial interaction with your business, they’re looking to see if you’re reliable and trustworthy. Their evaluation of your company will have a significant impact on their upcoming decision whether to pay for your goods or services or not. Similarly, new team […]

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New Infographic: The Incredible Impact of Effective Onboarding

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A lot of organizations treat recruiting and onboarding like fishing: dangle the bait, hook ‘em, reel ‘em on board, and then…well…there isn’t a ton of concern about the fish’s experience after that. Unfortunately for these organizations, by neglecting everything past the reel-in they’re also leaving behind a netful of benefits. While savvy organizations have known […]

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The Many Purposes of the Onboarding Process

Many Purposes of Onboarding

Imagine boarding a plane, buckling your seatbelt, and listening to the in-flight announcements, only to hear a flight attendant go on and on about the food options onboard. No mention of emergency exits, bathrooms, safety rules and regulations, in-flight entertainment—just long ramblings on the chicken and fish dinner options, drink menu items, and types of […]

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3 Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees

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You know effective onboarding can increase retention, performance, and job satisfaction. But is your onboarding program also effective for your remote employees? With 43 percent of Americans working remotely at least some of the time and 31 percent working remotely four to five days per week, it’s important to optimize your process for onboarding remote […]

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10 Powerful Onboarding Activities You Need to Try

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You’ve spent weeks screening resumes, interviewing candidates, and negotiating an offer; the new hire is scheduled to start. Now what? Onboarding. As an HR smarty pants, you already know how important effective onboarding activities are to your organization. Here’s a few stats for you to chew on: –86% of new hires decide whether to stay […]

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First Impressions and Onboarding: Shaping Expectations – BambooHR Blog

First Impressions Lunch

As the HR pro, you have an accurate picture of your organization’s mission, values, goals, and culture. But your new hires don’t have this information. What they do have is a series of first impressions that shape their expectations for their experience at your organization. Effective employee onboarding practices will actively and accurately set these […]

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Shift Your Onboarding Into High Gear

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For new employees, going through the onboarding process is a lot like learning how to drive a stick shift. I might be showing my age a little, but more than half my life ago, my mom taught me how. We took my one-and-a-half cylinder Toyota pickup out to some deserted back roads and worked on […]

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10 Items to Add to Your Onboarding Agenda

Onboarding Agenda

Job changes are stressful for new hires, but they’re not simple for HR either. And sometimes during the whirlwind of paperwork, supplies to order, and concern for the happiness of your new employee, we forget to do the little things that make a HUGE difference. To help you help employees fall in love with your […]

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5 Reasons To Train Your Employees

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“We are committed to extending education and development programs to associates at all levels of the organization. The success of The Coca-Cola Company depends on every employee in the organization. It is people who make the magic happen…” This is the confession Coca-Cola Company put on its website. So what makes their executives believe in […]

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