Tag Archives: onboarding

Weathering the Great Resignation: Onboarding New Hires for Long-Term

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2021 will long be remembered not just for COVID-19, but as the year of the “Great Resignation,” when millions of employees called it quits. This mass exodus began for many reasons, from employees who put off leaving at the height of the pandemic, to those in search of better pay or greater flexibility in their […]

Now Hiring: Ten Creative Ways to Help Fill Open Positions

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9.2 million open positions remained on the last day of May 2021. Now, with nearly the entire country open and fewer restrictions, many companies can’t hire enough people to meet their needs. Manufacturing, restaurant, hospitality, retail, transportation – you name it, employers are struggling to fill open […]

Personalization to Optimize the Employee Experience

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As HR leaders, we recognize the advantages of offering a stellar employee experience, investing in a stronger work culture, optimizing the employee experience, and prioritizing employee well-being. Each contributes to attracting and retaining top talent, improving productivity, and nurturing brand advocates in current and former employees. After this past year, employees have fundamentally reassessed what […]

Succeeding Financially: Top Strategies for Supporting Employees

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Whether it’s hitting the golf course every day, spending more time with the grandkids, or having the independence to do whatever it is that interests them, most working professionals share a common goal: succeeding financially. No matter the individual dream, we all relish the day we can retire and relax. Just imagine life with no […]

Seven Steps for a Better Employee Onboarding Experience

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While the last 12+ months have certainly changed the rules by which we hire new employees, what’s not new is the amount of time and energy it takes to improve the employee onboarding experience or hire the right candidate. But how does one ensure it’s the right fit? And more importantly, how does one ensure […]

Does Your Company Need Onboarding to Return to the Office?

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As practitioners administer vaccinations at record pace, employers are thinking about what a return to the office might look like. We all know that the return to the office will differ from those of a year ago. Should companies create an onboarding initiative for returning employees to smooth the transition to the next normal? Given […]

4 Reasons Why Improving Employee Experience is a Must

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Think about the way a great customer experience makes you feel. You probably want to do repeat business with that company. Maybe you even tell your friends about the experience or post your compliment on social media. And for good reason. Organizations that prioritize improving the customer experience establish loyal customers, create positive endorsements, and […]

The Prompt is Paramount: 4 Creative Ways to Support Managerial Communication Now (And Later)

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Last week, I had the privilege of co-presenting with behavior scientist and New York Times bestselling author BJ Fogg at Evive and Executive Networks’ webinar, “Maximizing Managerial Impact.” In this engaging session, Dr. Fogg presented his behavior change methodology’s tenets — including how managers can use carefully-crafted, well-timed prompts to bring key aspirations around team-building […]

Engaging New Hires on Day One? You’re Doing it Too Late

Consider this: A prospective hire applies to your company, moves through the interview process, and ultimately accepts a job offer to join the company. The background check clears and the paperwork begins, followed by a quiet period as the new employee gives their two-weeks elsewhere, and finally an orientation to get the new employee onboarded. […]