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Why Onboarding is Important
Guided by the manager, the 90-day onboarding process is a key phase in the employee life cycle that supports an efficient and inclusive initial experience leading to increased retention, productivity and performance.
58% New employees who went through a structured onboarding program are more likely to be with an organization after three years
33% New employees who look for a new job within their first six months on the job
50% Organizations with a standard onboarding process have greater new employee productivity
From the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
Elements of Effective Onboarding
Logistics: Ensure proper set up and tools are in place
Culture: Facilitate understanding of the organization
Expectations: Align role, goals and organizational priorities
Networking: Build inclusion by facilitating new relationships
Continuous Learning: Promote our value of continuous learning
A Successful 90-Day Journey
Pre-Start: My new hire is excited and prepared to start their new position!
Welcome Center: My new hire feels welcomed, has their basic needs set up, and is ready for day 2!
Day 2: My new hire is off to a great start with their new team and workplace.
30 Days: My new hire is learning a lot and increasing their confidence.
60 Days: My new hire is expanding their knowledge and relationships, and feeling more independent!
90 Days: My new hire is engaged, fairly self-sufficient, and excited to learn more!
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