Set employee expectations, offer microlearning initiatives, offer e-learning opportunities, allow new employees to follow their colleagues, hold one-on-one meetings, start a mentoring program, organize lunch and learning sessions, offer video training. To help, 13 professionals from the Forbes Human Resources Council offer their most successful strategies for empowering employees so that they can start contributing to the company as soon as possible. Alignment of expectations is extremely important for the new employee. This can be achieved through appropriate guidance from the manager and other stakeholders.
Having a 30 to 60 to 90 day plan clarifies what needs to be done and how it can be done. This plan helps the new employee adapt to the new culture of the organization. Have sections dedicated to the first day, the first week, the first 30, 60 and 90 days. We throw so many things at them that it's hard to remember everything.
The Trello dashboard is always there so that they can review any information they've forgotten. Employee training is very essential and has an impact on the retention rates of your workforce. Videos can help your staff learn faster and achieve optimal learning outcomes. It can facilitate the digestion of information and improve the understanding of complex topics.
As a result, 74% of trainers rely on video learning for better results. Human beings learn new things when there is a need to learn. So remember to teach the why before the how.