Online Safety Community

Making Onboarding Successful and Effective

The onboarding process is the really important step for an employee, because this is the phase in which she get acclimatized to the new organization in which she has taken up employment. It is also a very important step for the employer, as it is the process through which it gets to know the new employee, her capability, potential, attitudes and behaviors.

There is a common misconception among many people, who think that onboarding and orientation are one and the same. This is not the case. Onboarding is a long process that starts before the employee joins the organization, and lasts for a few months after the joining date. Orientation is a small part of the onboarding process. It is just one of the steps of onboarding.

Costly turnovers result from poor onboarding

Given that onboarding is a long process that has a defined set of objectives and purposes; it is very important for organizations to get it right. The cost of wrong onboarding can be high for the organization: It is believed that hourly workers leave the organization four months on average after joining, and regular employees leave within eighteen months if the onboarding process goes wrong.

Why and how does an onboarding process go wrong? HR needs to understand the importance of onboarding as an efficient and powerful tool for welcoming the new hires into the organization. It should realize that this is an important method by which new talent is absorbed into the organization in terms of not just understanding the processes and business, but more importantly, that of the culture.

Understanding the cultural fit

The cultural fit is an intangible, yet most important element of the adaptation process for the new hire. This is the parameter that finally really seals the relationship between the employee and the employer. It is this emotional connect that gels the employee’s attitudes and behaviors with the organization’s thinking and image. A successful onboarding process brings this about.

This can happen only when HR shows a keen sense of understanding of human nature. It has to have a feel of the employee’s attitude and outlook towards the organization and life. It has to see how these fit into the organization and take it to a higher plane, while also helping the employee to grow.

Learn the ways of getting onboarding right

The ways of doing this will be the content of a webinar that is being organized by TrainHR, a leading provider of professional trainings for the areas of human resources. Michael D. Haberman, co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc. a consulting and services company and a consultant, speaker, writer and teacher, who has over 17 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation, will be the speaker at this webinar.

To gain intimate knowledge of how to make the onboarding process successful, please enroll for this webinar by visiting TrainHR.

Viewing this webinar, its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM.
Credit is awarded based on the actual educational time spent in the program.

This webinar has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Good onboarding is the difference between employee turnover and retention

Michael will emphasize the importance of good onboarding, by which is meant the ability of this exercise to help the organization tap into and utilize the skill and qualification that each employee brings. This is extremely important in these times, when employees play a stellar role in shaping and developing the organization’s intellectual property and helping the organization exploit it for its gain. Finding the right employees is important, but more important is tuning them to the organization’s culture and way of life. This is the learning this webinar will impart.

People in positions that involve onboarding will find this session particularly useful. These include HR Managers, Office Managers, Supervisors, Managers and Company Owners.

Michael will cover the following areas at this session:

  • The cost of turnover
  • The steps involved in onboarding
  • Before the hire
  • During the hire
  • The first day
  • The first week
  • The ongoing process
  • What potential activities are included?

Views: 7


You need to be a member of Online Safety Community to add comments!

Join Online Safety Community

Take our poll!

Take our poll!

Latest Activity

Rachel Min posted a blog post
Profile IconJeff Pacheco, KATE KWAME, Rob Minjock and 2 more joined Online Safety Community
John Robinson posted a blog post

Learn any professional courses for $10 only

Want to enhance your regulatory compliance career by learning a new course? All that it costs is $10. Yes, GlobalCompliancePanel, a provider of professional trainings, is offering hundreds of high value regulatory compliance courses for a mere $10 each.…See More
Adam Fleaming posted a blog post

The GDPR differs Significantly from EC Data Protection Directive 95/ 46

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has been codified as Regulation (EU) 2016/679, is a very powerful law regarding the protection of data of the half billion people who live in the European Union (EU). Having come into effect as a result of the European Commission having adapted the proposal for its creation on January 25, 2012; it will replace Directive…See More


Safety - A Prerequisite 11 Replies

Whether working at home or outside, to observe safety should be our pre-requisite. The employer before anything must be sure of the safety of its employees especially the ones working in mines or any…Continue

Tags: products, safety

Started by Enna Henry. Last reply by Tara safe on Wednesday.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training in New York City

Welcome to MSys Training! We thank you for visiting MSys LSSBB training page. Attend our 4 days Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) training program with 100% pass rate, high quality course material,…Continue

Tags: sigma, six

Started by rodriguezcecelia Aug 11.

ITIL Certification Training - MSysTraining

The ITIL® Foundation is an entry level qualification in Information Technology industry. It gives participants information about the key elements, terminologies and concepts used in the ITIL Service…Continue

Tags: itil

Started by rodriguezcecelia Aug 8.

Snowflake and Star Schema in Qlikview

In big name schema all of the facts are stored in one important table and the usage of number one key and overseas key courting different measurement tables are related with the fact desk.SNOWFLAKE…Continue

Tags: processing, transactional, qlikview

Started by Soujanya Naganuri Jul 25.

What is Class Structure in Pega?

Class contains the rule by way of which objects behave. outline rules such as houses, sports, flows, html paperwork, etc. to be had to different subordinate classes. lessons are organized into a…Continue

Started by Soujanya Naganuri Jul 17.



© 2017   Created by Safety Community.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service