Did you know that within the first 45 days of joining a new organization, one in 5 employees decides if they should opt out?
Recruitment is an expensive as well as a time-consuming process. Once you get the right candidates, it is imperative to have measures in place to induct them as swiftly and efficiently as possible.
This clearly affirms the need for a well-structured and an equally well-executed corporate induction and onboarding training program to ensure that the new employees are not disenchanted. In fact, it should serve to enhance the positive image of the organization.
The traditional face-to-face approach to render induction and onboarding programs is normally the approach most organizations opt for. This is of high impact, and the human touch goes a long way in helping new employees learn the organization culture, its value proposition, and how they can contribute very effectively.
However, this approach does have some challenges that can hamper the impact it aims to create. Increasingly, organizations are evaluating a transition to a blended or fully online approach to impart corporate induction and onboarding training.
In this article, through a set of 7 examples, I show you how you can transform your existing corporate induction and onboarding training program to gain a higher impact through an online or a blended approach.
A well-designed corporate induction and onboarding training program provides the following benefits to the new employees:
From an organizational perspective, a well-designed corporate induction and onboarding training program provides the following benefits to the business:
The value of human interaction to learn the ropes cannot be over-emphasized. It is a great way to help new employees understand the new organization, its dynamics, and how they can align to the corporate goals and create their own success stories. However, there are a few challenges associated with this approach that can impede the impact this approach aims to create.
Specifically, the combination of online and face-to-face corporate induction and onboarding training program offers the following benefits to employees:
From an organizational perspective, fully online or blended corporate induction and onboarding training programs:
At EI Design, we have a large practice to craft highly immersive online/blended corporate induction and onboarding training programs. These are highly customized to suit the requirements.
Most of the corporate induction and onboarding training programs continue to be blended. Although, in the last 2 years, we have noted that a significant component is delivered online.
The key learning strategies we use to craft online/blended corporate induction and onboarding training programs are:
Additional value-adds that are typically part of these solutions include:
Now, I pick 7 examples from our repository that illustrate how you can transition your existing face-to-face corporate induction and onboarding program to a fully online/blended solution. In this article, I am highlighting the strategy used to create the online versions.
Example 1 – Virtual Reality Experience As Part Of Our Induction Program
Example 2 – Induction Portal Of EI Design
Example 3 – Induction Program For A Food Retail Brand
Example 4 – Developed For A World-Renowned Innovative Electronics Components Manufacturer
Example 5 – Developed For A Seabed-To-Surface Engineering, Construction, And Services Company
Example 6 – Developed For A Large Chemical Producer
Example 7 – Developed For An Indian Industrial Conglomerate
I hope this article provides you the insights you can use to transform your existing corporate induction and onboarding training program to a fully online/blended approach.
If you have any queries or need any specific support, do contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to learn more about successful induction and onboarding training, download the free eBook 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success.
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