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.

Seven ways to create an awesome candidate experience

Despite many employers making efforts to improve their candidate experience, some still fall short on the simplest aspects. Lee Biggins,...

Guide to inclusive recruitment

30 Jul 2019

PROMOTED | Inclusion is a key issue for any recruitment professional, but how can you make sure your business is doing all it can to attract, and retain, a wide-range of talent?

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

A quarter of workers receive almost no workplace training, finds TUC

4 Nov 2017

Almost a quarter of workers are offered no training at their workplace other than a new starter induction, according to...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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

3 Oct 2017

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

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }

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....

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading

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?...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading

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,...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading