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How Bad Candidate Experiences Affect Your Company

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Group of applicants who know how bad candidate experiences affect your company

The “candidate experience” is the series of interactions and communications between your company and a potential employee. How a job seeker and potential employer interact can be as important as the job and compensation that are offered. The candidate experience is essential to get right if you want to be able to attract the best […]

How to Know When it’s Time to Update Your Employee Orientation

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The orientation and onboarding processes that your new hires go through are simultaneously difficult — both for you and for them — and of the utmost importance. A great orientation sets your hired talent up for success, arming them with the baseline tools they need to get started on the path to success with your […]

How to Make New Employees Feel Welcome

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How to Make New Employees Feel Welcome

One of the main goals of the employee orientation process is to make each new employee feel welcome and comfortable in their new workplace. Starting a new job is a nerve-wracking experience - everything is brand new and there’s so much to learn and do. However, there are things management can do before, during, and [...]

4 Ways to Alienate New Employees Before They Start Working

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4 Ways to Alienate New Employees Before They Start Working

Employee orientation is an excellent opportunity to welcome new employees and make them feel comfortable in their new workplace. However, many businesses struggle with this process, and instead alienate new employees before they even begin working. When companies botch the employee orientation process, new hires go from being excited about a new opportunity to taking [...]

4 Questions About Work Orientation New Employees Are Too Afraid To Ask

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4 Questions About Work Orientation New Employees Are Too Afraid To Ask

Starting a new job is exciting and nerve-wracking, regardless of a person’s age or job title. A new job means new people, new opportunities, and—in many ways—a whole new future. However, it also means having to absorb a ton of new information and training. Sometimes that information overload leaves new employees with a long list [...]

How You Know It’s Time To Update Your Work Orientation Program

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How You Know It’s Time To Update Your Work Orientation Program

Is your company looking for a way to increase new employee retention? Is employee retention declining? Is the employee turnover rate significant enough to cause financial damage? Are experienced employees leaving or are you losing new employees shortly after they are hired? Have you heard complaints from new hires that your employee orientation didn’t prepare [...]

New Employee Orientation Checklist

Posted by Amy Lewkovich on
New Employee Orientation Checklist

Each step of the new employee onboarding process is important, from the moment they accept the job through the entire first year. Important as the process is, it's not uncommon for steps to be missed along the way. With that in mind, and with the goal of helping you create a welcoming atmosphere, we’ve designed [...]

5 Sure-fire Ways to Keep New Employees Longer than Six Months

Posted by Amy Lewkovich on
5 Sure-fire Ways to Keep New Employees Longer than Six Months

In a recent survey about employee turnover, nearly 30% of 1,000 participants said they had previously quit a new job in the first six months. For everyone who knows the staggering costs associated with employee turnover and the effects it can have on an organization, this statistic is more than a little alarming. To prevent [...]

5 Important Steps to Training New Employees Successfully

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5 Important Steps to Training New Employees Successfully

Developing and implementing a comprehensive employee training program is one of the strongest investments you’ll ever make for your business, in no small part because effective employee training contributes to a low rate of turnover. Not only will proper training help your new employees feel more comfortable about beginning their new position, it also will [...]

How to Make Your New-Employee Orientation Program More Successful

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How to Make Your New-Employee Orientation Program More Successful

Onboarding and employee orientation helps new hires adjust to the expectations and demands of their new jobs so they can quickly become productive, contributing members of the organization. Although it may seem that all employee orientation programs are created equal, this is not the case. Here are some suggestions for getting the most out of [...]