Making New Hires’ First 90 Days Count
Turnover-related expenses can add up to 200% of an employee’s salary. Regardless of your industry—or your employees’ pay rates—that kind of loss just can’t be justified.
However, there is a solution to reducing costly turnover: An effective onboarding program drastically increases the odds that your new hires will stick around for the long haul. The first 90 days on the job are critical to new hires’ long-term success with your organization, so make the most of every minute.
Successful Onboarding: Making New Hires’ First 90 Days Count provides you with a process for bringing new employees into your organization the right way. From the moment you extend your verbal offer, you will know what to do next to welcome employees, make them feel like part of the team and guide them to success.
This multimedia resource includes:
A 16-minute video, Professional Conduct 101: Vital Skills for New Employees, with a Trainer’s Guide and a Viewer’s Guide (a $149 value).
A 60-minute audio conference presentation, Turning Good Employees Into Great Ones (a $229 value).
A 61-page workbook stuffed full of best practices, guides, tips, quizzes and more.
Dozens of print-ready and customizable forms team leaders and employees can reference again and again.
This toolkit contains the following sections:
Section 1: Taking the Proper Steps
The first 90 days of a new hire’s employment gives you the perfect opportunity to establish your commitment to the employee and his or her success. By taking the proper steps, you will successfully onboard your new hire. In this section, you’ll learn how to:
Write an offer letter.
Prepare for an employee’s first day.
Introduce the newcomer to your team.
Provide feedback—both negative and positive.
Set expectations and goals.
Recognize an employee’s achievements.
Section 2: Leading Employees to Greatness
Your behavior and actions have a definite connection to the long-term success of your employees. You need to keep your new hires onboard, but you must do more than just prevent turnover. Your job is to turn new employees into great employees. This section provides you with information for getting the most out of your people. In an audio conference format, leadership expert Bruce Lee teaches you how to:
Encourage employees to improve.
Guide employees to solve problems with solutions within their control.
Understand what really motivates people.
In addition, you will find supporting information that will allow you to incorporate Bruce’s message into your daily interactions with employees.
Section 3: Training New Hires to Succeed
While you can do so much to ensure that your new employees succeed, you can’t do it all. They must also commit to reaching their goals, being a part of the team and becoming a great employee. In the first sections of this training kit, you learned what you, as the supervisor, must to do to onboard your new hires successfully. In this section, you are provided with a complete training program you can use to conduct new employee training. Schedule the training early in the first week to foster professionalism from the get-go. New hires will learn how to:
Adjust to the organization’s culture.
Avoid common mistakes that undermine credibility.
Create career-boosting alliances.
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