1. The noun form meaning the collection of steps required to
complete the action to onboard (Verb).
2. The process of transitioning an employee into a new organization
or a new position within the organization.
Example: If onboarding our new staff members required less
paperwork and hassle, they could be productive sooner!
According to an Aberdeen Group study,
the companies that perform the best when
it comes to on boarding retained 91% of
employees while counterparts may
retained as low as 30%.
An effective Employee Onboarding
program can improve employee
performance by up to 11.3% according
to Recruiting Roundtable.
• Ensure successful assimilation to
• Shorten time-to-productivity
• Reduce turnover and maximize
• Increase long-term performance
of the organization
Goals of Onboarding Plans
Michael Watkins author of The
First 90 Days writes that, “The
cost of turnover is 14 times
the base salary for those
earning under $100k.”
The financial impact of new hires can be evaluated
using a Breakeven Point analysis.
A Case for Onboarding
Strategies to Hire Faster and
• Create and follow a comprehensive plan to prepare for, orient and
assimilate new hires.
• Leverage technology to manage administrative tasks and reduce
paperwork to save time and be certain nothing gets missed.
• You only get one chance to make a first impression, use it to inspire
A Quick Look at CivicHR’s
Employee Onboarding System…
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