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.....

5 Ways to Get More Accepted Offers From Candidates

In the words of Joni Mitchell, "...don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got til’ it’s gone?" We often take for granted the better things in life when we get used to having them done a certain way. Employers are used to having the upper hand with candidates. However, as the....

7 Reasons to Invest in Better Onboarding [Video]

Did you know 35% of companies spend zero dollars on onboarding?

The idea that spending $11,000 to hire someone and zero dollars to make them productive is detrimental. That’s like purchasing an expensive pair of shoes without ever breaking them in. With a candidate-driven job market, employers....

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