Welcome to the second post in this series on strategic employee onboarding where we tackle the first of six questions prevalent in the market today. Question #1: What real business results are possible with a strategic onboarding process? We hear the topic “employee onboarding” mentioned … Continue reading Strategic Onboarding – Part 2: Real Business Results
I recently had the pleasure of going along on my son’s Kindergarten class field trip. The plan called for us all to hop on board a Big Yellow School bus (boy that brought back memories – they still look and smell exactly the same as … Continue reading Employee Experience Lessons From Kindergarten
Aon Hewitt recently released their 2012 Total Rewards Survey – a brilliant and thorough 84 page examination of “everything an employee gets from the employer that they find rewarding”. They found companies fail to align total rewards strategy to business outcomes, fail to gather hard data and metrics and fail to listen to current and future employees. They point out it is cost and competitiveness (both misunderstood and misapplied), which drive total rewards programs and not program effectiveness or employee preferences. And they show that the difference between high-performing and all other companies is not the programs offered, but how they are executed.
This prompted an article from Andrew McIlvaine entitled “Not So Totally Rewarding”, wherein he examines the disengagement gap between what employees value and what employers believe they value.
We’ve all heard preboarding announcements many times over while waiting patiently to board a flight. If you are at all like me you’ve probably secretly thought to yourself “if I could only find a way to sneak into the preboarding line I could get comfortable … Continue reading This is a Preboarding Announcement. We are now inviting all New Employees…