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.

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?

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.

Onboarding Is Your Foundation For the Employee Experience

HR Bartender

Organizations understand that the onboarding process is important. Companies grapple with balancing the “welcoming employee experience” part with the “legal and compliance” piece. If organizations want to improve the onboarding experience they need to view technology differently.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Essential Employee Onboarding Checklist

ExactHire HR Trends

Make Your Onboarding Process a Competitive Advantage. Making improvements to the employee onboarding process isn’t always the first priority for small and medium businesses. In this checklist, innovative ideas for onboarding tasks are grouped by.

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.

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.

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

4 Unusual Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Pingboard

Healthy employee engagement is good for any business, as committed, dedicated employees are more likely to help the organization achieve its goals. However, many organizations struggle to attain their desired level of employee engagement.

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?

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?

Get Employee Onboarding Right

Everwise

Often it’s a loose process– two thirds of companies have no formal onboarding program. And not having a longer-term, structured onboarding program puts the onus on managers without equipping them to get their new team members up to speed. But onboarding matters.

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?

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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10 Onboarding Ideas You Can Use Right Now

Engage2Excel

Your inbox is probably filled to the brim with advice on onboarding. While there’s plenty of research on turnover rates, which can run as high as 50 percent in the first year, you’ll find a surprising lack of research to support specific onboarding program ideas.

How effective Onboarding can help you build employee engagement

Voice of Lumesse

Onboarding Recruiting Aberdeen Group Employee Engagement Engaged Gallup HR New Hires Onboarding Recruitment Talent AcquisitionA common English idiom is “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” however, we all know that first impressions count.

How One Company Increased Employee Engagement in Learning by 272 Percent

Cornerstone On Demand

Challenges with employee engagement and employee turnover are familiar to most companies at different points in their growth. Prometheus provided its tenants with a holistic experience in their apartments—so why not offer something similar to employees in the workplace?

How Employee Engagement Raises Retention Rates

Get Hppy

Employees can and do transfer from job to job, employer to employer, with little remorse for what they leave behind. Regardless of age, most employees remain in a single position for just 4.6 Get your employees excited about working for your company again.

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. Non-negotiable Processes The onboarding process can consist of non-negotiable and optional processes.