If you were to ask a CHRO two questions:
- Is employee onboarding critical to your business?
- Could your company be more effective with this process?
The majority will answer with a resounding "YES" to both questions. Suppose you then ask them: "what are you doing to improve onboarding?". Blank stares aside, in many cases their answer will change. Leading researchers, such as Aberdeen, routinely publish statistics such as "Only 32% of companies currently have a formal onboarding process in place" (Aberdeen 2014 report: Welcome to the 21st Century, Onboarding!). Taking this into consideration against the fact that CHRO's say onboarding is critical, something must be wrong....right? The unfortunate truth is that the stats are right.
So, what can you do about this?
This webcast is about IBM's answer to these questions. "Succeeding at IBM" is the name of IBM's own strategic onboarding program. It is viewed by experts as a best in class example of how to effectively align the business and HR when it comes to our most important asset, our people! In this webcast, you will learn how IBM improved it's employee retention, time to productivity and overall engagement through it's formal pre-boarding and onboarding programs.