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What to Include in Onboarding Discussions

Published Mon Mar 22 2021


Onboarding is a critical phase in the employee lifecycle, but it’s often bungled. The onboarding period sets the tone for a new employee’s tenure, and if you get it wrong, that tenure might be cut short. For a new hire, onboarding often feels like drinking from a firehose, but several key topics are often left out of these processes. Take organizational culture for instance. The culture of the organization is so important yet often overlooked. I have also said that cultural fit may be more important than skill, Dawn Taylor of Pinnacle Talent Acquisition, said. “We must give employees every tool to be successful. A good cultural fit will aid in an employee’s performance, inclusion, and collaboration.”

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