Employees who say they had exceptional onboarding experiences are 2.6 times
more likely to be extremely satisfied with their workplace. In fact, 70 percent of those with exceptional onboarding experiences say they have "the best possible job."
Investing more in communication and engagement during the pre-boarding process can improve the onboarding experience by 83 percent
. This includes communicating goals, introducing new team members to their colleagues, and offering to answer questions. And a quick call from the hiring manager can increase a candidate’s great experience and willingness to increase their relationship with the employer by 68 percent.
Managers should stay in frequent contact with their new hires throughout the onboarding process, checking in on days 1, 7, 14, 30, 60, and 90, at a minimum. When the manager takes an active role in onboarding, team members are 3.4 times
as likely to feel like their onboarding process was successful.