2018 SilkRoad Global Strategic Onboarding Report

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In recent years, especially in the current labor market, organizations have placed an emphasis onboarding, yet have struggled to find the right mix of connection to strategy, streamlined processes, and an engaging and personalized new hire experience. This survey, conducted by SilkRoad, captured the thoughts of hundreds of HR leaders across the world on the state of global strategic onboarding. To download the 2018 SilkRoad Global Strategic Onboarding Report, click here. .

Wood Group Does Onboarding Right With SilkRoad

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Previously, they faced challenges with their onboarding processes and their ability to scale experiences for a large number of new hires across many locations every year. Watch the video to see how Wood Group leveraged SilkRoad’s Expert Services and a dedicated administrator to optimize and streamline the onboarding experience to effectively sustain engagement, productivity, and strategic excellence that’s stood the test of time. Onboarding

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Measuring Onboarding Effectiveness Using SilkRoad Analytics

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[Editor’s Note: This blog post comes from Nirmala Pol, Data Visualization Analyst on SilkRoad’s R&D team and Mimi Jerkan, Talent Activation Director for SilkRoad]. Defining and measuring onboarding metrics is very important because the new hire experience is the period of an employee’s journey where the organization begins to engage, empower, and activate their new employees. Wondering which metrics will help HR and Onboarding coordinators?

SilkRoad Welcomes Lilith Christiansen as VP of Onboarding Solutions

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We are excited to announce that Lilith Christiansen is joining SilkRoad as Vice President of Onboarding Solutions. Lilith comes to SilkRoad from Kaiser Associates, a boutique strategy consulting firm, where she co-lead the Organization Development Practice. Lilith will leverage her experience to help SilkRoad customers design, implement, and optimize global onboarding programs to enable organizations to achieve Talent Activation.

SilkRoad to Power CareerBuilder’s Expanded Onboarding Offering

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SilkRoad, a global leader in Talent Activation , today announced from the HR Technology Conference and Expo a new partnership with CareerBuilder, a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire, and manage great talent. With this partnership they also validate the critical importance of effective onboarding programs to seal the deal with new hires and protect the talent investment.

Brandon Hall Awards “Gold” to SilkRoad Activate Enterprise Onboarding

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SilkRoad received a coveted Brandon Hall Group gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Onboarding Technology category. SilkRoad Activate Enterprise Onboarding raises onboarding to a new level, by enabling a highly personal but intentional new hire and employee journey. Then, there’s the essential connection with the hiring manager – something that no other onboarding solution provides.

SilkRoad Connections 2018 Agenda Spotlight: Performance

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We’re excited to highlight some of the amazing performance-focused sessions at this year’s SilkRoad Connections user conference. Here are some best practice sessions presented by our customers and the SilkRoad training team. In this session learn how to utilize Silkroad Performance to create an innovative performance management platform focused on constant real-time feedback, and growth and development for both supervisors and employees.

SilkRoad Connections 2018 Agenda Spotlight: Talent Acquisition

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We’re excited to highlight some of the amazing talent acquisition-focused sessions at this year’s SilkRoad Connections user conference. Here are some best practice sessions presented by the SilkRoad team, analysts, and industry leaders. The Future of Onboarding is Now – PricewaterhouseCoopers – Monday, April 30. Source of Hire – SilkRoad’s Justin Dennis – Tuesday, May 1. The impact of onboarding maturity.

Get Onboard

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In this transformative environment, the onboarding of new employees and the preparation of current employees to acquire new skills will be increasingly important. With the landscape for employee recruitment and retention growing more challenging, the ways that organizations and HR departments utilize onboarding to engage their new and current workforce will differentiate successful and failing organizations. Include the C-suite in onboarding and employee experience decisions.

4 Ways to Use Your Onboarding Technology For More Than Onboarding

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. SilkRoad recently launched an online resource center showcasing how Human Resource Management Systems can benefit your bottom line. 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.

SilkRoad Connections 2018 Agenda Spotlight: Onboarding

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We are excited to highlight some of the amazing sessions that will take place at SilkRoad Connections 2018. We’ll start with some of our onboarding-themed sessions. High Volume Onboarding – Presented by SeaWorld – Tuesday, May 1, 2018. SeaWorld will present on how they leverage SilkRoad Onboarding to effectively onboard a tremendous number of new hires and rehires throughout the year.

