Over the past five articles we have sought to share what we see as best practices regarding onboarding of new hires. We have examined what we consider as four critical pillars of an effective onboarding program:
Welcome to our fifth blog in a series of articles exploring four ingredients to effective onboarding.
In the previous article, we explored the importance of ‘belonging’ and how to help new hires feel ‘at home’, in this article, we will cover role effectiveness.
Welcome to our fourth blog in a series of articles exploring the ingredients of effective onboarding. This article focuses on the importance of creating a ‘sense of belonging’ and how this can be woven into your onboarding process.
Some of the first questions a new hire will ask themselves on joining your organization are;
Do I fit onboard?
Welcome to our third blog in a series of articles exploring four ingredients of effective onboarding;
- Enrollment and administration
- Cultural fit
- Sense of belonging
- Role effectiveness
Welcome to the second blog in a series of articles exploring the ingredients of effective onboarding; enrollment and administration, cultural fit, sense of belonging and role effectiveness.
Work today has changed which has driven the need for continuous learning. New hires have specific learning wants and needs in order to adapt to the evolution of the working world and technology. Therefore, digital learning is a 'way' of learning and not a 'type' of learning.
Most businesses are keen to embrace and embed “digital dreams” into their solutions. We as a learning company are no different. This is making us look closely at what is happening in our marketplace.
UK unemployment is at its lowest level for over a decade, having fallen to just 4.8% (ONS). With the labour market’s remarkable recovery, competition for talent is fierce. Candidates can afford to be picky. And, it is now increasingly difficult for retailers to ensure they recruit and retain the best and the brightest from an ever-decreasing pool applicants.
With employee engagement increasingly taking the lead as the metric of choice for HR and talent teams, the way new hires start their relationship with your organization has never been more important; but who’s responsibility is it to ensure that the new hire is engaged and onboarded effectively?