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 elseRead more →
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.Read more →
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.Read more →