Last week we talked about how to visualize real-time talent alignment, and this week we’re talking about how to have a transformative onboarding experience for new hires.
According to the Talent Board’s 2013 Candidate Experience Awards report, based on data from nearly 50,000 candidates from over 90 progressive companies, new hires are sometimes met with less-than-ideal onboarding processes. They’re usually bombarded with disparate paperwork on the first day, as well as left with many questions about everything from benefits to job responsibilities.
Nobody wants to do their “day 1” paperwork from a cold, dark office. They want to do it from the comfort of wherever that comfort derives. They want to get on with the cultural immersion — and get to work.
A good onboarding experience is crucial to the success of every new employee. Since a new hire will decide within the first year if they want to stay with the company or not, the ability to deliver an effective and inviting onboarding process is key to improving employee morale and retention.
A happy candidate experience makes for exceptional hires and happy customers.
Join #TChat co-creators and hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as we learn how to have a transformative onboarding experience with this week’s guests: Todd Owens, President & COO at TalentWise; and Wendy Matyjevich, SPHR, Managing Partner of Human Capital for BlackRain Partners.
David Smooke: Hiring Culture: Creating A Recruitment Ecosystem
Meghan M. Biro: The Onboarding Experience Matters To Your Future Employees
David Obelcz: Five Keys To Onboarding That Drive Employee Engagement
Abigail Tracy: Offer Your New Hires Training, Not Free Donuts
Jim Dougherty: Company Culture Is Part Of Your Business Model
We hope you’ll join the #TChat conversation this week and share your questions, opinions and ideas with our guests and the TalentCulture Community.
#TChat Events: How To Have A Transformative Onboarding Experience For New Hires
#TChat Twitter Chat — Wed, June 4 — 7pmET / 4pmPT Immediately following the radio show, Meghan, Kevin and our guests will move to the #TChat Twitter stream, where we’ll continue the discussion with the entire TalentCulture community. Everyone with a Twitter account is invited to participate, as we gather for a dynamic live chat, focused on these related questions:
Q1: Why should candidates be treated like paying customers? #TChat (Tweet this Question)
Q2: How should companies react to changing modern-day job seeker & employee engagement demands? #TChat (Tweet this Question)
Q3: How can recruiting and onboarding be transformative for candidates & new hires? #TChat (Tweet this Question)
Q4: What practices help leaders ensure a compelling and sustained company culture? #TChat (Tweet this Question)
Q5: In what ways does a collaborative onboarding platform change engagement? #TChat (Tweet this Question)
Throughout the week, we’ll keep the discussion going on the #TChat Twitter feed, and in our new TalentCulture G+ community. So feel free to drop by anytime and share your questions, ideas and opinions. See you there!!
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