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 candidate experience.
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As the line between work life and personal life continues to blur, we must create an environment that not only attracts candidates, but positively engages with them at all stages of the employee lifecycle. Join us at the 2017 HCInnovation@Work Conference in Scottsdale, AZ on October 24-26 to begin creating great employee experiences from hire to retire!Learn More
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I am a fan of the principles that underlie the game of duplicate bridge. The players rotate between each table and are given the opportunity to compete with others playing the identical cards. By scoring relative performance, the element of skill is enhanced while the element of chance is reduced. In the end, the person who plays the hands best wins. Head-to-head competition - no hints, no gimmicks, no cheats.
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In just under two months, we’ll ditch this winter snow and bask in the warm sunshine of Orlando, FL for HCI’s annual Human Capital Summit. By now you’ve probably heard about the Summit theme: Building Successful and Adaptive Talent Management in a VUCA Environment (VUCA – describes an environment characterized by: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity); and you’ve also started monitoring the list of rock-star keynotes as it continues to grow each week.
What can you do to thrive in a high speed, volatile environment where the “new normal” has obliterated best practices and the trusted strategies that used to be effective? You start a Fight Club. I know… not your first guess, but bear with me here.
We all know it: onboarding is important, and making an employee’s first 90 days as productive as possible can proactively increase engagement, discretionary effort, and satisfaction. But, what about all of the hours spent submitting applications and materials, and the empty days during the interview process?
I’ve recently determined that working is kind of like hanging out in an ocean (bear with me here). It’s got its perks, no doubt – when the weather is nice, the sun is shining, and you want nothing more than to frolic around in saltwater sprays and waves, chilling with your coworkers, living the life. And then, on occasion, Mr. Sun hides himself behind clouds, the temperature drops, and the friendly waves become a lot faster and a lot more sinister. Suddenly, you’ve got to move.
Create Engaging Employee Experiences from Hire to Retire
As the line between work life and personal life continues to blur, we must create an environment that not only attracts candidates, but positively engages with them at all stages of the employee lifecycle. Join us at the 2017 HCInnovation@Work Conference in Scottsdale, AZ on October 24-26 to begin creating great employee experiences from hire to retire!
Location & Venue
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E McCormick Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Call 800-540-0727 and reference Human Capital Institute/HCInnovation@Work Conference to take advantage of the $225 room rate. Don’t wait, the offer expires September 10, 2018.