Webinar: The Stages of Onboarding

A poor onboarding strategy will inevitably cost a company the energy, resources and time spent during the pre-hire stages. This story is so familiar that 38% of companies admit to losing employees due to a weak onboarding process. Even more discouraging, 38% of companies do not know if they have lost employees due to a weak onboarding process according to an ERE Media survey.

Moving into a new position of leadership is one of the toughest challenges people face. Nearly half of new leaders fail in their first eighteen months. Often, failure is the result of crucial mistakes made in the very beginning. Critical mistakes made so early can be devastating for companies and leaders alike. But how can organizations and new leaders avoid them?

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Learn how new leaders can take charge, build their teams, and get great results in new roles faster than anyone thought possible. This is important because of the time value of accelerated performance and because delivering better results faster is the best way to reduce the risk of failure in a new leadership role. This webinar focuses on how to manage onboarding as a process with discrete steps, invest in pre-boarding preparation before the start, and the need to focus on accelerating team performance after the pivot point of day one.

Madeline Laurano is the Research Director, Talent Acquisition Solutions, within Aberdeen's Human Capital Management research practice, and is responsible for leading and collaborating on Aberdeen's research coverage across a range of HCM topics, including talent mobility, workforce planning, sourcing strategy, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), employer branding, onboarding and talent acquisition. Additionally she is responsible for delivering research findings via published works, speaking engagements, on-line events, and Aberdeen's annual Human Capital Management Summit. Before joining the Aberdeen Group, Madeline was a talent systems analyst for the Newman Group, driving the company's success in the area of Talent Management Technology Evaluation and Selection. Madeline joined The Newman Group from Bersin & Associates, where she served as Principal Analyst of Talent Acquisition. Prior to joining Bersin, Madeline served as the Research Director for ERE Media where she created the ERE webinar series, published the Talent Acquisition Industry Analysis and Buyers Guide, lead the community discussion groups, and conducted various research products and services.


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