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New Hire Orientation Resources
03
Dec
Welcoming New Hires Like You Mean it

The unemployment rate in the US has steadily marched downward from near 10% in 2010 to the […]

Posted in: Hiring, HR Best Practices, New Hire Induction, New Hire Orientation,
Tags: new hire, new hire welcome letter, welcoming new hires,
02
Dec
Attracting Recent Graduates in a Tight Labor Market

The labor market is tighter right now than most companies have ever had to deal with. Businesses […]

Posted in: Hiring,
Tags: attracting recent graduates, hiring, hiring recent graduates, recruiting recent graduates,
29
Nov
Why Reskilling is Such a Hot Trend Right Now

There’s a longstanding school of philosophy when it comes to meeting an organization’s ongoing leadership and management […]

Posted in: HR Best Practices,
Tags: reskilling, skills, skills gap,
28
Nov
Finding Effective Leaders: Past, Present, and Future

Here’s a scenario that happens all too often in companies large and small: You’ve got a real […]

Posted in: Hiring,
Tags: effective leaders, finding effective leaders, leaders, leadership,
27
Nov
Achieving Cultural Fit: How Far Should You Go?

Every company naturally wants to hire people who are a good fit to the organizational culture of […]

Posted in: Hiring,
Tags: cultural fit, hiring for fit,
26
Nov
When Age Discrimination Rears Its Ugly Head

I’ve been writing about various forms of discrimination and bias in the workplace for years, but one […]

Posted in: HR Best Practices,
Tags: age discrimination, older workers,
01
Aug
1
The New Hire Pre-Boarding Welcome Letter

The first and perhaps most important element of pre-employment orientation for a new hire is sending a […]

Posted in: New Hire Induction,
Tags: new hire welcome letter, pre-employment orientation, welcome letters,
20
Jun
2
How to Motivate Employees

It’s been a long time since the US economy has seen the labor market as tight as […]

Posted in: Employee Motivation,
Tags: Employee turnover, leadership, motivation,
19
Jun
11
New Employee Orientation Program

Is your new employee orientation program doing everything it should be to set up your new hires […]

Posted in: New Hire Orientation,
Tags: employee orientation, New employee orientation program, onboarding,
18
Jun
8
New Employee Hire Checklist and Onboarding Checklist

If you’re the kind of person who likes to have tasks laid out clearly in a list […]

Posted in: New Hire Induction,
Tags: employee onboarding, New hire paperwork, onboarding checklist,