Don’t Let Onboarding Sink New Hires


The new employee orientation process is commonly known as “onboarding.”

Your business should make every effort during onboarding to make new hires feel welcomed prepared for a productive future with the company.

OnboardingThere are four concepts to understand what makes onboarding a success—for both the new worker and the company:

Acquaintance

First off, beginning the onboarding process should be to familiarize new hires with the corporate family. Getting to know the people in the office could help prevent embarrassing situations—such as the new employee who asks a stranger to help with the copier, only to discover later that the stranger was the CEO.

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Six Strategies for HR Leaders


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HR leaders hear lots of talk about “getting a seat at the table” among the leadership functions of an organization. But what does it really mean?

Simply put, CEOs are demanding a more strategic approach in managing today’s workforce needs, as well as in planning for future needs. As an HR leader, you take ownership of the talent strategy in your organization when you:

  • Follow the money and focus on fundamentals.
  • Get the most out of your talent data, your managers, and your employees.
  • Look into the future while keeping an eye on your talent metrics.

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Efficiency vs Effectiveness


Efficiency Vs. Effectiveness

Great read from Nichole Och:

There is a lot of chatter on Twitter around data points.  What is the most effective way to recruit.  What is the percentage of folks living paycheck to paycheck.  How many people will vote for Obama or Romney.  Those are a few headlines I saw today.  Everything is about the numbers.

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