Onboarding

How to build a Training Culture that develops skills, stimulates thinking, and improves performance.

SGEi is a training and communications company that works with companies across multiple industries and in over 30 countries around the world. Our team designs and delivers customized learning experiences at all levels of an organization. As a result of our experience, we wish to offer some advice when developing your own comprehensive internal training [...]

How to build a Training Culture that develops skills, stimulates thinking, and improves performance.2017-09-12T09:30:58+00:00

Orientation and Onboarding: Your Sink-or-Swim Strategy Is a Terrible Waste of Talent – Part 2

In the last blog, we discussed how to make a new employee's orientation, or their first 1 or 2 days on the new job, an effective and memorable experience. In this blog, we are going to talk about what happens over the next 30-60 days as the new employees is handed over to their departments. The [...]

Orientation and Onboarding: Your Sink-or-Swim Strategy Is a Terrible Waste of Talent – Part 22020-08-13T18:45:37+00:00

Orientation and Onboarding: Your Sink-or-Swim Strategy Is a Terrible Waste of Talent

In today’s blog, let’s consider the orientation process. I see organizations investing heavily in getting the right people hired, but then failing to introduce, immerse, and train them correctly to support the talent’s future success. Many companies or departments adopt a sink-or-swim strategy, whereby they throw new people onto the front line – if they [...]

Orientation and Onboarding: Your Sink-or-Swim Strategy Is a Terrible Waste of Talent2020-08-12T18:33:25+00:00

Why a Sink or Swim Onboarding Strategy Is a Waste of Talent – Part 2

Welcome back to the fifth blog in our Culture Hacker series. This blog continues the discussion about onboarding. By doing a better job in the first 60 days of a new employee’s career with you, you can stop wasting your investment in new people and their talent by keeping them longer. Last time we focused on day one – the [...]

Why a Sink or Swim Onboarding Strategy Is a Waste of Talent – Part 22016-04-13T18:12:28+00:00

Why a Sink or Swim Onboarding Strategy Is a Waste of Talent – Part 1

Welcome back to my fourth blog in our 2016 Culture Hacker series. Last month we discussed your selection strategy, so now let’s talk about on-boarding and orientation. I am very passionate about the importance of both of these topics, so I am going to split it into two blogs. In this first blog I am going [...]

Why a Sink or Swim Onboarding Strategy Is a Waste of Talent – Part 12016-03-31T18:06:08+00:00
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