successful onboarding

Why Onboarding is Crucial to Retaining Employees

October 5, 2015 in HR Best Practices


Eric Magnussen, VP of Talent for a 5,200 employee organization, explains the benefits of a sound onboarding program to foster employee retention.  Imagine your first day on a new job. You arrive and no one is waiting to greet you or your HR representative is running late. When you do get started, you are asked […]


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Onboarding: You Get What You Give

August 10, 2015 in HR Best Practices


Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR and President of Strategic HR, Inc. provides prospective on onboarding and how it starts with the recruitment process. Consider this: Turnover averages about 17% per month for the first three months (including as much as 16% in the first week) 81% of those who leave are entry level / intermediate level; […]


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Tips for Effective Employee Onboarding

November 22, 2010 in HR Best Practices


“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” When you hear this saying, you may envision a nervous job seeker, compulsively straightening his suit and repeating his 30-second “personal sales pitch” before an interview.  But quite honestly, the saying is just as relevant for food & beverage hiring companies.  Why? When you […]


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