Tag: Basic Employee Onboarding

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Quantitative and Qualitative Tools for Measuring Onboarding Success

In two previous posts, we’ve been discussing the importance of measuring onboarding efforts, as well as some basic steps toward developing a measurement program. Here, we’re going to look at some specific types of both qualitative and quantitative measurements.

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How to Measure Onboarding Effectiveness

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of onboarding efforts for setting the stage for an employee’s successful career with an organization, as well as aiding in employee retention. To that end, we made the case for finding ways to measure the effectiveness of your employee onboarding programs.

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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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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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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 […]