Onboarding Articles

  • 5 Things New Hires Want During Onboarding

    September 7, 2017

    Ah yes, that candidate you’ve been after has finally signed your offer letter. Time to watch them cruise on in and be successful. Sadly though, that's not how things work. Data shows that onboarding a new hire can make or break how their perceive the company and how productive they are. So if you want that new hire to stick around and kick butt, you need to make...

  • GIFs, Gifts, and Games: 4 Ways Companies Welcome New Hires on Day 1

    May 3, 2017

    You’ve finally found the perfect candidate and, at last, they’ve signed the offer letter. Everyone is happy and you can check that off your list and move on...right? Not so much. The hiring process doesn’t stop at the offer letter. Or, at least it shouldn’t. Not properly onboarding a new hire is one of the biggest mistakes companies make: 4% of new hires leave a...

  • 3 Things LinkedIn Does to Turn New Hires Into Engaged Employees

    August 31, 2016

    First impressions are everything. When you meet someone, you immediately start sizing them up, deciding who they are and how you feel about them. And while it’s true that second chances are given, it often takes more time and effort to get people to change their minds about you—especially if the first impression was a lousy one. So it makes perfect sense that a...

  • 4 Shortcuts to Having a Productive New Hire in No Time

    July 20, 2016

    Just four years ago, for most companies the average time to hire was 13 days. Now it's over 23 days. Not only does that negatively...

  • The Unique and Fun Way Our Company Shows New Hires Some Love

    February 11, 2016

    At Lever, the moment a new hire signs an offer letter is the best part of our day. We have the same high bar for everyone who joins...

  • The 7 Steps Behind One Company’s Steal-Worthy Onboarding...

    February 2, 2016

    Hiring a lot of people is a good sign for a business – it generally means the company is growing and gaining market share. However,...