Onboarding

Reduce time to proficiency with an onboarding strategy that includes training and socialization

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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Leadership DNA: New Criteria for Identifying and Coaching Leaders to Their Full Potential

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Blog10 Pitfalls

10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Onboarding New Employees

October 11, 2013 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

The Consequence of a Poor First Impression
Ninety percent of companies correctly believe employees make their decision to stay or leave within the first six months of employment. During this period, employees are in unfamiliar territory and highly alert to signals and experiences, however minor, that will help them navigate their new work environment.

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Aggressive Talent Wars Are Good for Cities 

October 9, 2013 | Orly Lobel | HBR

Barring non-competes is one of California longstanding strong talent mobility safeguards. Unlike most other states in the United States, but more like innovative Western European countries like Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, California has ...

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Finding Balance With Flexi Time

September 30, 2013 | Joanna Lyall, Chief Planning Officer | Huffington Post

The world of work is evolving to allow people to work in their own time and own way. This makes a huge impact on the possibilities for working parents or people with other time intense interests outside of work. However, what does this mean for ...

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BlogStarting a New Job

Dear Diary, Today I Started My New Job

September 11, 2013 | Nancy Piatt | HCI

Throughout my career, I’ve dabbled in the world of “new employee orientation.” I’ve shown really boring slides, helped new-hires decipher a myriad of insurance options, given office tours, and scheduled “meet-n-greets” with other employees and leaders. All of these activities have resulted in varying levels of effectiveness.

 

BlogOnboarding for Each Generation

Tailor Your Onboarding Strategy to Each Generation

August 22, 2013 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

Effective new hire onboarding will be critical for employee retention and engagement in the future as demographic shifts significantly alter the talent landscape. America’s 80 million Baby Boomers will be succeeded in their roles by a cohort (Generation X) that is half their size, intensifying the competition among employers for top talent. 

 

BlogLeadership Principle

The Greatest Leadership Principle – Raising Up the Next Guy, Part 1

August 14, 2013 | Joseph "Bud" Haney | HCI

A search of respected blogs and periodicals about leadership reveals a largely cohesive group of characteristics that most experts agree a person should possess if they want to gain recognition as a great leader. For example, most agree that leaders must have vision. They must communicate clearly and often. They must admit their faults, delegate, share the glory, and relate to their employees on a personal level.

2019 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

Leadership DNA: New Criteria for Identifying and Coaching Leaders to Their Full Potential

The talent that makes for a successful individual contributor is not the same talent that makes a great manager. Join us at the 2019 Learning & Leadership Development Conference in Boston on September 10-12, 2019 and get strategies you can use right now to identify and develop the managers that will drive engagement, collaboration, and innovation for the success of your business.

Location & Venue

Encore Boston Harbor
One Broadway
Everett, MA 02149

Take advantage of the room block rate of $329. Don't wait, the offer expires August 7, 2019.

2019 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

You can't "train" a bad manager into a good manager.

You need a new set of criteria for identifying future managers that will drive business success. Get started at the 2019 Learning & Leadership Development Conference in Boston on September 10-12, 2019

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