9 Surprising Employee Onboarding Statistics by Lessonly
New employees who attended a
well structured onboarding
orientation program were 69
percent more likely to remain
at a company up to 3 years.
When new employee onboarding is
done correctly, it leads to higher job
commitment, decreased turnover,
better performance levels, career
complementing, and lowered stress.
25 percent of companies admitted that their
onboarding program does not include any
form of training, program does not include
any form of training, which leads to a loss of
60 percent of the entire workforce.
Approximately 35 percent of
companies spend 0 dollars on
60 percent of companies
indicated that they do not set
any milestones or concrete
goals for new hires to attain.
One multi-million dollar organization that
engages in intensive onboarding during
orientations has managed to move from
23rd place on Fortune magazine’s “100
Best Places to Work” to 15th place in 2010.
A combined 71 percent of a survey
respondent list are currently in the
process of updating their
The 30 percent of businesses who
continually update their onboarding
programs are more likely to be
positioned to respond to industry
indicators and employee trends.
Organizations with a standard onboarding
process experience 54 percent greater
new hire productivity and 50 percent
greater new hire retention rate.
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