Forty-four percent of new hires don’t last 18 months at a cost of three times their salary to the company. While some global corporations can spare turnover, Small Businesses seek to train employees as long-term investments. Onboarding with the Saba People Cloud allows new employees at Small Businesses to hit the ground running by accelerating the orientation and training processes. Simplified goal-setting clearly communicates the short and long-term priorities, and the social network helps employees integrate, connecting them with experts and information needed to meet their responsibilities. Happy, productive employees are well-prepared employees, and they will be with your Small Business for a long time.
Employees of Small Businesses often joke about “wearing many hats,” but this reliance on fewer individuals to ensure business productivity means that losing any employee can be an even more costly mater. Saba onboarding strategies help small businesses reduces the amount of time needed for new employee autonomy. By setting short and long-term goals and easily tracking new-hire progress through the personal and manager dashboards of Saba onboarding software, your management is able to accurately track the onboarding process. Newly hired employees enjoy easier access to training materials and regular feedback from mentors, enabling them to more quickly fulfill necessary roles in your Small Business.
The Saba People Cloud streamlines the employee onboarding process by creating communities just for new hires. Establish departmental identities and ensure communications with community mentors able to contribute to new-hire learning. Identify subject-matter experts able to help with benefits, payroll, facilities, computers, and other onboarding matters, providing instant access to the necessary community members within your Small Business necessary to complete the onboarding process.
Reduce the time lost to forms and formalities by creating an onboarding resource page. It can contain an onboarding checklist with links to new-hire forms, company policies and other employee onboarding resources. The onboarding process becomes more efficient when it is designed to facilitate the necessary work initially involved in onboarding. New employees are able to reduce the time necessary for these formalities, allowing them to more quickly engage in necessary training procedures.
Assign new hires to subject-specific groups that are pertinent to their responsibilities. Here they can use embedded social network to find information, learn from experts, and connect with mentors.
Gather the new hires informally online through live chat rooms or Saba Meeting with multi-point video. Connect and solve problems as a group. Saba Meeting makes casual communications an easy and less disruptive engagement, providing novel opportunities for guidance, collaboration and conversation.
Out of office for the day, out to lunch with a client, or out of town for business, you will never miss the opportunity to contribute to your new employee onboarding process. Quickly respond to questions wherever you may be through the Saba People Cloud’s iOS and Android clients.