How HR can improve the onboarding experience and improve retention
This column was originally published in HR Technologist.
A new study released by software company Digitate found that employees who had a negative onboarding experience were twice as likely to look for new opportunities in the near future. With the hiring market in the hands of applicants, many organizations are focusing on making improvements to their recruitment and retention strategies.
One way to improve the new hire experience and retention is to use an online onboarding system, which reduces the administrative burden of bringing on a new employee.
But how should HR leaders think about comparing the different onboarding solutions? Here are some of the things you should look for when evaluating a system.