Category: Onboarding

When Hiring Entry-Level Employees, Attitude Trumps Skills and Education

  An applicant’s education and trade skills used to weigh more heavily than any other factor, but that trend appears to be changing. Attitude and other soft skills are now just as – if not more – important to employers. A survey by Instructure, a Salt Lake City, UT-based information technology company, reveals that many managers
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Go Paperless: Simpler Digitizes the Onboarding Process

Simpler is an aptly named service; the employee-onboarding platform founded by former TinyCo team members Ian Spivey, Ivan Kim, and Bo Shi looks to do away with the messy paperwork of the traditional hiring process. Normally, when a new employee starts a job, he or she must go through the onboarding process — essentially, the
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New employees must be properly trained when arriving for work

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of onboarding a new employee is proper training regarding administrative and professional requirements. Having strong training procedures is important for companies of all sizes. If employees aren’t sufficiently taught how to perform their jobs, their optimal productivity level could be delayed. Training is beneficial as it spares supervisors countless headaches
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Onboarding Strategies That Make a Difference

The employee onboarding process serves as the first impression that an organization makes with a new employee. When companies offer a positive experience they realize the benefits of highly-engaged new hires that are equipped and motivated to produce faster and contribute more. Still, the statistics we hear more are about what happens when new hires don’t have a solid onboarding
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