Presentation on theme: "Talya Bauer Onboarding: Being New -Studying Onboarding for the last 20 years. Executives, research scientists, college graduates, banking employees, teachers."— Presentation transcript:
Talya Bauer Onboarding: Being New -Studying Onboarding for the last 20 years. Executives, research scientists, college graduates, banking employees, teachers to high tech employees
What you can expect in this module: We will discuss the frequency of being new. We will discuss how new employees feel and what they want. We will cover four key things to remember when welcoming new employees into your organization.
Onboarding is the process of new employees adjusting to the social and performance aspects of their new job. Onboarding Successful onboarding means: -up and running quickly and smoothly -go slow to go fast -a two way process http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onboarding
Going slow to go fast during onboarding means: a. New employees dont need to get work done. b. Speed doesnt matter when youre new. c. Investing in new employee adjustment early on pays off later on. d. Organizations dont need new employees. Quiz Question #1
-Individuals change jobs an average of 10.2 times over 20 years. -25% of U.S. workers are currently transitioning to new jobs. -3.4 million college degrees were awarded 2011-2012. Theres a lot of onboarding going on out there…
-When was the last time you were new at a job? Poll: 0-6 months ago 6-12 months ago 1-5 years ago 5+ years ago
But, if you havent changed jobs lately, do you really remember what its like to be new? Welcome New Employees!
New employees are: - Insecure - Stressed - Overwhelmed - Anxious to have: -Clarity, Confidence, Connection, Culture -Research shows that the most important thing for newcomers is to feel connected- in other words, safe. - Excited
Quiz Question 2 Which aspect of new employee adjustment is important for employees to do well on the other three? a.Culture b.Confidence c.Clarity d.Connection
4 Key Things to Remember - It requires multiple interactions vs. a single event. The fire hose approach to information can be overwhelming- space out content and add touchpoints. - Successful onboarding occurs over time during the first year. Zappos.com sells shoes and clothing online. They have a 5 week training program and offer new employees $2,000 to quit. - It must be supported by multiple resources, especially the hiring manger. - The power is in the interaction… not in the paper (or website)! You cant build the perfect tool and then forget about the people.
Quiz Question 3: New employees are highly motivated to learn quickly so you should give them all the information you can early on. Is this true or false? a.True b.False
Summary In summary, we discussed the frequency of being new. We discussed how new employees feel and what they want. We covered four key things to remember when welcoming new employees into your organization.
That wraps things up- Thank you very much and have a great day!
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