Your onboarding program sucks. Here are tips on keeping your new recruits on their toes, from the masters of improv.
Ask most leaders and they’ll tell you: Perhaps the only thing better than hiring great employees is keeping them.
And yet, pause a minute and look around: How many of your recent hires have their eyes on the door?
It’s often hard to tell, though, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics;employee turnover rates are the highest in a broad swath of industries and leaders everywhere are familiar with the threat.
Of course, losing any good employee hurts, but watching new hires walk has a particular sting to it—especially when you add up all the costs of replacing them.Some experts say that numbers can range as high as two-times an employee’s annual salary considering what it takes to recruit, hire, onboard, train, and get an employee fully engaged and productive.