Jul 18
Rethinking New Hire Experience | 6 Crucial Questions for Auditing your Onboarding Process
Last time we discussed the three distinct new hire experience events in most organizations: orientation, onboarding, and training. We challenged you to re-think the triad through the lens of integration. In this post, we’re discussing where to start and how to make it happen. The Big 6 Onboarding Audit Questions: 90% of a solution is defining the problem. By clearly defining the problem to solve, the more targeted your solution can be. By asking yourself these 6 questions you’ll be able to understand the big picture behind your onboarding process and discover the precise problems you need to address. How…
Jul 11
Rethinking New Hire Experience | Orientation, Onboarding, Integration
When Onboarding Feels Like Being Thrown Overboard You‘ve probably gone through a formal onboarding program that consists solely of sitting at a desk and being asked to read a handbook. Then you were left to sink or swim based on your own initiative or the skill and enthusiasm of your hiring manager. After this “process,” you likely had a few opinions for HR on how to change the new hire integration program, such as: Information you needed Information you didn’t get What you needed to know at certain points in your development What would’ve made you productive more quickly  What…
Jun 13
New Hire Turnover | One of The Most Common Reasons People Leave New Jobs
New Hire Turnover Woes New hire turnover is a serious drain of talent, money, and resources for companies of all sizes. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, a mismatched hire could cost an employer 30% of the employee's first-year earnings with nothing to show for it. Not to mention the sunk costs of onboarding, lost business opportunities and the stress understaffing places on the rest of your team. A new hire mismatch can also be a threat to your brand should a disgruntled review go viral on social media and employment sites. As a hiring manager, you understand that…