Webinar: The Stages of Onboarding

A poor onboarding strategy will inevitably cost a company the energy, resources and time spent during the pre-hire stages. This story is so familiar that 38% of companies admit to losing employees due to a weak onboarding process. Even more discouraging, 38% of companies do not know if they have lost employees due to a weak onboarding process according to an ERE Media survey.

Moving into a new position of leadership is one of the toughest challenges people face. Nearly half of new leaders fail in their first eighteen months. Often, failure is the result of crucial mistakes made in the very beginning. Critical mistakes made so early can be devastating for companies and leaders alike. But how can organizations and new leaders avoid them?

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Learn how new leaders can take charge, build their teams, and get great results in new roles faster than anyone thought possible. This is important because of the time value of accelerated performance and because delivering better results faster is the best way to reduce the risk of failure in a new leadership role. This webinar focuses on how to manage onboarding as a process with discrete steps, invest in pre-boarding preparation before the start, and the need to focus on accelerating team performance after the pivot point of day one.

Madeline Laurano is the founder of Aptitude Research. Her primary focus over the last 12+ years has been on the talent management market, specializing in talent acquisition. Her work helps companies both validate and reevaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. 

Prior, Madeline held research roles at Aberdeen, Bersin by Deloitte, ERE Media, and Brandon Hall Group. She is co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yahoo News, and The Financial Times. She is a frequent presenter at industry conferences including the HR Technology Conference and Exposition, SHRM, IHRIM, HCI’s Strategic Talent Acquisition conference, GDS International’s HCM Summit, and HRO Today.

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