It's human nature to have a deep-seeded desire to be needed. Wanted. Valued. In several talks and workshops, I've used Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as an example of how we should be considering the needs of our new employees as we develop and implement onboarding strategies. Of course, it is critical to focus on the … Continue reading One sentence that will make new employees fall in love with your organization
As much as I wish I could tell you that successful onboarding just happens, I'm afraid it doesn't. A well-crafted onboarding program sets new employees up for success during the vulnerable first months on the job. Implementing this requires thought. It requires planning. It requires knowing your audience and stakeholders. But most importantly, it requires … Continue reading 3 Steps to Developing a Killer Onboarding Program
Hey manager! Ready or not...here comes your new employee! If a hiring manager doesn't have a lot of turnover on her team, she may not give a lot of thought to preparing for a new employee's arrival. On the flip side, a hiring manager who is often bringing on new team members might find herself … Continue reading Ready or Not?
In my last post, I threw out this crazy little notion about incorporating Pinterest into employee onboarding programs. I promised that there would be a Part 2...and here it is: I've got 3 more board possibilities for you, so between last week's post and this one, you'll have 8...count 'em...8 ideas for boards you can … Continue reading Pinterest for Onboarding: Part Two