Some of the people reading this article already have formalized onboarding programs. That’s great! Unfortunately, 35% of you have admitted to spending zero dollars on your employee onboarding. That needs to change. Onboarding is an integral part of your recruiting and performance management, and the ways in which you ease employees into your company can make for better workers or easy quitters. If you want your employees to transition into the highly productive workers you need them to be, you’re going to have to spend some money on real, honest-to-goodness onboarding.
Once you’ve come around to the idea that you need a better onboarding program (or an [...]
As someone who runs a company that helps people with onboarding their employees, I’m familiar with the ins and outs of the process. As such, it’s easy to forget that not every client I work with actually knows what onboarding is. Most of them know it’s how you get employees to enter the workplace, but some of them aren’t exactly sure what that entails. And for those companies, I offer this: the easiest three-step guide to onboarding, even if you’ve never done it before.Gather the Forms
This might be the toughest step to get through, simply because it’s usually the most confusing aspect of onboarding new employees. What forms do you need to have employees fill out? Which are [...]