Onboarding has never been more critical than it is today
Employees want to feel at ease and comfortable, whilst their employers want them contributing as quickly as possible. These are often proven to be conflicting viewpoints. Push your employees to start contributing too quickly and they feel uncomfortable and uneasy. Give them too much time to find their feet and they may never feel that their role is of importance.
A study by BambooHR showed that “employers lose 17% of their new hires within their first 90 days due to ineffective onboarding”. Whilst statistics released by UrbanBound noted that “a standard onboarding program increases retention by 50%”. This is a substantial difference and re-enforces the notion that a great onboarding experience can prove to be a massive differential over your competitors.
Now that we know how important it is, here are 5 ways to revolutionise your onboarding experience.