When you’re in the business of providing people, materials, and the environment second chances, there’s no time to waste when it comes to onboarding a new hire. That’s why Dana Moulden, director of operations, HR, and workforce development at Second Chance, Inc., sets expectations from the start. New management team members take their first 90 […]
Onboarding is an important process for any new employee. Successful onboarding can improve job satisfaction, work performance, and an overall reduction in employee stress. On the other hand, unsuccessful onboarding is a missed opportunity to get off to a great start with your new employee. We don’t want you to have unsuccessful onboarding. Here are […]
What do new employees want during their first days and weeks at a new job? What do they want during onboarding? First of all, they probably want you to not call it “onboarding.” Initial employee training can make or break an employee’s overall experience with your company: that initial experience shouldn’t feel like a crash […]
If you believe that our education system in the United States is broken, you’re right. We’ve taken the cookie cutter approach to education. We think all kids should follow the same path for learning. It’s sort of worked for awhile, but we’re falling behind now. I watched a TED talk recently about this very point. […]
We all try to explain our organizational culture to new hires. We use buzzwords like “high-energy,” and “fast-paced” when recruiting. We repeat them in interviews and at new-hire orientations.