Engagement involves commitment, involvement, and connection from both the employee and the employer. From their first day with your company, your new employee will need to feel like they are a part of the organization. This starts with your onboarding process.
It is necessary for an organization to be particularly engaged in their onboarding process. Demonstrating to the new employee the company’s excitement to have the employee on board can make a huge difference in their performance and retention. The onboarding process is critical to engagement. If you want your employees to be engaged, then they must feel like a part of the organization. Every company I know wants their employees to be engaged; however, few companies are willing to do the work to make sure employees feel important and included.
An excerpt from HIRE with FIRE: The Relationship-Driven Interview and Hiring Method written by Denise and Randy Wilkerson