Turn New Hires Into Great Hires

Up to 20 percent of employee turnover happens in the first 45 days of starting a new job, according to the Society of Human Resource Management Foundation's Onboarding New Employees: Maximizing Success. Yet, new employees who go through a structured onboarding program are 58 percent more likely to stay with the organization for at least three years. Onboarding can drive retention in multiple ways, says Cordell Riley, president of Tortal Training. In addition to the obvious—training the employee with knowledge around skills and systems needed to perform the job—Riley says onboarding can help to: Grow and encourage adoption of your [...]

Are You Aligning Your Training Goals with Your Business Goals?

Four ways to help improve the effects of training programs by raising the expectations Define your most important objectives Break down silos,… avoid vacuum Measurable metrics Cordell Riley | Founder, Tortal Training | Aug 12, 2016 There are really two types of training. The first and most basic type centers on teaching employees to improve their performance of required skills and tasks. The second type does that too, but it produces far more transformational results, because it also teaches skills and behaviors that align with larger, organizational initiatives and goals. Think of a golf caddy as a trainer. He can [...]

By |2018-07-17T11:59:22+00:00July 17th, 2018|Franchising, Training|0 Comments

How to Onboard New Franchisees

So you have awarded a franchise to a new franchisee, awesome! Now what? Getting that franchisee successfully onboarded is a very important part of building your franchisee’s success, says Cordell Riley Onboarding actually begins during the sales process when you are presenting potential franchisees with the opportunity to buy. Right from the start, you need to convey your culture and your unique value. When you are putting together your sales materials, include links to videos that tell your story. They can be an effective way to convey your brand promise and unique value. Onboarding franchise owners is critically important Let [...]

By |2018-07-11T10:41:08+00:00July 11th, 2018|Franchising, Published in 2018, Training|0 Comments