New hires typically value career development and often look for opportunities to grow in their careers within their new company. If an organization shows new hires the potential opportunities for career growth early on, they will likely feel more committed and motivated to work hard in the organization (Stein & Christiansen, 2010).
• Finally, this element illustrates the significance of the new hire’s individual role within the larger scope of the company. This helps show new hires how they can personally contribute to the overall goals and objectives of the company and helps them see the significance of their daily job functions. This provides new hires with a sense of purpose and fit within the organization and shows them that their role, no matter how small, is important to the company’s success (Stein & Christiansen, 2010).
Onboarding helps new hires adjust to the culture and performance expectations of the new job. “SHRM believes this should be the first and most important because every year more than 25 percent on the population experience career transitions (Bauer,