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Onboarding Best Practices: How to Decrease Your Employee Onboarding Time

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 31, 2017 11:46:20 AM

Onboarding Best Practices from a top training company

When new hires show up at your company on their first day, eager to get started in their new position, how are they greeted? Do they spend most of the day doing paperwork, waiting for their computers and cellphones to be set up, given documents to read while their managers are busy in meetings? Or do you have a formal employee onboarding program that makes them feel welcome and reinforces the decision to join your company?

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Topics: onboarding checklist, onboarding, employee onboarding, onboarding new employees

How Effective Is Your Employee Onboarding Process?

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 20, 2017 10:20:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Congratulations, you’ve finally found that perfect new recruit and the organization is excited to get moving.  This person should bring great value to the bottom line, ignite the team culture and help achieve the overall goals of the organization.

 

Nisha Amin, Director of Marketing, TrainingFolks

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Topics: TrainingFolks, training program, onboarding, onboarding program

Bad Hire or Bad Employee Onboarding

Posted by Nisha Amin on Feb 2, 2017 9:14:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

I’ve personally worked in a number of organizations where I’ve seen some of the best and some of the absolute worse onboarding processes play out!  Considering the cost and time that goes into the recruitment and hiring process, one would expect business leaders to spend the extra time on developing a strong employee onboarding process, especially since statistics show that companies lose up to 25% of their new hires in the first year!

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Topics: onboarding

Employee Training is not Employee Onboarding

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 27, 2016 9:30:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

The Difference Between Onboarding and Training

There are a number of managers in successful organizations globally that still struggle with the difference between onboarding and training and development of new hires.

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Topics: onboarding

Why Effective Employee Onboarding Is Critical

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 20, 2016 9:37:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Think back to your first day at your current job.  How was it?  Did you get a formal introduction to the team?  Were your work station, technology and passwords all set up and awaiting your arrival?  Did you know where the closest bathroom to your desk was located?  How about the great places to grab a bite at lunch or a cocktail after work?

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Topics: organizational change, new employee orientation, onboarding checklist, onboarding, onboarding program

Does Your Employee Onboarding Program Measure Up?

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Congratulations, you’ve finally found that perfect new recruit and the organisation is excited to get moving.  This person should bring great value to the bottom line, ignite the team culture and help achieve the overall goals of the organization.

 

Nisha Amin, Director of Marketing, TrainingFolks

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Topics: TrainingFolks, training program, onboarding, onboarding program

Enhancing the New Hire Training Experience with Gamification

Posted by Rachael Jones on Apr 22, 2016 9:30:00 AM


Enhancing the New Hire Training Experience with Gamification:

New hire training is a critical step that companies take to ensure that their new hires develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to be successful. Companies invest heavily in hiring new employees, which is one reason why it is so important to have an effective training program. Each new employee will represent the company’s brand, displaying their culture and values, as well as being expected to perform at a required level in their job. Gamification is a rapidly growing approach to ensure your new hires are getting the most out of their training.

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Topics: corporate training gamification, corporate onboarding process, new employee orientation, Gamification, onboarding, onboarding program, new hire training

The Onboarding of the New Employee including New Employee Orientation

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 10, 2016 9:30:00 AM


Meet Joe from Toronto, Ontario. Joe has just started with his new company and he is nervous. He is nervous about how he will get along with his new boss, his new colleagues and what it will be like. Most new recruits go through this kind of thought process when it comes to making a new start with a new company. It can be an unnerving time. Forty percent of employees who left their jobs voluntarily in 2013 did so within six months of starting in the position, according to Equifax. Did you know a training company can help in this area? One such way is by having a training consultant design an onboarding program to ensure that new employees are effectively welcomed to the company and the team.

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Topics: training company, blended learning orientation program, new employee orientation, onboarding, toronto training company

Create Your Best Onboarding Program Ever! - Training Companies Onboarding Examples

Posted by Ashley White on Jul 15, 2015 10:07:00 AM

ONBOARDING PROGRAM GUIDE!

Fact: One in three people leave organizations voluntarily or involuntarily before the end of the first year. To top it off, 24% of those people leave within the first six weeks!

If you're recruiting new team members, you want to ensure that the support you offer them sets the right tone from the very first day (or even before). Yet all too often, onboarding fails to make the necessary impact.

Don't let your organization fall into that negative statistic. Get started by downloading your free copy of our Seven Training Tips For a Great Onboading Program guide today! Includes Onboarding Examples!

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Topics: corporate training, training companies, onboarding checklist, onboarding, onboarding program

Training Companies Mission: Effective Onboarding Checklist

Posted by Ashley White on Dec 4, 2014 8:30:00 AM

When it comes to building employee engagement, success and satisfaction onboarding is a crucial piece of the puzzle.  Our research has shown that there is a clear correlation between effective onboarding and improvements in employee performance and reductions in turnover.  Creating a robust onboarding program can be daunting and you may find you need to enroll the help of highly experienced training consultantsA review of our best practices suggests the following activities as a foundation for managers as they embark on the journey of creating an effective onboarding program for their employees.

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Topics: training consultant, custom training, contract trainer, training companies, custom learning solution, consulting services, corporate onboarding process, Tips, Best Practices, onboarding checklist, onboarding, onboarding program