Why Employee Engagement Should Always be Introduced in Onboarding

Decision-Wise

They only need to train employees to get the job done, but there is so much more to work than knowing how to do your job. Having trained workers doesn’t equal high employee retention or superb customer service. Having engaged employees is actually the key.

Employee Engagement Isn’t a One and Done Activity

HR Bartender

I’ve written about employee engagement quite a bit over the years. But it’s also important to understanding that engagement isn’t necessarily the goal. What I mean by that is the goal should be what engagement creates. That goes for employees as well as organizations.

Podcast: Onboarding Surveys

Decision-Wise

In this episode, DecisionWise Senior Consultants, Christian Nielson and David Long discuss the purpose and methodology of onboarding surveys, using the reports to gather insight, and how the onboarding experience connects directly to employee engagement.

Onboarding Is Successful When Expectations Are Met

HR Bartender

When that happens, they’re happy and engaged. I’ve never met a hiring manager that extends an offer to an employee thinking, “I expect this candidate will be a real loser. All of this points to the onboarding process. What are manager expectations for onboarding?

Set Employees Up for Success: Using Onboarding to Increase Engagement and Retention

Speaker: Jennifer Currence, President, The Currence Group

How to Evaluate the Success of Your Company’s Onboarding Program

HR Bartender

At this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo, SilkRoad announced a strategic partnership with CareerBuilder to provide client companies an enhanced onboarding experience. The group can agree on things like less turnover, more employee engagement, and increased productivity.

Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

HR Bartender

It reminded me that the same philosophy applies to employee engagement. The ideal time to deal with engagement was decades ago. So, what do you do if employee engagement hasn’t been priority number one? RESOURCE : Employee Engagement Defined.

New Hire Onboarding: Take a Pulse to Increase Employee Retention

HR Bartender

Their services include employee experience surveys. With unemployment levels at historic lows, it’s no wonder that employee retention is a priority. A key factor in employee retention is onboarding. HR Onboard says the cost to onboard a new employee is $400.

How to Assess Your Company’s Onboarding Program

HR Bartender

Regardless of what we call it, we know what onboarding is. It’s the process new hires (or newly promoted employees) go through to become productive. The question becomes do organizations know how well onboarding does for them? 4 Steps for Assessing Your Onboarding Program.

Building Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Many in human resources look at employee engagement and say, “How do I sell this to my organization as something that is critically important?” Three Questions to Determine How Important Employee Engagement is to Your Organization. “Do Definition of Engagement.

Companies Should Include Feedback Training in Onboarding

HR Bartender

The primary goal of onboarding is to make employees productive. The better the onboarding process, the faster an employee can engage with the organization. For many companies, that aligns with their onboarding process. It goes for employees too.

New Hires Not Engaged? How to Design an Onboarding Intervention

HR Bartender

Their services include employee experience surveys. That’s why many organizations use an onboarding pulse or check-in. The question becomes, once the employee has responded, what happens with the information? CASE STUDY: How Action-Alert Notifications Led to Greater Engagement.

Get Onboard

HRO Today

Three best practices to engage and retain a changing workforce. In this transformative environment, the onboarding of new employees and the preparation of current employees to acquire new skills will be increasingly important. Losing employees impacts the bottom line.

Use An “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) To Create Employee Engagement

HR Bartender

It’s a great way to allow employees to interact with senior management. And their video on the onboarding portal sure is awesome but it’s not a substitute for human interaction. Even if some employees miss the session, you can always promote the archive for later reading.

4 Ways to Use Your Onboarding Technology For More Than Onboarding

HR Bartender

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference, attendees were talking about new ways to use their onboarding solution for more than onboarding. We all know what onboarding is. And we all know why onboarding is important. Can’t it just be used for onboarding?

6 Employee Onboarding Tips

Engage2Excel

In a previous post “ Make Your Employee Onboarding an Engaging Success ” I shared the strategy behind why onboarding programs are necessary. In this post, I am taking those strategies and listing six tips to make onboarding effective in your organization.

Strategic onboarding

Bersin with Deloitte

An effective new-hire experience can contribute to an employee’s productivity and create value for the organization. Studies show that effective onboarding can improve retention rates by 52 percent, time to productivity by 60 percent, and overall customer satisfaction by 53 percent 1.

