Onboarding Your Hourly Workforce

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
Onboarding programs for the hourly workforce can be specifically tailored to better support the needs of this unique population, while facilitating hourly worker retention, engagement, and performance.
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Track: Talent Management

You understand the importance of effective onboarding programs but many do not modify programs for hourly employees. This session focuses on the onboarding needs of the hourly workforce, by highlighting key findings from field research with various hourly workforces, to provide a thorough understanding of what the onboarding needs of hourly workers are. You will understand how onboarding programs can be designed for hourly workers, leading to increased engagement, retention, and performance.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Kristin E. Charles, Ph.D., SPHR

Kristin E.
Charles, Ph.D., SPHR
Dr. Kristin Charles, Ph.D., SPHR, is an Assessment Scientist at Kronos, Inc where she supports the development and validation of assessments used in the personnel selection process. Dr. Charles consults with clients in the retail, food services, and healthcare industries on selection strategy issues, including job analysis, validation, and behavioral interviewing. Additionally, she is an adjunct faculty member in the Psychology Department and School of Business Administration at Portland State University. Dr. Charles regularly presents at academic and industry conferences on her primary research areas of personnel selection, work schedules, employee turnover, and occupational safety and health. She completed her B.S. at James Madison University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program at Portland State University.
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HR Credit
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