New Employee Orientation On-Boarding Training

How to Accelerate New Hire Speed to Productivity

“Congratulations on your pro-activity in establishing this new hire program and developing such an effective New Employee Orientation course.”
Farhat Ali | President and Chief Executive Officer | Fujitsu 

“The customized new hire on-boarding process, coaching, tools, and measurement have provided a very useful structure and frame for the first 90-days for both me and our new hires. It has been a very positive experience from my perspective and will make it much easier to on-board my new hires.”
Martyn Storey | Systems Engineer Manager | VMware, Inc.

“Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with how the new employee on-boarding project went. The end product is wonderful! LSA has been great to work with. I really appreciate all the flexibility and the high quality.”
Laurie Torres | Vice President of Human Resources | PDL BioPharma, Inc.

“I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed working with LSA on the design and delivery of the experiential new employee on-boarding training. I’ve been getting tons of positive unsolicited feedback. You truly exceeded everyone’s expectations.”
Steven Gray | US Enterprise Services | Microsoft Corporation

“We hired LSA Global to design and deliver a customized experiential new employee orientation program for our recent group of MBA new hires. The new hire program designed helped reinforce WIPRO core values. The new hire assimilation program will help the new MBA hires to build relationships with fellow associates and enhance the group’s ability to operate successfully in the global world. I recommend LSA for effective on boarding/outward bound training of new MBA hires.”
Vishu Venkat | Talent Acquisition | Wipro 

Description:
Is your speed to productivity for new hires where it should be?

Most new employees take 3-24 months to “get up to speed.” This wide disparity provides wonderful opportunities for organizations looking to decrease “ramp time.”

In a recent survey, 210 CEO’s estimated the time for a typical mid-level manager to reach “break-even” as 6.2 months. Using an average salary of $100,000, the difference between a 3-month ramp and a 6.2-month ramp is approximately $26,500 per employee. This does not account for differences in revenue, margin, utilization, or productivity. It is only the salary side of the equation. For a company hiring a minimum of 100 new employees per year, this creates a $2.6m window of opportunity for an improved new hire process. For companies closer to the 24-month mark, the opportunity is as large as $17.5m.

The main point is that, when combined with the common challenges of hiring the right employees and creating an environment for them to thrive, most organizations have ample room for improvement in their new hire processes. Unfortunately, many companies continue to struggle with the most controllable part of the equation – effectively and efficiently assimilating new employees.

To combat the eight common drivers of ineffective new hire programs, LSA offers a variety of customized and off-the-shelf new employee orientation on-boarding programs to increase the speed to productivity of new hires:

Target Audience:
New hires and new employees

What new hires say about our new employee on-boarding solutions:

“This is the best on-boarding experience as a new hire I’ve ever had with any company.  The new hire Survivors’ Guide is incredible.”

“The new hire checklists are of great help.  The new hire Survivors’ Guide is great.  I am very happy with my progress during my first 90 day period.”

“I’m very pleased and positively surprised with this new hire orientation and onboarding program.  It’s not normal for a company invest in and train new hires in this efficacy and quality.”

What hiring managers say about new employee on-boarding:

“The guidance provided with the new hire orientation program is really valuable.  It promotes communication and collaboration and reduces the ramp up time for on-boarding new employees.”

“As a hiring manager, I was at first skeptical of the process.  Now, I mandate that all new employees go through the new hire orientation process because it saves me time and dramatically increases their speed to productivity.”

“With my success dependent upon the success of my team, getting new hires up to speed quickly is critical to support our growth plans.  The customized new hire on-boarding and orientation process is making a big difference.”

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about new employee orientation and on-boarding training program customization and delivery options to increase the speed of new hire productivity, please contact us.

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