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October 2015

Dear Readers,

HR leaders looking to improve their onboarding processes would be wise to take note of recent developments at Google, where the company was able to boost its key onboarding results by 25 percent. How did they do it? By applying data in a typically under-measured arena to identify best tactics and by working more closely with line managers using a "checklist alert" technique, highlighted in the link below.

Because of a lack of metrics, most organizations can only make educated guesses about the success of their onboarding efforts. But the analytics team at Google identified factors that have the strongest positive impact on getting new hires up to base productivity levels faster.
For more detail on Google's unique onboarding approach, click here

     Dave Zielinski, Editor

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