Northern California Human Resources Association

Onboarding: Starting Employees Off on the Right Foot: eProgram Series Begins (5 Sessions)

Thursday, February 07, 2013 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

eProgram Details

Qualifies for 5 General Recertification Credits - Registration: General $245 / NCHRA Members $195 for the entire series


Did you know that 50% of all new hires consider leaving within the first seven months of employment? Want to know how to get all of your new hires contributing sooner? Join us to learn how to effectively design, develop, implement and measure an engaging and effective onboarding program so that you can avoid unwanted early turnover and get your talent off to a fast start.

We will explore a four step process for building an onboarding program for the first 90 days of employment including program branding, using the latest onboarding technology and how to motivate managers to support your implementation.

The series includes five 60 minute online sessions:

February 7: Investing in Onboarding — Make the business case for onboarding by evaluating case studies of successful programs and how they contributed to the bottom line.

February 21: Onboarding: Design Principles — Learn how to brand your program; tying onboarding to talent acquisition, pre-boarding strategies, centralized vs. decentralized designs, use of technology in the early phases.

March 7: Onboarding: What to Include — Discover best practice program content, how to appeal to the "head and heart" of the employee, and design your program around employee and business needs

March 21: Onboarding: Rollout — Examine several engaging mobile and Web technologies, including the use of gamification in delivering the onboarding program. Plus, explore potential roles of the support team for the new employee.

April 4: How to Measure Success — Explore six different methods of proving the financial contribution of your onboarding program to the organization.

About the Presenter

Dr. B. Lynn Ware, President & CEO, Integral Talent Systems, Inc. is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist who has been a hands-on practitioner. For many years she has put talent management initiatives in place that have been proven to increase employee productivity across all industries. Dr. Ware is frequently quoted on trends in employee engagement and retention the Associated Press and such publications as ComputerWorld, Harvard Business Review, the San Francisco Chronicle and The Wall Street Journal. She has also been featured on CNN as a national employee retention expert.

Thanks to our generous sponsor:

Cancellations received less than seven calendar days from the program date are not refundable. If cancellation within seven days of the program is unavoidable, a credit for a future event will be granted, minus a $75 administration fee ($15 for regional meetings). Credits must be used within one year of issue. A substitute attendee is allowed at the applicable NCHRA member/non-member rate in lieu of credit. Separate cancellation policies apply for the HR West Conference and Certification Preparation Courses.

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