Trying to hire when you’ve got a retention problem is like pouring water in a leaky bucket. You can’t recruit your way out of it.
It especially hurts when it’s preventable. There’s a lot of reasons why people may leave your org, but the lowest hanging fruit and easiest fix: better onboarding.
First impressions are everything. If you’re just sending someone a computer and hoping for the best…no wonder why they bail.
We get it. It’s harder in the remote world. But strong onboarding is still very doable. Jeff Smith and James Hornick will tell you how in the next The 10 Minute Talent Rant, “Good Onboarding Fixes Bad Retention”