If you’re approaching onboarding as a quick way to get forms signed and mandatory trainings completed, you’re missing out on a boatload of benefits. Sure, there are operational tasks that have to be completed when a new employee starts. But a thoughtful onboarding program can provide so much more. Effective onboarding can deliver results that have an impact on your organization for a long time—maybe even an employee’s entire lifetime.
BambooHR’s most recent study of more than 1,000 U.S.-based employees found that the impact of onboarding is even more far-reaching and long-lasting than previously thought. Below, we’ve detailed three long-term benefits that effective onboarding can bring to your organization: