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Category: Onboarding

The Good, The Bad, and The Costly – Why Effective Onboarding is Crucial

The Good, The Bad, and The Costly – Why Effective Onboarding is Crucial

Ever feel like too many of your employees are leaving their job within the first few months of being hired? It’s not your imagination, according to a recent study, 31% of employees leave during the first six months, with the highest rates of attrition happening in the first 90 days. What could be causing so […]

How to Keep New Employees from Leaving in their First 90 Days

How to Keep New Employees from Leaving in their First 90 Days

Do I stay or do I go? That’s the question employees are asking themselves within their first 90 days. Sure, there’s a point in every job, when you wonder if this is really the path worth continuing, or is it time to move on. However, as a new hire, it’s natural to think even more […]

Using Inboarding to Develop and Engage Your Employees

Using Inboarding to Develop and Engage Your Employees

There is a lot of focus and effort on the employee onboarding process, but an often overlooked and vital step to employee retention is the inboarding process. At the manager and organizational level, a lot of time and effort is spent to successfully onboard an employee. Once that is complete, it is still important to […]

Communication Tips for New Hire Surveys

Communication Tips for New Hire Surveys

When your company commits to having a successful new hire onboarding survey project, you need to commit to having a strong internal communication plan around the ongoing survey. When running a new hire survey, you want to be able to hear as many voices as possible and communication is key to getting as many people […]

Learning Something New About Your New Hire

Learning Something New About Your New Hire

New employee onboarding can be overwhelming. There are a number of items you need to “check” off the list to ensure you set up your new employee for success. One item, sometimes easily forgotten, is making the effort to learn about who your employee is. Sure, you spent time vetting their skills and qualifications, feeling […]

Leadership as a Factor in New Employee Onboarding

Leadership as a Factor in New Employee Onboarding

Leadership’s Role in Employee Onboarding The employee onboarding experience is the one of the greatest opportunities in the talent acquisition process to put your best foot forward. It’s the chance to get to know your employee and for them to get to know the organization in a way that will earn their loyalty for staying […]

Using New Hire Check-Ins to Improve Early Turnover

Using New Hire Check-Ins to Improve Early Turnover

First impressions are important since they are impossible to reverse and set the tone for everything that follows. The first few months on the job for a new employee are typically the most difficult. New hires are unfamiliar with their environment, hesitant to ask questions, and looking to make a good impression with both management […]

How New Hire Check Ins Reduce Turnover

How New Hire Check Ins Reduce Turnover

I don’t include the second “real job” I had on my resume. I’d worked there for five days when I turned in my resignation. I couldn’t wait to get out the door. Since then I’ve spent more than 10 years working in the world of talent management and human resources. I now understand that I […]

Best Practices for Pre-Survey Success

Best Practices for Pre-Survey Success employee pre-survey best practices

So much needs to happen before sending out the first invitation of an employee survey, and following the proper steps means fewer headaches down the road. But what if you miss a step? Now you won’t! In this ebook, we share critical steps you can take during the pre-survey process to set yourself up for […]

Orientation Alone Isn’t Enough: You Need an Onboarding Process to Keep New Hires

Orientation Alone Isn’t Enough: You Need an Onboarding Process to Keep New Hires employee orientation

The Importance of Employee Onboarding We frequently hear “We already have an employee onboarding process.” in our discussions at People Element. By digging deeper, we have learned that this statement has different meanings depending on who we are speaking with. Often times, people are using the terms onboarding and orientation interchangeably. They are not the […]