Genesis News

How to Onboard New Hires at Every Level

Posted by Genesis on July 18, 2019 at 7:56 AM

In "How to Onboard New Hires At Every Level" (Harvard Business Review, June 2019) Michael Watkins and co-author Rose Hollister write, "Most large companies do a good job with the basics of signing up and orienting new employees, but far fewer have processes that address the biggest challenges these hires face in fully integrating into their teams and coming up to speed in their roles. For example, in surveys of HR executives, just 29% indicated they provided support for cultural familiarization, even though struggles with culture are a big reason newly arrived leaders fail. This lack of onboarding follow-through has major consequences for time to performance, derailment rates, and talent retention.

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Topics: Case Studies, Harvard Business Review, Michael Watkins, New Hire, Onboarding, Career Transitions, Onboarding Systems, The First 90 Days, Executive Onboarding Effectiveness Assessment, Onboarding Journeys, Onboarding Solutions, Rose Hollister

Designing Onboarding Journeys for New Hires at All Levels

Posted by Genesis on May 31, 2019 at 5:38 AM

In a recent  Power Onboarding Webinar, Michael Watkins and Genesis Leadership Consultants Rose Hollister and Elizabeth Collins shared how Genesis helped a Fortune 500 client design and implement an automated onboarding support system, combining the standard elements of provisioning and compliance with orientation resources and transition acceleration tools. The result: consistent impactful onboarding journeys for employees at all levels.

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Topics: Case Studies, Michael Watkins, Onboarding, Enterprise Onboarding, Onboarding Systems, Power Onboarding Webinars, Onboarding Journeys, Fortune 500

The First 90 Days Online: An Award-Winning Onboarding and Integration Platform

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 10:26 PM

Many companies think they are doing a good job of onboarding new hires when they actually aren’t. Most large companies are effective at the basics of signing up new hires. That's important, of course. You want your new employees to complete the basic documentation, and get set up with the right workspace, support, access, and technology as soon as possible.


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Topics: Onboarding, Transition, Enterprise Onboarding, Onboarding Systems, First 90 Days Online, Accelerate Leaders, Executive Onboarding Effectiveness Assessment, Onboarding Journeys, Genesis Solutions

Interview With Emerson's Corporate Director of Learning

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 9:09 AM

We are excited to share an interview with Emerson’s Corporate Director of Learning, Terrence Donahue and Michael Watkins, author of The First 90 Days and Co-Founder of Genesis, about Emerson’s Successful Leadership Transitions Workshop — a customized onboarding system based on The First 90 Days® Transition Roadmap™ Framework. 

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Topics: Emerson, Executive Hire, First 90 Days, HR, Integration, Leadership Development, Michael Watkins, New Hire, Onboarding, Transition, Career Transitions, Accelerate Leaders, Onboarding Journeys, Leadership Transitions