Feb 5, 2019
A great onboarding experience involves plenty of forms, a few handshakes, and a small chance of a working laptop - or so it might seem. But does it have to be so bureaucratic?
We think not. On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, Ross G and Owen are joined by the CIPD's David Hayden and GP Strategies' Danny Seals to explore a better approach.
We discuss the link between recruitment and onboarding, the role of the manager, and the characteristics of a great experience. And we take a stab at defending the word 'onboarding'.
If you'd like to share your thoughts on this episode, you can find us on Twitter @RossGarnerGP, @owenferguson, @HaydenDavidhrd and @DannyBoy83.
David also recommended The Building Centre, at: https://www.buildingcentre.co.uk/
The last time Ross mentioned Freakonomics was in episode 110: http://podcast.goodpractice.com/110-whats-in-your-ld-book-bag
And the source for Ross' fact about Alexei Leonov's handgun was The Two Sides of the Moon, by Leonov and David Scott, available at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Two-Sides-Moon-David-Scott/dp/1480449237
The CIPD's podcasts are available at: https://www.cipd.co.uk/podcasts
And Danny's MindChimp podcast is on Podbean: https://mindchimp.podbean.com/