Induction

An effective induction programme can help to ensure that new employees settle in well, and gain an understanding of the organisation and its policies, procedures and culture as early as possible. It also gives employees a full opportunity quickly to become effective and motivated team members.


Employers risk losing staff if they can't provide the correct support and resources when they join

Employee experience: Seven dos and don’ts of effective onboarding

A recent survey found that more than a third of companies do not have a robust induction policy for new...

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How to improve employee attraction, onboarding and retention (webinar)

2 Jun 2017

ON DEMAND | One in four new hires leave in their first year, costing the equivalent of a year’s salary to replace them....

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Six ways every employer should be using video (webinar)

9 May 2017

ON DEMAND | Tues 6 June 2017, 2pm. We explore six ways that employers should use video – and not just in their L&D...

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Senior leaders getting more involved in onboarding

19 Apr 2016

Onboarding has become increasingly strategic – with senior leaders playing a far more central role – according to research from...

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How to make video technology work beyond recruitment

15 Jan 2016

Using video for hiring interviews is growing in popularity, but how can organisations expand how they use this versatile technology?...

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How HR can support IT with information security

6 Nov 2015

Typically data security is the realm of the IT department, but HR can make a huge difference to protecting vital...

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Getting off to a good start with temporary staff induction

22 May 2015

Many employers focus their induction efforts on permanent staff, but a new online onboarding system can help them ensure that...

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Probationary periods are often three months long.

Six tips for effective probationary periods

6 Mar 2015

While there is nothing in law that requires employers to use probationary periods, they are commonly used when an employee...

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HR and recruiting professionals discuss the issues around candidate experience in Leeds

The Candidate Experience 2013: Room for improvement

3 Dec 2013

If candidates’ experience of applying for jobs is so bad, why are recruiters allowing it to go so wrong and...

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The value of experience and internships

2 Mar 2011

With youth unemployment soaring, the cost of attending university set to rocket and employers’ recruitment budgets hit by the recession,...

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Induction procedures not up to scratch, say HR professionals

1 Nov 2010

Four in 10 employers believe that their induction process is in need of a thorough overhaul, despite most (91%) HR professionals...

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Know how to plan inductions

13 Apr 2010

While most organisations understand the benefits of an effective induction programme, we often take it for granted. The Chartered Institute...

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CIPD launches voluntary code of practice for internships

23 Sep 2009

A voluntary code of practice geared towards improving the quality of workplace schemes has been launched by the Chartered Institute...

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Recruitment in focus: Protecting your employer brand in a digital world.

18 Aug 2009

In the current climate, recruitment is the last thing that organisations are thinking about. There is more talk about staff...

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Krispy Kreme to tempt recruits with doughnuts

13 Aug 2009

Krispy Kreme will use its doughnuts to entice new recruits when the company opens two new stores next year, the...

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