The First 90 Days Will Make or Break Your New Hire

2016 SHRM Talent Symposium Phoenix
Workplace Application: You will learn new insights and practical guidelines for onboarding new employees to increase the engagement, retention and performance of your top talent.

Millennials comprise the majority of the U.S. workforce and almost 50% plan to switch employers this year because their expectations contrast so greatly to their actual experience. Effective onboarding mitigates this costly attrition threat and prepares employees of all generations for success. This session will take a critical look at the transition from recruiting to onboarding while providing strategies for increasing engagement during the first 90 days and boosting long-term retention and performance. You will learn:

·         How to integrate Millennials into your organization for maximum retention and engagement.

·         Three reasons why companies with great recruitment and intern practices fail to keep long-term employees.

·         The six critical steps of onboarding and how to implement them.

·         10 key pitfalls to avoid during the first 90 days.

·         What really belongs in your new employee orientation program.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Amy Hirsh Robinson, MBA

Amy Hirsh

Amy Hirsh Robinson, MBA, ( is a leading expert on the changing workforce and the impact of generational shifts on organizations. She consults to Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses and not-for-profits to prepare and retool leaders and their workforces to excel and compete in the New Economy. Her strategies and programs focus on attracting top talent, onboarding new employees to ensure the retention and engagement of top talent, managing and motivating a multigenerational workforce, and building competitive talent pipelines through effective succession planning practices. Amy speaks and publishes widely on workforce strategies for the New Economy and has been cited and quoted in publications such as Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, and the Huffington Post.


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