Employee Onboarding and Working Remotely
Mar10

Employee Onboarding and Working Remotely

It’s so incredibly hard to onboard people that are not with you in person. You can’t physically show them what they need to do and how to handle stuff. Phone calls sure help with that but are still not ideal. Here are some tips that you could use to onboard your remote new hires.. Create multiple points of contact for your new hire This is extremely important as your new hire will face issues and you can’t be there first hand. The...

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Drive Employee Engagement Through Personalized Learning
Feb22

Drive Employee Engagement Through Personalized Learning

How do you attract and retain top talent? To eliminate actively disengaged employees, companies are looking to re-strategize their employee engagement programs to attract and retain top talent. Take a look at these three ways you can leverage personalized learning to showcase your commitment to employee engagement Make it Mobile When you make your company’s learning material mobile-friendly, employees can easily access materials,...

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3 Benefits Of Digital Onboarding
Aug08

3 Benefits Of Digital Onboarding

Traditional onboarding can be a bit depressing. Employees come in for their first day excited to make a difference and, in most cases, they sit in a windowless room signing form after form. Then, new employees are awkwardly introduced to the team, shown to their desk, and thrown in at the deep end — with the caveat that they’re free to ask questions about anything and everything. This is the way it’s always been done. Why change what...

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#HRchat: Employee Onboarding – Broken Promises

The onboarding process is a pivotal time for the new hire. This is the time when they are welcomed into workplace culture and expectations are defined.

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This Is Why You Need To Stop Pretending Onboarding Doesn’t Matter

For many new hires, their first few days with an organization feel like being thrown to the wolves. They don’t know which way to turn for support or answers. That is unless they have the right onboarding program. The infographic below — created by Onboardia, a company dedicated to making employee orientation and training easier and more productive — shows the importance of giving new employees the tools and help they need...

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Is HR in Denial?

I think HR is in denial. Denial about what, you may ask? Denial about why new hires fail and why they are struggling to attract talent.

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Nonprofits Can’t Keep Ignoring Talent Development

Is your social venture losing its homegrown talent — often to other social ventures? In the past two years, only 30% of open C-suite positions in the nonprofit sector were filled by an internal candidate (the rate at for-profits is 60% of positions). And almost half their replacements came from other nonprofits. This comes at a significant financial and productivity cost to all organizations, as demonstrated by research in corporate...

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The simple answer to improved employee engagement [infographic]

There is so much beauty in simplicity. Yet, we so often gravitate towards the complicated. Looking for hidden meanings by  extrapolating data, deriving information from complex formulas, and so on. Sometimes our biggest challenge is how to find the simple answer.   In the famous words of my favourite doctor, Dr.Seuss, “Sometimes the questions are complicated, and the answers are simple.”   In Learnkit’s 2015 North American...

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