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement

15Five

If there’s one thing that’s certain in the world of Human Resources, it’s that employee engagement matters. If there’s a second thing that’s certain, it’s that HR knowing this has done almost nothing to improve employee engagement. Engagement is not a program,” he states.

Strategic onboarding

HR Times

An effective new-hire experience can contribute to an employee’s productivity and create value for the organization. Studies show that effective onboarding can improve retention rates by 52 percent, time to productivity by 60 percent, and overall customer satisfaction by 53 percent 1.

Onboarding: Take Your Process From Basic to Strategic

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of strategic onboarding solutions to drive workforce readiness and organizational transformation. Onboarding continues to be a strategic focus for organizations. 4 Onboarding Trends for 2019.

How to Put Your Employee Engagement Data to Work

Reflektive

HR analytics produces large amounts of insightful employee engagement data, filled with potential insight into employee attitudes, morale, retention rates, and more. Even so, it’s often difficult to explain how employee engagement affects business outcomes and solves company problems. SEE ALSO: Why Facebook Employees Are More Productive, Motivated, and Satisfied. Link Employee Engagement Data to other Sources. Identify Engagement Issues.

The Fundamentals of Employee Engagement

Achievers

There is an international employee engagement crisis. On the bright side, this issue can be prevented with the use of initiatives that recognize employees the right way. After all, employees spend over 40 hours per week in the workplace making it practically a second home.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce. So why the rise in engagement?

Building Employee Engagement in Your Organization - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Many in human resources look at employee engagement and say, “How do I sell this to my organization as something that is critically important?” Three Questions to Determine How Important Employee Engagement is to Your Organization. “Do Definition of Engagement.

DOES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT MATTER TO ORGANIZATIONS WITH HIGH TURNOVER? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Recently, we have had several organizations come to us with the same basic question: What can we do to improve employee engagement if 90% of our employees stay less than 6 months? This might be the case if you view employee engagement as primarily a survey activity.

Employee Engagement Made Simple

Get Hppy

Therefore, if you want the company to thrive, it’s imperative that HR and employee interaction are handled efficiently. In truth, all business owners can appreciate how influential employee engagement can be. Make Sure New Employees Are On Board. Employee engagement

Cartoon Coffee Break | Onboarding Paperwork

Cornerstone On Demand

If you do it right, onboarding means that a new employee can hit the ground running and start out on a positive note. Learn more about why onboarding is the critical first step to employee engagement.

Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management

15Five

How much are disengaged employees costing your company? So what drives engagement and what strategies can leaders use to create an environment where both engagement and productivity thrive? The Intersection of Employee Engagement and Performance Management.

5 Employee Engagement Predictions for 2018

Achievers

Employee engagement is critical to retention. Read on for 5 employee engagement predictions – and they’re just the tip of the iceberg. Employee Engagement Deniers, Seek Help Now. The biggest prediction for employee engagement in 2018?

5 Employee Engagement Predictions for 2018

Achievers

Employee engagement is critical to retention. Read on for 5 employee engagement predictions – and they’re just the tip of the iceberg. Employee Engagement Deniers, Seek Help Now. The biggest prediction for employee engagement in 2018?

Employee Onboarding Guide

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding By: ClearCompany Updated: January 2018. What is Employee Onboarding? Onboarding Definition. Why is Onboarding Important? What is the Average Cost of Onboarding a New Employee? How to Find the Best Onboarding Software for Your Company.

Top Employee Engagement Learning Trends

Get Hppy

Most employees are thinking about one of three career-related decisions. A complicated reality to accept for most retail business owners is retaining top talent to save the expense of hiring new employees. Employees are working from home feel valued by their employer.

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Why You Should Focus on Employee Experience Over Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later. What is Employee Experience? Employee Engagement

How Your Onboarding Procedures Set the Tone for Employee Engagement

HR Cloud

Employee engagement isn’t just a trending topic in HR, it’s proven to have a significant impact on operations and employee retention. Studies have shown that positive employee engagement affects productivity by as much as 17%, and profitability by as much as 21%.

Culture Fit Is the First Step to Successful Onboarding [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

My big takeaway from the article was that in order for employees to be engaged, they have to fit with the culture. Our friends at SilkRoad recently released a report on “ The Who, How, and Why of Onboarding.” Does the organization’s onboarding process include a culture component?