Onboarding: Take Your Process From Basic to Strategic

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(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. Check out their research, “ The Value of Employee Engagement in the Age of Digital Disruption ” a valuable report for any HR leader who wants to see engagement and onboarding from the C-suite. Onboarding continues to be a strategic focus for organizations. 4 Onboarding Trends for 2019.

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

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation. At this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo, SilkRoad announced a strategic partnership with CareerBuilder to provide client companies an enhanced onboarding experience. Quantitative Methods for Measuring Onboarding Results. Using that statistic means that turnover is an important metric when it comes to evaluating onboarding programs.

Companies Should Include Feedback Training in Onboarding

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation. SilkRoad recently announced that Carey Lohrenz, the first female to pilot an F-14 Tomcat Fighter jet for the Navy will be the keynote speaker at their annual Connections conference taking place in May. The primary goal of onboarding is to make employees productive. The better the onboarding process, the faster an employee can engage with the organization.

HR TechStack – Onboarding Software

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HR Onboarding Software Definition. New employee onboarding is the process of getting new hires adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Onboarding is one of the most common HR practice across companies of all sizes & types. The HR TechStack for Onboarding Software. SilkRoad. Get your new hires off on the right foot with a great onboarding experience.

SilkRoad Connections 2018: Dedicated to Providing Strategy, Innovation and Excellence

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According to Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Talent Acquisition Technology Survey, onboarding is one of the top three talent acquisition-technology priorities for organizations over the next 12 to 24 months. This focus on onboarding is well-warranted; how organizations enculturate and train new hires determines not only their engagement and proficiency levels, but impacts overall organizational performance. The strategy and innovation devoted to onboarding was impressive.

NCSOFT and SilkRoad Receive Two Industry Awards for Strategic Onboarding Innovation

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And when that strategic onboarding idea goes live and wins an award, even better. NCSOFT, a leading online gaming publisher, and SilkRoad are the proud recipients of two industry awards for innovation and excellence in strategic onboarding. In addition, the organizations’ efforts to improve NCSOFT’s onboarding process earned them the 2018 Optimas Award Silver in Innovation from Workforce Magazine.

Onboarding Is Your Foundation For the Employee Experience

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Organizations understand that the onboarding process is important. During this year’s SilkRoad Connections Conference , Madeline Laurano, co-founder of Aptitude Research Partners , shared that an organization’s onboarding strategy should define the two touchpoints in the employee experience: pre-hire and post-hire. If organizations want to improve the onboarding experience they need to view technology differently. Onboarding needs to be transparent to be effective.

How to Assess Your Company’s Onboarding Program

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Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of talent activation technology. Regardless of what we call it, we know what onboarding is. The question becomes do organizations know how well onboarding does for them? There’s only one way to find out the effectiveness the company’s onboarding process. Today’s post is designed to provide an outline for assessing your onboarding program. Onboarding should send that message.

SilkRoad Connections 2018 Agenda Spotlight: Aptitude Research Journey Series

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We’re excited to welcome back Aptitude Research Partners to SilkRoad Connections 2018. This is the journey we traditionally think of as Onboarding. This topic will look at how organizations integrate the manager and employee experience across the onboarding process to set both the new hire and the manager/employee relationship off to a good start. Every time we learn something new, join a new team, start a new project we really are Onboarding to a new journey.

Strategic Recruitment and Onboarding Are Essential for The Best Patient Care

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Let’s look at how hiring and onboarding play a direct role in healthcare business outcomes. How You Hire Matters, and How You Onboard Matters Even More. Ineffective hiring practices often give way to ineffective onboarding practices, and organizations fall even further behind as they lose top talent quickly and must start the whole process over again. The post Strategic Recruitment and Onboarding Are Essential for The Best Patient Care appeared first on SilkRoad.

3 Questions That Will Uplevel Your New Hire Onboarding

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At the annual SilkRoad Connections conference in Orlando, Onboarding onboarding talent acquisition talent management(Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from Alexandra Levit of Inspiration at Work).

HR TechStack – Onboarding Softwares

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HR Onboarding Software Definition. New employee onboarding is the process of getting new hires adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly. Why Your Organization Needs a Solid Onboarding Software. Onboarding is one of the most common HR practice across companies of all sizes & types. The HR TechStack for Onboarding Software. SilkRoad. Get your new hires off on the right foot with a great onboarding experience.

HR’s Role in Helping Organizations Accept Feedback

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation. Onboarding – The best way to learn is by gaining knowledge and skills when you need them. This takes place during the hiring process, orientation, and onboarding. A couple of weeks ago, SilkRoad and I presented a webinar together on “ Creating a Company Culture that Embraces Feedback ”.

