• Onboarding

  • Rotational Programs: Use, Structure, and Impact

    Slightly more than 48 percent of respondents noted the existence of a rotational program at their organizations, the highest mark since the question was first asked in 2011. From 2011 to 2013, this figure ranged from 41 to 44 percent.

    Leadership Development Program Opportunities

    Leadership Development Programs provide formal and comprehensive job training and professional development to the new employees while providing opportunities for employers to groom and foster the future leaders of their organizations.

    Get the Most Out of Your Rotational Program

    Organizations implement rotational training programs to develop leaders who understand the business, industry, and culture, and whose values align with the organizational mission.

    Rotational Programs: Prevalence, Effects on Retention

    The onboarding process for new graduate hires may have an influence on the likelihood of these employees staying with the organization for five years, according to results of NACE’s 2013 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.

    Tips for Maximizing Your Rotational Program

    Your rotational program should provide new hires with a broader perspective of your organization than may be available within a single department or job.

    Quick Tips for Mentoring Millennials

    What are some traits of Millennials that might surface as your organization brings them on board as interns or new hires? Millennials tend to prefer high touch relationships, have high exploratory drives, and are accustomed to being assessed as individuals. Here are tips for working with this group.

    Recruiting Benchmarks: Key Data About Use, Structure of Rotational Programs

    Forty-one percent of 2012 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey respondents reported having a rotational program for their new hires, compared with 44 percent who reported such programs in the 2011 survey.

    How Others Do It: Vanguard Refocuses Orientation Program


    Vanguard recognized a need for a consistent day-one orientation program for new hires that translates its mission, purpose, and philosophy throughout all regions of the globe, so it conducted an assessment that included reaching out to its leaders and existing and new employees through surveys, focus groups, and interviews.


    Six Tips for a Successful Intern Orientation Program


    The goal of an intern orientation program is to get your interns integrated into your organization. Here are six tips for an effective orientation program.


    Best Practices for Rotational Training Programs

    The goal of rotational programs is to provide the new hire with a broader perspective than may be available within a single department or job, and wider exposure to and appreciation for the work of the organization. In some cases, such programs also give the new hire the opportunity to discover where he or she fits best now or where he or she can aspire to in the future.

    10 Tips for Mentoring Millennials

    Millennials tend to prefer high-touch relationships, have high exploratory drives, and are accustomed to being assessed as individuals. David Porush, CEO of MentorNet, offers 10 tips for mentoring this generation of college students and graduates.

    Rotational Training Programs: Supporting New Employees and Developing Leaders


    Organizations set up rotational training programs for a variety of reasons and with varying goals, including to encourage new college grad hires with new ideas, to show new employees what working in the field is really like, and to groom new employees for leadership roles.


    All Aboard! Take Your Onboarding Program From Lackluster to Blockbuster

    Give new employees the tools they need to succeed with an effective onboarding program.