There are few instances in the employee lifecycle as momentous as the first few months on the job. New hires join a firm with the promise of productivity. They are focused on opportunities to grow and develop in their careers while making a positive impact both personally and professionally. Loyal to their organizations, new hires bring with them an enthusiasm and energy that is contagious.
But despite this opportunity, research conducted in partnership between Kronos and HCI shows that few organizations effectively optimize their onboarding experiences. In this study of over 350 organizations, we studied the elements of successful onboarding.
Employees don’t quit companies, they quit managers. Although there’s truth in that statement, pointing a finger of blame is not helpful. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find that there are specific things that managers do — ...Read more
Linda Reese, PhD shares her experiences and recommendations for building onboarding programs with her clients.