Overhauling Your Onboarding Program for Retention and Success

A SHRM Webcast

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Presenter: Annette Matthies

View live: July 2016 (available for on-demand viewing through October 2016)

Program length: 60 minutes

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Do your tenured employees have less positive things to say about their new hire experience than you hoped? Are you experiencing heavy turnover among employees hired less than three years ago? Are new employees making mistakes that are costing your organization? If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, you may need to revamp your onboarding program. Onboarding is different from an orientation. Research has shown that effective onboarding programs will increase retention, employee engagement and productivity. All resulting in accelerated business performance. In this webinar you will learn:

  • The difference between orientation and onboarding
  • Common pitfalls that organizations make in their orientation programs
  • The onboarding needs of executives and each of the generations
  • Countless best practices for designing your program that will accelerate the integration and productivity of your new hires.

About the Presenter: Annette Matthies is the founder and CEO of Aspen Edge Consulting, LLC. Matthies’ 25+ years of experience spans all facets of human resources management while specializing in the support of business leaders developing and executing their professional goals. Prior to starting her own company, Matthies spent several years in key executive positions within human resources, including director of HR, vice president of people and chief HR officer in a variety of industries including software, financial services and manufacturing. In addition, Matthies served as chairman of the 2013 COSHRM State Conference where her leadership and managerial skills led to an extremely successful event. 

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Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the HR Certification Institute.

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This webcast is sponsored by Right Signature

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