New Hire Onboarding: Strategic Insights & Practical Guidelines for Boosting Performance & Retention

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
Learn strategic insights and practical guidelines for designing simple onboarding programs that accelerate performance and boost retention.
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Employee onboarding is taking on a new priority as demographic shifts gather steam and the new economy takes hold. Research shows that companies that invest in a structured onboarding process experience dramatic increases in revenue, customer satisfaction and employee retention, productivity and engagement. Most employers devote little time to their onboarding process, a mistake that costs them greatly both in bottom line and reputation. This engaging session will provide the economic business case for onboarding, the six most critical steps in the process and key pitfalls to avoid along the way.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Amy Hirsh Robinson, MBA

Amy Hirsh

Amy Hirsh Robinson, M.B.A., is Chief People Officer for King’s Hawaiian, a global producer of irresistible Hawaiian food. Amy was brought on to King’s Hawaiian to re-envision the employee experience and transform the People function from traditional HR to a strategic driver of business growth. During her time at the company she has worked to radically redefine the purpose, structure and activities of HR with significant results. Prior to her role as CPO, Amy ran a successful human capital consulting firm, The Interchange Group, helping executives and HR professionals retool and adapt their strategies to rapidly changing workforce expectations and business landscapes.


Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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