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Your employee handbook sucks. Let’s fix it.

Employee Handbook

But the easy idea of “move it to marketing” has flaws too. Continue Reading

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Your onboarding process needs authority

Onboarding Process

“This here is Larry in accounts receivable. This is our new hire. Meet Larry. He’s been here 11 years…” <--- We can replace this with a much better first day. Continue Reading

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Your recruiting process alienates the best people

Recruiting Process

Here’s how I want to spend my Wednesday: uploading a resume and then filling out 18 tabs of exactly the same information I just uploaded. Wait, what? Continue Reading

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Onboarding: Revolve it around stories

Onboarding

If people are truly job-hopping more than ever, then onboarding is tremendously important. But most companies still do it horribly. What if we shifted the focus ever so slightly, though? Continue Reading

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How to fix your onboarding program

Fix your onboarding program

I’m a weird person, and I have weird thoughts as I walk down the street, and yesterday was no different. It was slightly after work and I was going to meet my wife for a meeting. Completely based on nothing,… Continue Reading

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Business acronym to understand: B.R.A.V.E.

Valuable business acronym = B.R.A.VE.

In a business context, B.R.A.V.E. indicates or stands for: Behaviors Relationships Attitudes Values Environment That’s pretty much everything, right?

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Onboarding: Hit the ground running = total farce of a concept

Onboarding, Baby! HR!

Love the concept of onboarding (an employee’s first days/weeks/months at a company). Love it. Went to school to learn more about it, that was a waste, and I ended up working in marketing. Oh well. Life happens, I guess. You live and learn. Just… Continue Reading

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These stats about on-boarding will make you gouge your eyes out with a rusty spike

Onboarding Stats Are Depressing

Ah, on-boarding. (Or is it “onboarding?”) The process of a new employee’s first day/days/weeks/months. It’s something every company should have a plan for, but almost none ever seem to. People view it as a transactional thing: meeting with your boss, walk-through with… Continue Reading