Employee Onboarding: Secrets for Boosting Productivity, Engagement, & Retention

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Recorded On: 04/20/2023

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Organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82 percent. Since employee onboarding is one of the most significant predictors of employee success, why isn’t standardized onboarding a top priority for all organizations and their leaders? Lack of time, budget, or resources are often cited, but these employees are your greatest investment! With the ongoing drop in labor force participation, employers must focus on retention now more than ever. Employee onboarding provides the foundation for new hire success and contributes to boosting new hire productivity by over 70%. Learn the three essential elements to an onboarding program – organizational, technical, and social – to place your employees on the path to success. Katherine Shenar provides 2023 data in this updated version of a 2022 webinar.

See the tip Onboarding 101: New Hire First-Year Timeline

This recorded webinar is approved for:

  • 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit 
  • 1 NACA CE

This webinar is a bonus recording to the A Great Place to Work series.


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Katherine Shenar, CAWA

Executive Vice President

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

Katherine Shenar is the executive vice president for The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement. She has 30 years of experience in animal welfare, including serving as CEO for two animal welfare organizations and holding leadership roles with four others. Katherine became a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) in 2020.

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