Despite the hype around onboarding, most companies are still immature in how they tackle the new hire experience. In fact, only 32% of companies have a formal onboarding program despite an uptick in hiring activity. When onboarding moves beyond a basic orientation and engages new hires on day one, organizations are better able to drive business outcomes such as retention, productivity and performance. How can organizations improve their onboarding initiatives and provide managers with the tools they need to engage new hires? What steps do companies need to take to transform onboarding into a strategic business initiative? Join us Wednesday, March 12, when we will share a sneak peek at our 2014 onboarding research that will help answer these questions. Below are a few of the topics we plan to cover during this webinar, Engagement on Day One, hosted by SuccessFactors:
- Evolution of Onboarding: For many companies, engagement is a critical component of onboarding that is often overlooked. Instead, companies focus on forms management and compliance failing to consider what motivates new hires or what drives performance in the first few months. During this presentation, we will examine where organizations are in their onboarding journey and the steps they need to take in order to mature and drive business outcomes.
- Link between Onboarding and Engagement: Onboarding provides new hires with the first taste of what employee engagement means to your organization. Companies identify engagement as a top priority in their onboarding strategies and the reason new hires make the decision to stay with their organization. So, why are so few companies successful when it comes to engaging new hires? During this webinar, we will reveal data that shows the challenges and actions organizations must take to correlate engagement and onboarding.
- The Role of the Manager: Although most managers understand the impact of onboarding on new hire success, they often do not have the tools or resources needed to successfully engage their new hires and drive performance.
- Key Recommendations: In order to improve onboarding efforts and better engage new hires, organizations should consider best practices. This presentation will share key recommendations (based on our latest research) to achieve results in new hire engagement. Some of the topics we will cover include: communication strategies, extending the program, integration with learning and development, the use of video and gamification.
We hope you can join us for this exciting webinar (Engagement on Day One) and the first chance to see findings from our annual onboarding research.