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Induction

Impact Of Having No Induction Process – A Case Study

Impact Of Having No Induction Process - A Case Study

What happens if you have no induction process? Many small businesses I’ve worked with say they don’t need a formal induction process. They’re only small and it’s all pretty straightforward. There aren’t many people to meet; they’re like one big family and they all sit together. “We’ll show the new hire what they need to do as we go along. It’ll be fine.” I believe all companies need an induction process. Even if it’s based off a check list. Here I share a case study that demonstrates how thinking you can ‘wing it’ can back fire.

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Induction Program – How Best To Structure It

Induction Program – How Best To Structure It

Whatever the size of you company you need an induction program of some sort. Depending on the size of your company, you may only need some check lists to make sure you’ve covered everything. If that’s the case – your checklists are your program. More likely you’ll need some checklists with some additional process or policy documents, presentations or training sessions. Your process may evolve towards this as your company grows.

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Documented Processes – Why They’re So Valuable

Documented Processes – Why They’re So Valuable

Documented processes are key to running a business consistently. They save you time when doing tasks you may not do very often. You can use them to keep track as you improve how you do things so you can keep moving forwards. Documented processes are vital for getting new hires going quickly. Use a documented induction process to make sure nothing gets forgotten. They’re vital for all staff – not just new hires. Use them as a common starting point for a discussion if someone’s not doing a task the way they should be. If someone’s away – someone else

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New Hire Failure – How To Avoid It – A Case Study

New Hire Failure – How To Avoid It - A Case Study

Avoid new hire failure – when your new hire quits after a few weeks or months. Hire the right person and put them through a solid induction process. If you hire the right person – someone who fits with your company and the rest of your team, they’re more likely to stay. It will also make your life much easier as a manager.

But hiring the ‘right’ person is only part of the challenge. Once you hire someone act quickly to harness their motivation and enthusiasm for starting a new job. A well thought-out induction progress or program, which is ready to go before they start, is the way to achieve this. Get your new hire working effectively for you from day one. Don’t let them get bored.

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New Hire – Why Bother With Induction?

New Hire - Why Bother With Induction?

Once you get your new hire on-board your work is not finished. Most people starting a new job want to make a meaningful contribution as soon as they can. They want to be successful and they want to start developing new skills and knowledge as quickly as they can.

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New Employee Success – Review Of 2 Articles

New Employee Success - Review Of 2 Articles

A well thought-out induction process or program has a huge impact on the success of any new employee you hire. A great induction experience doesn’t happen by accident. You need to prepare and give it some thought to make it work well. The faster you can get a new employee to be productive, the better for you and your business in terms of both time and money.

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Induction Programs – Start Right

Induction Programs - Start Right

The time when someone joins your company is the time when they are most motivated and energized. This is the time they most want to make a good impression and make fast progress. Harness their energy and start them off well by using a consistent and well thought out induction program.

Induction is also known as onboarding, which as its name suggests, is all about getting employees “on board” effectively. You want to make sure they can get on with doing the job you hired them to do as quickly as possible. A well-structured start, that lets a newly hired person become effective as quickly as possible, will show your company off well.

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