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Improve Organizational Performance by Evolving From 'Onboarding Employees' to 'Managing Worker Transitions'

Published: 11 November 2016

ID: G00316359

Analyst(s): Ron Hanscome , Melanie Lougee


Organizations have begun to realize the significant impact that onboarding has on employee engagement and retention. Application leaders responsible for HR must work with multiple business functions to expand process scope and reach more worker types through all phases of the workforce life cycle.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess Onboarding Program to Determine Critical Issues, Build a Strategy/Plan and Prioritize Process/Technology Enhancements
  • Add Assimilation Components to Employee Onboarding Processes
  • Expand Onboarding Processes to Include Additional Worker Types
  • Apply Onboarding Concepts to Managing Other Worker Transitions
  • Determine the Best Technologies to Evaluate for the Updated Roadmap

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