What People Really Want from Onboarding [Infographic]

What People Really Want From Onboarding

Table of Contents How Long Should Onboarding Last? Why Do New Hires Leave? How Can You Improve the Onboarding Experience? Onboarding Infographic Each of your employees only gets to experience one first day on the job. Effective employee onboarding on day one (and through the weeks and months thereafter) can mean the difference between an […]

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Employee Onboarding: Tips and Best Practices from HR Experts

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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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 Items to Add to Your 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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Top 10 BambooHR Blogs Of The Year

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It’s been a great year for all of us at BambooHR, and we’re already champing at the bit for 2016. But before we officially unwrap our new calendar (“HR Compliant House Kittens”), we thought we’d highlight some of our best blogs of 2015. In no particular order, below are our Top 10 blog posts from […]

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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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5 things HR can do right now to encourage brand advocacy

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Have you ever wondered what makes people put bumper stickers on their car? What makes somebody care enough about something that they will slap a bumper sticker worth a few bucks on the back of their multi-thousand dollar investment? Sure, some stickers make sense. It’s not surprising that somebody heavily involved in politics would promote […]

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5 Unconventional Ways To Be Strategic in HR

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By definition, strategic HR is managing HR in a way that supports the company’s long-term business goals and outcomes. This means going beyond the administrative duties HR has been known for and focusing on the overall business strategy. But did you know that everything an HR professional does can be strategic? Even those so-called administrative […]

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Is It Time To Spice Up Your Employee Handbook?

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I love books! The smell of them. The art on the covers. The way I feel when I finally get a minute to myself and settle down with a good book. But do you know what book doesn’t make me happy? Those thick, dusty, cumbersome employee handbooks that your new hires don’t really want to […]

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Onboarding: The Power of Career-Development Programs

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In part one of our three-part series on strategic onboarding, we discussed how the questions you ask during pre-boarding can be used to make powerful personal connections during onboarding. This time around, let’s focus on how asking the right career-development questions during onboarding helps you better understand your new hires’ career growth aspirations so you can […]

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Onboarding: The Power of Personal Connections

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If you’re like me, you’ve been “onboarded” more than a couple times. Americans on average will change jobs 10 times between the ages of 18 and 37 and if you’re a millennial or Generation Y, chances are you’ll be onboarded many (many, many!) more times throughout your career. While many HR professionals and business managers […]

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