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If Your Employee Onboarding Was Designed by Your Favorite TV Characters

Posted on Jan 20, 2022 9:03:00 AM by John Duval

Employee onboarding is so much more than the old-fashioned notion of orientation. Unlike a single day of introductions and paperwork, onboarding is a collection of resources, activities, and touchpoints that help new hires get to know the people and processes they will interact with at work.

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Top Hiring Mistakes Companies Make

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 11:20:00 AM by John Duval

Recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new talent is a time-consuming and expensive process. Sourcing qualified applicants, narrowing down the pool, completing interviews and reaching a consensus about a candidate can take several weeks. Then, once you’ve chosen someone, it can take months before a new employee is fully trained and able to handle the duties of their job effectively. In other words, when you’re ready to make a hiring decision, it’s crucial you make the right one.

As an HR leader, much of the hiring process falls on your shoulders. And while it can be stressful, you’re also in a unique position to help eliminate common hiring mistakes, streamline operations, and to ensure your organization is staffed with highly-qualified and capable professionals.

Here are six common hiring mistakes and how to avoid them:

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Make Your Onboarding Process Even More Effective with the Right Technology

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 9:15:00 AM by John Duval

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Onboarding checklist: How to keep your new employees happy

Posted on Mar 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM by John Duval

For an HR manager, the onboarding process can potentially be a clipped, formal set of necessary steps. It’s possible to limit the whole onboarding experience to covering legal bases and getting an employee’s paperwork completed.

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A training checklist for a better first day

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 9:30:00 AM by John Duval

The process of training new employees has so many moving parts that any company can easily let a few important items slip through the cracks from time to time. But making employees feel welcome and integral as quickly as possible can help start their relationship with your organization off on the right note and get them engaged in their work from day one.

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Training best practices: make the first few days count

Posted on Feb 17, 2016 12:30:00 PM by John Duval

An employee’s first few days are such a crucial and potentially awkward time for them. We’ve all had first-day experiences when we felt out of place and uncomfortable, but it doesn't have to be that way. You can create a better onboarding experience for your employees.

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How to Begin Successful Employee Onboarding From Day One

Posted on Sep 3, 2015 10:15:00 AM by John Duval

Imagine showing up to a party where you know absolutely no one.

Although you’ve been invited to the party, you had to do a lot to impress the hosts and earn that invitation. You’re excited to be there and jump in on the fun, but when you walk in the door everything is in full swing. No one notices you’re there—not even the person who sent out the evite. 

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