How and Why to Make Onboarding a Strategic Priority

Published On: March 20, 2018

TLNT, March 20, 2018

by Lilith Christiansen

For several years, organizations viewed the process of onboarding new hires as the automation of required tasks like completing paperwork, and then it was often up to the new employee to integrate into their new surroundings. But focusing on paperwork rather than the employee can have negative consequences.

Fortunately, in a recent SilkRoad survey, most respondents agree that onboarding is “very important” for improving culture, turnover, retention and engagement, showing that organizations recognize the importance of shifting the focus from paperwork to people to produce better business outcomes.