Shaping the Future: Why Start an Onboarding Program?
In This Chapter
• General benefits of an onboarding program
• Benefits for the business
• Benefits for managers
• Benefits for employees
• When onboarding fails and why
Understanding the Benefits of Onboarding
Consider the following facts:
• “A full one third of external hires are not with the organization after two years. … Less than one third of executives worldwide are positive about their onboarding experience. … Almost one third of executives who joined organizations as an external hire miss expectations in the first two years. … Almost one third of employees employed in their current job for less than six months are already job searching” (Morgan 2017).
• “Formal onboarding ...