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Why Strategic Onboarding & Orientation are Critical for Retention

January 1, 1970

How a company conducts new employee training and orientation can influence how long a staff member stays, as well as their on-the-job work ethic. It’s crucial for the future of a business to ensure these training practices are done correctly.

Before establishing tips for a smooth new hiring process, it’s important to differentiate between the concepts of onboarding, orientation and training. The onboarding process begins the first time a prospect is contacted, whereas orientation and training are processes included throughout the onboarding process and. An employee’s orientation is typically held the first day or week an employee starts. Training continues throughout the tenure of the position as deemed necessary.

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