Onboarding New Employees

How fast can a new employee fully take on-and effectively deliver - on his responsibilities? More importantly, how well does this person adapt to the established culture? The first two or three weeks will determine the rest of this employee's understanding of, and performance within your organization. With the high cost of recruiting, organizations must understand that effectively integrating new hires into the organization is an important step to ensure their success. Onboarding is the process of helping new hires adjust to.

Social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly. This workshop will give you the tools and techniques to onboarding your employees effectively.

Target Participants

Executives, Directors, Managers, Department Heads and HR Professionals.

Delivery Methods

Participants Will Learn

  • What Onboarding means for their organization,
  • What a healthy employee lifecycle looks like,
  • The main reasons people leave quickly,
  • How to retain talent,
  • What the building blocks of an organization’s On-boarding program are,
  • The common mistakes managers should avoid
  • Designing & Implementing Onboarding Program, and
  • Getting the most out of your organization’s Onboarding Program.


Dr. Gemechu is the Founder & CEO at The iCapital Africa Institute www.icapitalafrica.org a professional service firm that co-creates solutions to help businesses transform themselves. He is also an assistant professor at the College of Business and Economics at Addis Ababa University. His teaching and research interests focus on National Workforce Development (Occupational Standards, Labor Market Information, and School-to-Work Transition); HR in Organizations (Strategic HRD & HRM; Workplace Learning, Organizational Design, HR Transformation); Business Strategy, Organizational Culture, Managing Change in organizations and related. He has a PhD in Human Resource Development from a joint program between AU (ETH) and the University of Ohio (US).

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