Chapter 1: Understand the Organization-Wide Benefits of a Total Onboarding Program: An Executive Summary
This is the first of several quotes from managers around the world who agreed to let us use their words just so long as we preserved their confidentiality.
Kevin Martin, presentation to the Human Capital Institute, Washington, DC, April 16, 2008. Aberdeen’s group 2007 study indicated that 86 percent of employees make a decision to stay or leave the firm in their first six months or less.
Brad Smart, Topgrading
(Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999).
As quoted by Brooke Masters in “Rise of a Headhunter” Financial Times
, March 30, 2009.
PrimeGenesis has reduced the failure rate fourfold for new leader’s it’s helped from 40 percent to 10 percent.
See George B. Bradt, Jayme A. Check, and Jorge E. Pedraza, The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan
, 2nd ed. (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009); or www.primegenesis.com
for more on these building blocks.
Chapter 2: Clarify Your Destination Messages to the Candidate and the Organization
This story, like all the stories in this book, is true. We’ve changed the details to preserve confidentiality, but core events in each story happened.
As director of the Human Capital Institute’s Talent Leadership Community, Andy Kriz is responsible for researching, synthesizing, and presenting thought-provoking ideas and topics critical to the success of business leaders and organizations to meet their current and future leadership ...