Getting Onboarding Right

After a long tiring search, you hire a great candidate for an important position. Now, what? Consider the fact that 46% of the new hires leave in the first 18 months1. Last year, companies found it took an average of 9 months for their new hires to become fully productive, and leaders took more than a year to become fully productive in their roles2. Surveys show that only 32% recruitment heads feel that their onboarding programmes are effective2.  What can you do about it? Research has some interesting answers. Let’s explore them.