Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department. Designing a new employee checklist not only streamlines employee onboarding but also reassures new hires in multiple ways.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean? Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce. Diversity sourcing, by extension, is a dedicated effort to attract, engage, and hire a diverse slate of candidates. Diversity begins and ends with your company culture.

How Thinkific delivers an outstanding onboarding

Henry

A leading company which offers other organisations the platform, technology and means to easily and simply create online courses for educational purposes, Thinkific also take things to the next level, but balance it with the simpler things in life when it comes to onboarding.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

So how can organizations focus diversity and inclusion efforts to address cultural groups’ unique needs and build fluid, cross-cultural communities that promote collaboration and avoid pigeonholing? The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear.

Holistic Onboarding- Connect Recap - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Maia Palma, HR Coordinator, Zendesk recently spoke at Sapling's Connect Summit on the topic of Holistic Onboarding and gave some great tips on developing your onboarding program. What is holistic onboarding? Maia defines it as, “creating a purposeful onboarding strategy that teaches your new hires about your company, sets them up for success but also infuses company culture and values into that experience right away from day one. Why invest in new hire onboarding?Accelerate

Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work, is. Diversity is an answer to the skills gap , and will create an applicant pool with varied talents and backgrounds.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too.

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of September 2018

Digital HR Tech

The top articles of September feature a business case for onboarding automation, an article on the pipeline opportunity for diversity in tech, a piece on the importance of hiring for soft skills, and a video with our experts explaining what excites them about Organizational Network Analysis (ONA).

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. Explicitly request a diverse range of referrals. Diversity

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

So, if your metrics don’t directly and unambiguously cover strategic goals like increasing revenue, productivity, or innovation, they simply won’t drive executives to act. This metric is widely accepted by CFOs as the standard workforce productivity metric.

5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

So, spend Tuesday, September 11, 2018 learning about diversity, inclusion, and equality. While I love Las Vegas, I equally enjoy going to conferences that place an emphasis on wellness and wellbeing.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them

Workable

For example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review (HBR) , millennials, GenXers and Baby Boomers all want to “make a positive impact in their organization”, “help solve social/ environmental challenges” and “work with a diverse group of people” in equal measure.

Social Collaboration: Does It Hurt Or Help Sales?

SuccessFactors

Decrease sales enablement time, shortening the onboarding process of new sales hires by 13%. Increase speed of information, enabling the workforce, including sales, to be 14% more productive. Not all social collaboration tools are made equally.

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Making Data-driven Decisions with HR Reporting - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Onboarding. Diversity and inclusion. 90-day turnover: Keep an eye on your 90-day turnover rate so you know when too many people are leaving before they reach full productivity. A high 90-day turnover can be indicative of issues with your recruitment or onboarding processes.

12 Ways to Go From Administrative HR to Business Impact HR

Visier

Maximizing workforce productivity (the dominant HR focus). Most HR functions don’t even calculate the simplest measure of workforce productivity (the annual revenue of the firm divided by the number of employees). pale blue) when data shows that it increases productivity.

Expert Roundtable: Why Digital Transformation in HR Means More Than Tech

Cornerstone On Demand

Do they increase the efficiency and productivity of the organization as a whole? Digital tools can also help amplify the diversity of our workforce by facilitating hiring and management of geographically dispersed workers. SL Digital transformation does not equal HR technology.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient. This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace. Diverse organizations work better.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff.

10 HR Leaders Anyone in Talent Management Should Follow on LinkedIn

Eightfold

Moulton has been involved in the restructuring or hiring processes such as onboarding, employment branding and talent development for a variety of organizations. A member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and Investment Committee, Shook values inclusion and diversity.

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HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)

CuteHR

A startup founder is often caught up amidst product innovation, market demands, and the cutthroat competition. The focus is on significant ways to create path-breaking products often assuming that managing the employees is a non-essential part of creating risk proof companies.

Josh Bersin: Tracing the evolution of HRBPs

HRExecutive

Rather than a “talent COE,” there are solution centers or solution teams, such as an employee-onboarding center or a team focused on low employee performance or global talent mobility. What is the onboarding procedure in this market?

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff.

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Research backs this up: According to one study , the ability to deliver on recruiting had a larger impact on revenue growth than all other HR areas, including onboarding and retaining new hires, managing talent, and developing leadership.

Clear Steps to Implement an Effective Feedback Loop

CakeHR

Research shows that the behaviour of peers in a group has more impact on the productivity of team members than monetary incentives. Diversity of thinking is powerful for three reasons. It is easy to get onboard with the idea of a feedback loop.

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Research backs this up: According to one study , the ability to deliver on recruiting had a larger impact on revenue growth than all other HR areas, including onboarding and retaining new hires, managing talent, and developing leadership.

8 Influential Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Bonusly

When employees feel engaged, results have shown that organizations benefit from higher customer satisfaction levels, improved productivity, and greater profits. Diversity & Inclusion. How do you onboard your new employees ? Employee disengagement can be equally expensive.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

The actual work to build a solution that is tailored to meet your needs — such as answering questions about recruiting, employee retention and engagement, or diversity and inclusion — requires you or a vendor you hire to develop the solution from the ground up. Product updates.

Why you should consider microlearning for employee training

PI Worldwide

A shoe company develops an app with brief click-through product overviews that include pictures, descriptions, and customer conversation starters to help sales associates build product knowledge. On average, we check our phones 52 times every day, and we rely on them for many work-related tasks, including email, texting, productivity apps, and more. That makes it an effective tool for bringing employees up to speed on new products, services, or organizational policies.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them

Workable

For example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review (HBR) , millennials, GenXers and Baby Boomers all want to “make a positive impact in their organization”, “help solve social/ environmental challenges” and “work with a diverse group of people” in equal measure.

How to Tackle the Engagement Crisis in a Remote Workforce?

Kea

From improved productivity to reduced overheads, the benefits of a remote workforce are plenty. How can organizations juggle such initiatives across diverse teams and locations? When expectations are high, solutions need to be equally gratifying.

6 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of January 2018

Digital HR Tech

Workforce Health Engagement by Jesse Lahey – This podcast is great for all things employee health and productivity related. Study Finds that a Bad Onboarding Experience May Disengage New Hires. The onboarding period is like a honeymoon for new hires: they’ve just committed themselves to this long-term, professional relationship and they couldn’t be happier. Orientation is NOT onboarding. Onboarding. Oh boy, that’s one month gone already.

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent

Workable

But there’s another side to this; one that’s less prominent but equally, if not more, important. In her book, Lee-Anne provides a thought-provoking analysis of the diverse needs of different generations and she highlights: The times have changed, what employees want has changed.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

What is Talent Management in HR?

Workable

Foster a productive and equal workplace. Also, implement policies that give all employees equal opportunities to speak up when they face issues on the job and give them the chance to participate in challenging multi-team projects. Diversity and inclusion initiatives.