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Don’t Let the Best Ones Get Away! How to Entice & Engage the Best Candidates with Pre-Boarding
Wednesday 06/20/2018 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Leadership & Navigation, HR Expertise, Global & Cultural Effectiveness | Intended Audience: Midlevel
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You will learn how companies are recognizing the importance of “pre-boarding'”to drive employee engagement. 

Finding the right talent continues to be a major challenge today. Once the candidate has signed, don't lose them before their first day on the job! Learn how you can use technologies and techniques typically associated with onboarding to get your candidates prepared and feeling good about the decision to join your company – by creating lasting connections that help them become passionate, productive team players – from day zero. This session will help you:

  • Discover why companies are transforming the traditional approach to talent acquisition with a new emphasis on pre-boarding.
  • Learn how to customize tactics to increase employee engagement before your new hire's first day on the job.
  • Gain insight into how your organization can use technology traditionally associated with onboarding to get candidates excited about their new position and prepared for their first day.
  • Brainstorm how to prepare recruiters and hiring managers to incorporate pre-boarding into the employee experience, supporting optimal management of all an employee's life stages.
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Claire Schooley, President & owner,
Claire Schooley Consulting
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Cecile Alper-Leroux, Vice president of Product Management and Strategy,
Ultimate Software