When new internal and external hires are set up for success, it reduces the time to proficiency in the role. Beyond the paperwork, your onboarding strategy should include education and training for the job, as well as socialization activities so new employees quickly become part of the organizational culture. Learn the steps you can take to streamline your new hire processes, manage new employee data, and use onboarding to extend the candidate experience into the employee experience.
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While the employee onboarding process should instill confidence in new hires, it goes beyond warm fuzzies. You and your team are preparing the new employee for the reality of the job. Give them the wrong idea about your company or their position, and you will see a quickly exiting or disengaged hire. Aside from the critical steps of the employee onboarding process, your team should be using your company culture and values to inspire a unique experience. Don’t worry, bold doesn’t always mean costly. Read on to see some of our favorite employee onboarding ideas.
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Interviewing candidates for an executive role can provoke anxiety for hiring managers, and those concerns are compounded with the realization that senior-level positions usually require change leadership and come with high performance pressures. While the company may have made the ideal hire, their new leader’s success is not a foregone conclusion.
Too many hiring managers look at onboarding as something they need to hack in order to achieve long-term employee retention. Sure, a good onboarding process will aid in keeping employees longer, if it works. But your best bet is to focus on the people you’re hiring. What do they want? New hires want to feel prepared, confident, motivated, and welcomed to this new adventure they’re about to embark on.
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