Leading recruitment software provider wins prestigious Brandon Hall Group Silver Award
MATAWAN, N.J. [October 10, 2017] – iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions, won the coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best New Hire Onboarding Programme category.
The iCIMS talent development department launched a 90-day company-wide assimilation initiative, in an effort to avoid the “fire hose” analogy of overwhelming new hires. The revamped programme is complete with a passport system, which includes various learning checkpoints along the way with various teams and stakeholders in the business.
“The right talent is the most important factor to successful business,” said iCIMS vice president of talent, Irene DeNigris. “Knowing that the first 90 days of employment are the most integral to a new hire’s success, we limit information by breaking our onboarding down into digestible sessions. At iCIMS, we use our technology, iCIMS Onboard, along with a passport themed programme to seamlessly onboard all new hires into the organisation who will lead our business through the next phase of growth.”
According to a study by Talent Board, when digital onboarding is used in the hiring stage, new personnel are more productive in their first few weeks of work. iCIMS Onboard allows companies to supply new hires with resources and objectives, while reducing paperwork and improving productivity for new hires and recruiters.
iCIMS leverages gamification for new hires through participation in a programme called, the passport challenge. As new hires attend training sessions, they can have their passport stamped. DeNigris explains, “Aligned to our execution framework each passport checkpoint is categorized as one of these five offerings: strategy, people, process, systems or metrics. The goal is to set our new hires up for success by helping them become fully assimilated into the company and culture here at iCIMS.”
To gauge the success of the revamped onboarding programme, iCIMS surveyed personnel after their first 90 days and found 99 percent of new hires were highly satisfied or satisfied with the onboarding process and 100 percent would recommend the company as a great place to work.
“Excellence Award winners symbolize the power and impact that Human Capital Management practices can have on a business or on any organisation,” said Rachel Cooke, chief operating officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards programme. “Many organisations can have great HCM initiatives, but the standard of excellence only applies for organisations whose HCM practices truly benefit the business. That’s what the Excellence Awards programme stands for, and that is what Brandon Hall Group stands for.”
The award entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based on the following criteria: fit the need, design of the programme, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits. iCIMS was also recognised for a sixth consecutive year as one of the Best Place to Work in New Jersey.
For more information on awards that iCIMS has recently received, please visit https://www.icims.com/why-icims/icims-awards.
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iCIMS is the talent cloud company that empowers organisations to attract, engage, hire, and advance the right talent that builds a diverse, winning workforce. iCIMS accelerates transformation for a community of more than 4,000 customers, including 40 percent of the Fortune 100.