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Successful Onboarding

Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization

Mark Stein and Lilith Christiansen
  Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding; although poorly understood, subject to narrow definitions, and with limited best practice understanding or management rigor. Consultants Mark Stein & Lilith Christiansen have worked with leading companies on it, and they've synthesized their work into a ready to use system.
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The HR Answer Book

The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals

by Shawn A. Smith, Rebecca A. Mazin
  The HR Answer Book addresses 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with, from recruiting and hiring to discipline and termination, compensation and benefits to training and employee relations. Accessible and concise, this on-the-job companion offers expert guidance on all types of "people" issues.
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U.S. Employee Relations Articles

How To Improve Your Workplace For Your Employees
November 4 2018 - Your company will have a much easier job recruiting top talent when your business is viewed as a desirable place to work.

Prioritize Building a Culture of Collaboration to Eliminate Workplace Silos
August 14 2018 - Recent studies have shown that companies that invest in a collaborative culture report stronger revenue growth and happier employees.

How Businesses Can Help Employees With Student Debt
June 26 2018 - Over 50% of employees with student debt claim that their student debt makes it hard for them to focus on their job.

Overworked Americans Can't Use Up Their Vacation
May 26 2017 - Americans continue to take the fewest annual vacation days in the industrialized world

The Role of HR in Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace
May 12 2017 - While the priority should be about protecting the health and wellbeing of employers, it can also reflect positively on the firm's balance sheet too

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?
January 20 2017 - In this article, we're going to discuss some of the appropriate skills and aptitudes of a good HR manager.

Helping Employees with Health Insurance
January 20 2017 - A lot of studies have confirmed that job (and life) security can help boost employees' productivity levels to new heights.

Big brother is definitely watching
February 10 2013 - With as much as 60 to 80 percent of employee time on the Internet having nothing to do with work, organizations are facing an epidemic of 'cyberloafing.'

How HR Can Help an Employee Survive and Thrive Through a Divorce
February 4 2013 - When looking for help during a divorce, few people consider the human resources department at their place of employment as a place to go for assistance.

E-mail: the Way to Gossip
July 2 2012 - It has been estimated that the average corporate email user sends 112 messages a day - and one in seven of those messages can be described as gossip.

Employee Engagement
March 2 2012 - Employees need to feel like they are progressing. If you think about a time when you did something extraordinary at work, most likely you accomplished a difficult goal that was important to the organization.

Workplace Flexibility Improves Employees' Health Behavior
December 6 2011 - Employees who have flexibility in the workplace tend to sustain healthier lifestyle habits.

U.S. Employee Trust Still Low
July 12 2011 - Employees still do not trust company management, nearly three years after the beginning of the economic downturn, according to results from a Maritz© Poll conducted by Maritz Research.

Common Workplace Annoyances
June 11 2010 - The most common causes of annoyance in the workplace are co-workers with poor time management skills and the prevalence of gossip.

Whistle-blowers And Personal Values
May 19 2010 - Connecting with employees' emotions and personal value systems could encourage whistle-blowing in relation to to a range of work-related crimes and misconduct.

Unions still rated negatively
September 1 2005 - Labor unions are still rated negatively by most American adults, according to a Harris poll.

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  • Successful Onboarding

    Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization

    Mark Stein and Lilith Christiansen
      Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding; although poorly understood, subject to narrow definitions, and with limited best practice understanding or management rigor. Consultants Mark Stein & Lilith Christiansen have worked with leading companies on it, and they've synthesized their work into a ready to use system.
      More information and prices from:
    Amazon.com - US dollars
    Amazon.ca - Canadian dollars
    Amazon.co.uk - British pounds
    Amazon.de - Euros
    Amazon.fr - Euros

    The HR Answer Book

    The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals

    by Shawn A. Smith, Rebecca A. Mazin
      The HR Answer Book addresses 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with, from recruiting and hiring to discipline and termination, compensation and benefits to training and employee relations. Accessible and concise, this on-the-job companion offers expert guidance on all types of "people" issues.
      More information and prices from:
    Amazon.com - US dollars
    Amazon.ca - Cdn dollars
    Amazon.co.uk - UK pounds
    Amazon.de - Euros
    Amazon.fr - Euros

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