Creative Onboarding Programs: Tools for Energizing Your Orientation Program

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October 14, 2010


Mixed media product, 400 pages


0071736794 / 9780071736794


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Revised, expanded, and up-to-the-minute--the leading guide to serving the modern organization's onboarding needs

It's a challenge overlooked by many: The need to bring recent hires into the fold, smoothly, effectively, and rapidly. And in this state-of-the-art multi-phased guide to integrating new employees into an organization, Doris Sims, longtime HR and onboarding guru again redefines the expectations of what effective HR training and succession management can do for your business.

Fully updated with new case studies of best practices from successful companies, Creative Onboarding is the edge your business needs. The most complete resource for helping employees do their best work from the minute they first walk in the door, this book delivers an arsenal of high-end strategies and skills, including:

  • Activities and checklists to help focus your onboarding efforts
  • Advice on designing and implementing programs for employees at any level that mesh with existing organizational cultures
  • The latest tools, technologies that create programs with impact
  • Ways to measure results-and make positive adjustments on the fly

In today's hyper-competitive business environment, seamless onboarding is an absolute necessity. And Creative Onboarding puts within easy reach the benefits of improved retention and performance, along with drastically reduced HR-related overhead.

Topics covered include: Designing New Employee Onboarding: Companies Who Do it Right • New Tools and Technologies to Make Your Program Fun and Memorable • Onboarding New Managers • Onboarding FAQs • and more

Table of contents

Part One: Introduction: Why Onboarding is the New Orientation

Part Two: Designing New Employee Onboarding: Companies Who Do it Right

Part Three: New Tools and Technologies to Make Your Program Fun & Memorable

Part Four: Onboarding New Managers

Part Five: Orientation Activities and Checklists

Part Six: Onboarding Metrics: How Do You Know It's Working?

Part Seven: Onboarding FAQs

Author comments

Author Profile
Doris M. Sims, SPHR (Flower Mound, TX) is the Founder and President of Succession Builders, LLC, and the author of Building Tomorrow's Talent: A Practitioner's Guide to Talent Management and Succession Planning.

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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