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ATD RESEARCH: Onboarding New Employees

Friday, June 21, 2024 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Caroline Cope, Senior Researcher, ATD; Rocki Basel, Director, Research, ATD; and David Jackson III, Director of Talent Pathways and Learning, HealthPoint

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According to Glassdoor, it takes $4,000 and 24 days to hire a new worker. With this investment, organizations should be providing an onboarding experience that protects their investment. In this study we’ll start with pre-boarding, we’ll learn more about orientation, and we’ll explore what resources and tools organizations use to help onboard.

Key findings include:

  • 29 percent said the talent development department was primarily responsible for onboarding strategy
  • 78 percent measured the effectiveness of their onboarding program
  • 35 percent formally checked in with new employees at the end of their first day
  • 57 percent preboarded all new employees
  • 25 percent required managers to undergo training on how to onboard their new employees


Primary Capability Covered: Talent Strategy and Management

Participation in this event, either live or recorded, can be reported for one (1) professional development point toward initial certification eligibility or recertification requirements for the APTD or CPTD credential. 



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Caroline Cope
Caroline Cope

Senior Researcher, ATD

Caroline Cope joined the Association for Talent Development (ATD) in 2021 as a senior researcher in the research department. Prior to joining ATD, she studied trends related to graduate education and training for the American Psychological Association as a research officer. She has a master’s degree in sociology from American University.

Rocki Basel
Rocki Basel

Director, Research, ATD

Rocki Basel, Ph.D. joined the Association for Talent Development (ATD) in 2022 as the associate director of research. Before joining ATD, she was a researcher for other national membership organizations. Her research interests include workplace culture, employee engagement, mental health, and organizational communication. She has a Ph.D. in communication studies from Kent State University.

David Jackson III
David Jackson III

Director of Talent Pathways and Learning, HealthPoint

David Jackson III, or DJ3, is director of Talent Pathways and Learning at HealthPoint. DJ3 is passionate about helping people become who they want to be. He has a lifelong interest in learning and development that all comes back to that lightbulb moment when someone "gets it" and understands a concept, the bigger vision, or a new path forward.