Onboarding can make or break a company’s effective utilization of a new hire. Most managers just take it for granted that new hires will be stumbling around for weeks and won’t be truly effective until they reach the six month mark. Along the way, untold thousands are lost, per hire, companywide. Along the way to that “fully up and running” point people may get fired because they made mistakes a veteran in their position wouldn’t make, or their boss thinks they’re moving along too slowly, or the employee feels inadequate to the job and quits out of frustration or fear of being fired.
In this whitepaper, we explore five ways to make onboarding work better, for the company, and for the employee.