Onboarding Motivates New Employees

Onboarding is just as important as orientation for new employees.

Most companies offer new employees at least a day of orientation. However, this may not be enough to start your employees off on the right foot, according to blogger Autumn D. Krauss of TLNT.com. Onboarding of employees is just as crucial as the orientation process.

Onboarding is defined by Krauss as a “comprehensive process by which new employees are socialized into a company’s culture, in addition to being oriented to their specific job tasks and associated work expectations.”

Research shows that onboarding increases performance and employee retention. Krauss presents an in-depth look at studies done by Kronos and the Aberdeen Group on the effectiveness and timing of onboarding. Both studies indicate that onboarding is most effective in the first few weeks of employment, and that onboarding techniques are crucial for the integration, retention, and motivation of new employees.

Read Krauss’ in-depth explanation of the research and find best practices for what to include in your onboarding program in the full, thoughtful, and well-written post.

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Vickilynn is a Novelist whose first book "Waving Backwards" was published in July 2015. She is also a Blogger at Adoptionfind Blog. Previously, she was a Freelance marketing copywriter at OpenView.
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