The hidden value in interviewing new employees about their onboarding experience

Interviewing your new employees about their onboarding experience is about more than simply understanding their experience. It also builds a strong foundation for your work in improving overall employee engagement and reducing employee turnover. In this article, I share the benefits of incorporating 'new employee interviews’ in the onboarding process. From the obvious benefits - … Continue reading The hidden value in interviewing new employees about their onboarding experience

Lessons about company culture: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Imagine for a minute that you make a living by owning and running a Ferris wheel at a fairground… As visitors walk around the fairground, they are met with a cacophony of different sights, sounds and experiences. Very quickly, they are able to assess which rides are, and aren't 'their kind of ride'. Which ones … Continue reading Lessons about company culture: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Lessons about employee offboarding: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Imagine for a minute that you make a living by owning and running a Ferris wheel at a fairground… Unfortunately, your time together has come to an end. Maybe it’s the end of the day and time to go home. Maybe they’ve been tempted by another ride. Maybe they just didn’t enjoy it. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading Lessons about employee offboarding: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Lessons about employee experience: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Imagine for a minute that you make a living by owning and running a Ferris wheel at a fairground… And they’re off. They’re on their way climbing up the Ferris wheel on their first rotation. Everything is new to them, the sights, the sounds, the sensations. Any nerves left after the onboarding stage begin to … Continue reading Lessons about employee experience: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Lessons about employee onboarding: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Imagine for a minute that you make a living by owning and running a Ferris wheel at a fairground… Hurray! The candidate has got to the front of the line, the next available cab is theirs. They’ve invested a lot of time and effort in this and now it’s time for them to get the … Continue reading Lessons about employee onboarding: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Lessons about recruitment: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience

Imagine for a minute that you make a living by owning and running a Ferris wheel at a fairground… Like all visitors to the fairground, when they first arrive, potential recruits are looking to find out more about why they should ride your ride. They’re scoping it out, sussing out if it’s what they’re looking … Continue reading Lessons about recruitment: A Ferris wheel owner’s experience