How to Conquer Misconceptions and Trust New Hires

Hiring a new employee can be exhausting, with paperwork, training and onboarding responsibilities many employers can become overwhelmed. Trust plays a major hand in the beginning stages of an employee/employer relationship. Don’t miss out on the crucial positive outcomes of truly trusting your....

2015 Onboarding Best Practices to Take into the New Year

The end of the year is a bittersweet time. Everyone is excited and ready for the holidays, but the idea that another year has just passed forces us to not only think about what future lies ahead, but ponder our performance (or lack thereof). Resolutions made, but not kept. New programs that fell....

4 Onboarding DON’TS from Home Alone

Home Alone. No one expected it to be a massive hit, but something about Macaulay Culkin’s cherubic face combined with the zany antics of a couple of burglars was a winning holiday formula. But what, if anything, can this 1990 classic teach us about onboarding and new employee retention? Quite a....

Why Buddy the Elf Seriously Needed Onboarding

Elf, starring comedian sweetheart Will Ferrell, has become a cherished Christmas classic filled with lessons about finding out who you are, taking chances on people and learning how to function completely out of your element. It bears a striking resemblance to the same nerve-wracking journey....

How Onboarding Saved “The Santa Clause”

In the 1994 classic The Santa Clause, Scott Calvin was skeptical about Christmas let alone that Santa Clause even existed. So when it became his new job to replace Santa, let’s just say he was less than thrilled. This is a familiar situation for anyone who has had to start a new job. We all....

It’s a Wonderful Candidate Life

It’s a Wonderful Life. Holiday classic and the movie where Jimmy Stewart first ignited many young hearts (okay just mine) is more than just an awesome flick to watch while setting up the Christmas Tree. It’s a heartwarming tale about the choices we make in life and the meaning we attach to them.....

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