Onboarding is a key process in Human Capital management. Many times employees hired at great expense after investing huge amounts of time in the hiring process are pretty much left to fend for themselves once they join an organization. Their onboarding is left to chance or the personal interest displayed by the new employee’s supervisor.
I would urge all managers to view the onboarding process as a crucial step in employee retention. An article by David Lee highlights the importance of onboarding and speaks of the Four Deadliest Onboarding Mistakes companies make. Read this to make sure you avoid making these mistakes.