Chapter 33Using Onboarding as A Talent Management Tool

David Lee, PrincipalHumanNature@Work

What Is Onboarding?

Onboarding is the process of helping new employees become fully integrated, contributing members of your organization. Effective onboarding accomplishes the following objectives:

Makes new employees feel welcomed and valued.

Helps new employees feel connected to their peers and the organization’s mission.

Provides new employees with whatever they need to become productive as quickly as possible and excel at their jobs.

Helps new employees understand and adopt cultural norms of excellence.

Communicates clearly what they need to do to become successful.

Inspires them.

Onboarding includes the initial orientation process and the ensuing ...

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