• Onboarding

  • Creating a Plan for Onboarding Success


    This sample onboarding plan lays out activities and processes for helping new hires assimilate successfully over the course of their first year on the job.


    Onboarding Done Right: New Hire Engagement Is the Key


    Onboarding isn’t about completing paperwork or a checklist. It is a six- to 12-month process that integrates new hires into the organization in a way that is designed to decrease turnover by increasing engagement.


    The Impact of Rotational Programs on Employee Retention

    One of the goals of rotational programs is to achieve better employee retention. These programs can deepen the new hire’s understanding of the organization, and provide for a better match between a new hire’s skills and interests.

    Rotational Programs: Use, Structure, and Impact

    Slightly more than 48 percent of respondents noted the existence of a rotational program at their organizations, the highest mark since the question was first asked in 2011. From 2011 to 2013, this figure ranged from 41 to 44 percent.

    Leadership Development Program Opportunities

    Leadership Development Programs provide formal and comprehensive job training and professional development to the new employees while providing opportunities for employers to groom and foster the future leaders of their organizations.

    Get the Most Out of Your Rotational Program

    Organizations implement rotational training programs to develop leaders who understand the business, industry, and culture, and whose values align with the organizational mission.

    Rotational Programs: Prevalence, Effects on Retention

    The onboarding process for new graduate hires may have an influence on the likelihood of these employees staying with the organization for five years, according to results of NACE’s 2013 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.

    Tips for Maximizing Your Rotational Program

    Your rotational program should provide new hires with a broader perspective of your organization than may be available within a single department or job.

    Rotational Training Programs: Supporting New Employees and Developing Leaders


    Organizations set up rotational training programs for a variety of reasons and with varying goals, including to encourage new college grad hires with new ideas, to show new employees what working in the field is really like, and to groom new employees for leadership roles.