When was the last time your organization hired somebody who didn’t last until their first formal review? Recognizing that changing jobs is one of the most stressful situations in a person’s life, you can see this person is in a vulnerable position.
An onboarding program has three main components—the people involved, the content involved, and the timeframe involved.
You’ve heard it called different names—new employee orientation, employee onboarding, retention before the fact. Onboarding is a process by which employers orient and acclimate new employees into their company so they become productive more quickly and they’re likely to stay with the organization for a long time.