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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Study Says American Millennials Lack Skills: So, What Can Be Done?

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American millennials are less skilled than their international peers. (How’s that for a cold bucket of water?) At least, that’s what researchers from Princeton-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) have concluded after they tested the job skills of millennials (born after 1980) in 23 countries. Despite being the most educated generation ever in the country, American […]

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Strategic HR 101: The Value Of Internal Recruiting

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This year we’ve made a resolution to help HR professionals effectively practice strategic HR and become key players in the business activities of the entire organization. This is the main reason we started our virtual summit, and it’s what motivated a lot of the articles, research, and product developments we’ll be sharing this year. One […]

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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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5 Effective Onboarding Must-Dos

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Getting a new job is like being introduced into a new family. New hires have chosen your company and have committed to spending their days at your office, surrounded by the members of your team. Just as with any person they’ll be working with, they need to be introduced to the company. I think that […]

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Do You Fire a Disengaged Employee? [Challenging HR Series]

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You probably know some of the signs. If you’re paying attention, they’re not hard to spot. An employee is always complaining and making excuses. He’s not excited about his work and isn’t looking for ways to be successful. He still comes to work and leaves, day in and day out, but something’s just missing. That […]

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Setting Employees Up for Success

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Don’t you love it when you find a golden employee? You know, one who is a hard worker and passionate about the job. You envision them going far. In recruiting, we love to see when one of our hires turns into a golden employee. It makes us feel like golden recruiters! You want to do […]

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Companies That Really Get Onboarding

Create the onboarding process that fits into your company’s culture.

Bringing on new employees is an exciting time. It’s exciting for the new employee but also for the company who is bringing a new team member into the fold. Most new employees—no matter how confident—will feel a bit nervous having to meet new people and understand a whole new company culture. It’s the company’s job to […]

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Email-able Reports and a Company Directory! – BambooHR Blog

Just when you think something is awesome, it becomes super awesome!  In the last couple of weeks, we’ve launched some improvements that we hope you’ll love. How About Email-able Reports? We like to make life easier on HR so they can focus on the stuff that’s way more important than pushing data, so we eliminated […]

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