Five Ways to Strengthen Your Onboarding

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June 25, 2024
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New hires need time. They not only need to learn their role, but also need to become familiar with your organization’s culture and understand how their work fits within the bigger picture of the business. An efficient and effective onboarding process is critical for helping employees gain this knowledge and for maintaining workforce productivity, engagement, and retention more broadly.

Time-to-productivity, which measures the number of days until a new hire is producing at the expected level for their job or role, is a good indicator of whether onboarding is running smoothly or in need of improvement. After breaking down cross-industry data for this measure, we provide guidance for how you can interpret your own benchmarking results and what to do if your onboarding process isn’t where you need it to be.

This article was first published in partnership with Human Resource Executive

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