Category: Onboarding

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How to Avoid Fast Turnover with New Hires

In a previous post, we discussed the high cost of turnover and recruitment and the need for businesses to make sound and lasting hiring decisions when possible to keep these costs to a minimum.

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Why Employees Leave in the First 90 Days

Finding the right employee can be extremely difficult, particularly in an economy with a historically low unemployment rate, when potential employees can often pick and choose between a number of labor-starved employers. Not only is it difficult—it’s expensive.

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Will ‘Zero-Time Onboarding’ Be the End of Traditional Hiring Practices?

While job searches surge in early January each year (by an estimated 43%), many companies still lack a structured onboarding process year-round, failing to allocate the necessary time and costs required for getting employees up to speed. While the onboarding process for businesses is generally ill-defined, what is clear is that poor approaches can lead to negative […]

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Why eLearning Is Great for New Hire Onboarding

Back in the “old days,” (before advancements in technology) new employee onboarding used to be a one-size-fits-all affair. Over the past few years, organizations have begun to realize the importance of a holistic approach wielding cutting-edge, technology-based eLearning materials to ease the orientation process and set up new team members for later success.

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Should Employees Train Their Replacements?

Do you have a succession plan in place? If not, you may want to consider one, as 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 […]

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Focus on Employee Engagement Surveys to Retain Home Healthcare Workers

The healthcare industry is growing rapidly, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), roughly 25% of all new jobs in the U.S. will be in health care and home-based care. The BLS predicts that health care and home-based care will be among the fastest growing segments in terms of employment growth through the […]

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Understanding the Cost of Hiring and Onboarding New Employees

Whether you’re filling a new position to help your company grow or replacing an employee who is leaving, you’re not just filling out a slot on an organization chart. You hope to find someone who can add to the strength and capability of your group—someone who is just right for the position you want to […]

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How Effective Onboarding Can Have a Lasting Impact on Your Company

If you’re approaching onboarding as a quick way to get forms signed and mandatory trainings completed, you’re missing out on a boatload of benefits. Sure, there are operational tasks that have to be completed when a new employee starts. But a thoughtful onboarding program can provide so much more. Effective onboarding can deliver results that […]