by Jen Lawrence, Finance MBA
Forty-one percent of employers who don’t formally onboard new hires report costly consequences, like low productivity, low morale and high turnover.
Successfully welcoming a new hire increases retention rates and can go a long way toward building employee engagement.
Here are six ways that a company can successfully bring a new hire on board:
1. Show your appreciation for new hires. Changing jobs feels scary, particularly if there is a probationary period. New employees want assurance that you recognize their talent and are excited to have them on board. Let them know that you are keen to see how they can shape the future organization. Everyone likes to feel valued.
2. Connect the dots. Everyone wants to feel part of something bigger: It’s a key contributor to job satisfaction. It’s up to you to…
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