Onboarding has three goals: to inform, to welcome and to guide new hires. By focusing on these goals, you can help ensure that your onboarding program is consistently effective.
To build an ethical workforce, companies need to foster conversations about what integrity really means and how their companies can be a force for good.
The more quickly new hires can become acclimated to their new role, the more satisfied and successful they will be in the organization.
Help new hires develop a continuous learning mindset by structuring the onboarding program as a learning journey that extends over a longer period, with decreasing “handholding” and increasing accountability for learning.
Employee onboarding and employee orientation are two different animals, but too many managers make no distinction between the two.
Effective onboarding can significantly improve employee retention and help guide new employees on the path to success in their new role.
Two themes emerge that all teams should consider when creating new training programs: immersive employee engagement and practicing what you preach.
Adult learning theory refers to methods or techniques used to teach adults. When a new employee starts or an existing employee changes to a new role, adult learning theory informs the process of successfully equipping them to take over the role.
You can turn the onboarding journey into a more fun and efficient process with the help of e-learning and a corporate learning management system (LMS).
According to Gallup, 87 percent of employees worldwide are not engaged. The reason is simple: Organizations are flying in coach, instead of upgrading to first class.