Dive into our latest guest interview podcast episode where we unravel the secrets to crafting an exceptional onboarding experience for your new hires with the incredible Jen Tait from Rise Learning Group.

Jen is a seasoned expert in talent development and in this episode she guides us on a journey of her very own onboarding model through the five crucial phases that form the backbone of a comprehensive onboarding strategy.

In this insightful conversation, Jen shares her wealth of experience and unveils a blueprint that extends from the moment a candidate accepts a job offer all the way to their thirty-sixth month in the role. Forget the one-size-fits-all approach; Jen’s framework is flexible and adaptable, making it a perfect fit for businesses of all sizes and industries.

Starting with the pre-engagement activities and corporate welcome, we explore the critical importance of creating excitement and a sense of belonging even before day one. Jen introduces the concept of learning facilitators, an ingenious way to tap into the knowledge and skills of existing team members, ensuring a robust support system for new hires without straining resources.

The journey doesn’t end there; we delve into targeted learning, action learning sets, and the transition to competence. Jen emphasises the role of competency frameworks in mapping expectations around knowledge, skills, and behaviours. Whether you’re a small business or a corporate giant, her approach is both pragmatic and results-driven.

As we progress through maintaining competence and further development, Jen shares real-world examples and success stories.

If you’ve been contemplating how to elevate your onboarding game without breaking the bank, this episode is your compass to navigate the world of talent acquisition and retention.

Tune in now for a masterclass in fostering a culture of belonging, engagement, and continuous development within your organisation.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast here www.dnacoach.co.uk/podcast and you can connect with Jen via the Rise Learning Group website – https://riselearninggroup.com/ and connect with her via her LinkedIn profile www.linkedin.com/in/jenniferktait/