Employee Onboarding Articles

Getting your new employees off and running on the right foot takes careful planning and supportive employee onboarding systems. Onboarding programs that prepare employees for their work and your corporate culture often determine whether workers stay or go.


Today’s younger workforce expects self-service HR tools to help them with everything from onboarding as a new employee to setting up payroll and performing standard HR tasks. But a company’s size usually determines whether or not it offers DIY HR tools to its workforce.

According to Rostow Ravanan, Mindtree CEO and MD, a bot helps a human balance life, giving it a chance to go out and learn new skills.

Normally I think of onboarding along two dimensions: efficiently handling the administrative work and welcoming a person onto the team so they can be effective. Onboarding, even the basic administrative work, can be hard to do, and technology can help a lot. However, I was particularly impressed with how Accenture is using HR technology (in this case SilkRoad) to move onboarding four steps forward.

"We are extremely optimistic about the Flipkart-Walmart deal in India, to solve India-centric problems, which pique investors’ interest for the long run. Thereby this deal boosts further confidence in startups and entrepreneur," says Prasad Rajappan, Founder & CEO at Zing in an exclusive Interview with BW People.

Results reveal that broken employee onboarding processes damper morale and productivity.

67 percent of high-performing companies have a structured new-hire onboarding process.

At the recent WorldatWork’s 2018 Total Rewards Conference Pearl Meyer announced three comprehensive surveys aimed at helping HR professionals understand current trends in compensation and hiring. Each of these periodic reports, updated for 2018, includes detailed information that cannot readily be obtained from other data sources.

Security teams should not assume a machine learning programme can hit the ground running – there needs to be an onboarding process.

Hiring and keeping star employees is every organization's goal and comes with several challenges. Perhaps the biggest of which is just that -- it's every organization's goal.

Accenture earned top honors, the Outstanding Talent Activation Award By personalizing the new joiner experience, Accenture ensures this “moment that matters” to each person reflects their role, location, experience, and any number of factors.

Bringing new employees onboard continues to lack a very welcoming aura, according to a survey that reinforces the unpleasant experience that workers often have.

Employees are at the foundation of every organization. This means that every product or service is driven by them, leading to customer satisfaction. This is why a company's workforce is considered its most valuable resource.

The back office is much-neglected when it comes to digital transformation.

What does it mean for workplaces to be diverse? Does it always have to do with race? The answer is no.

Shifts in the basic understanding of how we work is changing all parts of Human Resources, including what it means to be engaged, and even what it means to be a ‘typical’ worker. Employee onboarding is changing rapidly because the ‘typical’ employee is changing. Technology, like video communications systems, is both fueling the change and helping managers adapt. How can the shift to video help you?

If you throw out your preconceived notions, your talent acquisition department will find plenty of value in previously untapped talent pools.

Being a new hire is only slightly better than being the new kid in school – but not by much. Basically, it comes down to the fact that you don't know very much about the basics.

Fear not, recruiters and HR personnel! Robots, algorithms, and digital programs won’t be taking your job just yet. While employee onboarding videos and automated onboarding software is rapidly making an impact in the recruiting process, a balance must remain between automated solutions and a human touch.

Employee recruiting has been likened to hunting, and there is a saying that you go hunting where the ducks are. Translated into recruitment, you go looking for candidates where you are most likely to find them. These days, that means the internet and social media.

Did you know that the employee benefits you offer employees can help you find the best new hires?

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