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What’s New in Onboarding

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One of the most important exercises for an organization concerning its new hires is the onboarding process. Interviews, induction, and training go into the process, but are only a part of it. The much higher goal of an onboarding process is acclimatizing the employee to the organization’s culture. This makes the task of creating a good impression in the minds of the new hire about the organizational culture something of a matter of imperative to organizations. If the onboarding achieves this, it can be said to have achieved its primary objective.

Every action and step that will imbibe a sense of association and affinity in the new hire about the organization should be undertaken. This is what will contribute to making the onboarding a success. It should give the new hires the confidence that they have made the right decision in joining the organization and motivate them to give their best to it.

So, HR should develop and implement a proper onboarding process that sits in line with the expectations the new hires have. The ways by which to do this will be the learning a webinar from TrainHR, a leading provider of professional training for all the areas of human resources, will be imparting.

Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and thought leader, Lynn Ware, will be the expert at this webinar, which is being organized on December 4.

Please visit TrainHR to join in for this valuable learning.


The expert will get down to helping participants get an idea of the current best practices relating to onboarding. She will explain how to utilize the new hire experience towards building commitment, confidence and competence. A very significant segment of this webinar is on how to integrate present day technological tools such as online gaming and mobile applications into the onboarding process with the intention of improving the engagement from the new hire and inspiring her to rapidly comprehend the knowledge and skills needed to perform in the new job.

When implemented, the onboarding method taught at this webinar will help the participants contribute to the achievement of the organization’s desired business results in quick time. Participating organizations that incorporate these strategies will be able to implement the latest in onboarding technology.


All personnel in organizations that take part in the onboarding process, such as Human Resource Professionals, HR Generalists, Managers, Supervisors, Leaders, Executives, Talent Managers, and Retention Consultants, will benefit from this webinar.

These areas will be covered at this session:

  • Turn your onboarding event into a 90 day process
  • Engage your new hires in learning the required skills quickly and easily
  • Use technology to streamline new hire logistics and help them learn new job skills in an engaging and interesting way
  • Ensure team cohesion and support for new hires by involving key team members in the process
  • Maximize new hire productivity by ensuring candidates have the tools to “pre-board”
  • Increase the retention of all new hires and reduce their turnover during the first year on the job
  • How to design a 90-day onboarding process that reduces the time it takes to get new employees up to speed
  • How to provide your virtual organization with the mobile application for tablets and smartphones
  • How to design and develop the content and learning activities to be used on the gaming platform
  • How to use manager, buddy and new employee checklists in the process
  • How to measure the business impact and contribution your new onboarding process delivers
  • Innovative case examples
  • Your Questions.


About the speaker: Dr. Ware is the CEO and President at Integral Talent Systems, Inc. She has designed, developed and implemented career development systems in partnership with several Best Place to Work organizations such as Google and Scripps Medical Center.

Dr. Ware has experience designing, implementing and measuring a wide variety of integrated talent management solutions in the consumer products, energy, financial services, health care, technology, manufacturing and retail industries.

She is frequently quoted on trends in talent management in numerous publications such as the Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Harvard Business Review, and Computer World magazine, and has been featured several times on CNN as a global talent management expert.


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Onboarding a Multi Generation Workforce


Onboarding is one of the most crucial aspects of easing an employee into an organization. Onboarding is not about documentation and orientation alone. It has a much more important role to play: acclimatizing the employee to the organizational culture. This is the element that is at the core of onboarding, which eventually determines whether employees stick to organizations or leave them and go.

This is all the more challenging in a workplace where you have as many as five generations of workforce. This is the reality of the American workplace today. Onboarding is the medium through which employees get absorbed into the organization. A multigenerational workforce may bring enormous advantages in being a mix of experience and youthful energy, but also leaves the organization with having to face the differing viewpoints, attitudes, moods and approaches that each generation brings.

How do organizations carry out onboarding in such situations? This will be the topic of a webinar that is being organized on July 8 by TrainHR, a leading provider of professional training for all the areas of human resources. Tonia Morris, Founder of Simply HR, LLC, will explain the nitty-gritty of having to onboard a diverse workforce.

Please visit to enroll for this session. This webinar has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Viewing this webinar, its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM. Credit is awarded based on the actual educational time spent in the program.


The foundation of this course is what an orientation is all about. It is often mistaken for new hire orientation. The fact is that orientation is just a part of the onboarding. It is only a properly designed and implemented onboarding process that gives employees the assurance that they are in for the long haul and that the organization gives them the opportunity and the impetus for growth in their careers.

Tonia will give participants an overview of the different generations and what is important to them in today’s workforce. Participants will be able to appreciate the mind-set and aptitude of each generation. They will carry with them an understanding of why it is important to avoid stereotypes, and will understand the strength of each generation.

This webinar, which is aimed for the benefit of those who are connected with onboarding in one or another manner, such as Managers, Supervisors, Leaders, Human Resource Professional and Shift Leaders or Team, will cover the following areas:

  • 4 c’s of Onboarding
  • Different Generation Work Expectation
  • Best Practices
  • Multi Generation Model
  • Do’s & Don’t of Onboarding


About the expert: Tonia describes herself as a “Generational Connector”. The company she founded, Simply HR, LLC, is not only a consultant and management firm; it is also a speaking and training company.

Predictably, Tonia is at home with speaking and providing leaders with training solutions that cultivate a generationally-inclusive workplace. Her observation of the diversity and generational gaps in the workplace made her determined to start an organization of her own in which she could offer solutions to problems arising from this situation.

With more than 20+ years of progressive HR experience, Tonia provides keynote speeches, lunch-and-learns, and workshops for organizations and associations across the Southeast.