New: Evolution of Onboarding eBook

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In years past, many organizations viewed onboarding as a transactional process comprised of new hire paperwork and time spent orienting to company policies. Today’s talent market, which is characterized by low unemployment and high voluntary attrition, has created a need for organizations to leverage a more designed and intentional onboarding experience that’s inclusive, intentional, and reduces time to proficiency. Future trends and opportunities in onboarding.

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New: 2017 Strategic Onboarding Report

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Companies with no onboarding strategy are three times more likely to lose high-potential talent. – Aptitude Research Partners, Hire, Engage, Retain 2016. Does your onboarding program set new hires up for success? If it’s time to transform your program, check out this great new report by HR Daily Advisor and SilkRoad: the 2017 Strategic Onboarding Survey: How to Activate New Employees. Using onboarding for employee transitions to new roles.

RR Donnelley Speeds New Hire Onboarding

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The company hires 3-5,000 employees a year, which put the spotlight front and center on onboarding as a program with a big business impact. RRD chose SilkRoad Onboarding to improve its new hire experience, prepare new employees faster and enhance communication. “We’re We’re able to onboard people faster to get them in new jobs … and that makes managers happy.”. One word I would use to describe SilkRoad is seamless. Need onboarding speed? Onboarding

Strategic Onboarding Maturity Assessment

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“12% of employees strongly agree their organization does a great job of onboarding new employees.” A mature onboarding strategy that creates a meaningful journey throughout the entirety of the employee life cycle is the gateway to better business outcomes. Take the strategic onboarding maturity assessment below to see where you stand. Content loading… The post Strategic Onboarding Maturity Assessment appeared first on SilkRoad. Onboarding

How NCSOFT Gamifies the Onboarding Experience

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Prior to partnering with SilkRoad, NCSOFT found that their onboarding process was inconsistent across the workforce and highly manual and time-consuming. In partnering with SilkRoad, their goal was to engage and welcome new hires into their culture from the start. To accomplish this, they gamified their onboarding process and portal to extend the user experience to the employee experience. Onboarding

The 4 Pillars of Strategic Onboarding

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The downfall for most companies is their failure to extend the excitement and momentum generated in the candidate experience to the onboarding experience. According to a Department of Labor study , 69 percent of new hires that take part in a structured onboarding process are likely to remain with a company for longer than three years. However, Gallup found that only 12% of employees strongly agree that their organization does a great job of onboarding new employees.

Case Study: Steelcase Uses Onboarding Technology for Leadership Development

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That’s what companies are discovering about onboarding technology and here’s a super interesting example. The ENGAGE program combined formal leadership training with an innovative approach: having SilkRoad Activate Onboarding automate this important journey. “We The post Case Study: Steelcase Uses Onboarding Technology for Leadership Development appeared first on SilkRoad. OnboardingUnlimited possibilities.

Why Organizations Need to Onboard Employees Through Their First Year

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According to the 2017 Strategic Onboarding Survey by HR Daily Advisor , for 70%, onboarding is finished by the end of the first quarter at the latest. This suggests that organizations need to expand the scope and length of onboarding experiences to drive retention. So, what is the ideal timeframe for an onboarding experience? The best onboarding experiences start as early as the offer letter and engage employees through their first year. Onboarding

Why Strategic Onboarding Matters to Financial Leaders

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According to SilkRoad’s 2018 Global Strategic Onboarding Trends Survey , the key to attracting and keeping talent in a tough market is to engage them from the point of offer acceptance. Strategic onboarding goes beyond compliance to create and deliver an intentional experience that aligns with distinct organizational objectives. In the video below, SilkRoad’s Lilith Christiansen explains the importance of strategic onboarding for financial leaders.

Transforming Your Workforce? Take an “Always On” Onboarding Approach

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An “always on” onboarding approach to workforce readiness can support your talent at every stage of change. So you think you know onboarding? Traditional onboarding really was about a checklist – orientation, done; forms, done. Today’s onboarding has expanded to do so much more. Once an offer is extended, onboarding begins to engage a new employee until the official start day. Onboarding has gone strategic and now extends beyond the new hire stage.

The Onboarding & Retention Relationship

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Tanner reports that 69% of employees are more likely to stay with their places of employment for at least three years after a great onboarding experience. Is the process of onboarding really that critical to retention? A study from Kronos Incorporated earlier this year also indicates that many feel the onboarding process can affect employee retention, as it should include more than orientation paperwork. What role will HR play in the onboarding process?