Onboarding

A structured and successful onboarding process enables, enlightens and impassions. Let us take a closer look at one of the greatest HR buzzwords right now.

 

What is onboarding

Onboarding is the period after the preboarding phase has ended. It refers to the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and manner in which to behave to become effective members of an organisation. Furthermore, it refers to the activities which take place during the first period of employment. These activities aim at providing the new hire with the knowledge and tools that he or she needs in order to fill the position.

 

Why onboarding?

The benefits of onboarding are many and much statistical data point towards the beneficial values of a structured onboarding process (https://blog.octanner.com/editor-picks/an-onboarding-checklist-for-success-infographic). However, let us name a few: reduced training program costs, improved knowledge retention and learning curve (LINK) and finally, it helps employees feel more engaged and connected. Thereby, increase Employer branding and Employee Experience (LINKS). These can be obtained through a platform such as introDus.

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