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In this webinar, we will learn the reasons onboarding is important today. We will learn that the terms orientation and onboarding are not interchangeable. We will learn that orientation is in reality just one step in the onboarding process. We will learn that the onboarding process begins before the hire is made.
Statistics show that half of all hourly employees leave the job within four months of hire and half of all salaried employees leave their jobs within 18 months. This turnover is expensive. Much of this turnover can be prevented by a proper onboarding process. The Orientation, the process of making someone an employee, is no longer sufficient. When so much of a company's success is dependent on the intellectual property that employees produce it is critical to make sure that the employee is fitting in and succeeding. This is what a successful onboarding process accomplishes. Those companies that do not do this successfully suffer lower productivity, potential loss of customers, and of course the eventual loss of the employee and the resultant replacement costs.
Michael D. Haberman is the Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings over 30 years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside, a Master's of Science in Industrial Relations from Georgia State and is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR). He has over 16 years’ experience in the classroom teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation for multiple universities and organizations.
Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog entitled HR Observations found at OmegaHRsolutions.com, which has been recognized several times as a Top 25 in human resources related blogs. He has also been named in the Top 10 Digital Influencers in Human Resources. He has gained a reputation as a compliance expert. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations, and business based civic clubs. He has co-presented webinars on various HR related issues.