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The importance of a smooth onboarding process

MSPs • Mar 27, 2024 11:55:44 AM • Written by: Georgia Reynolds

From welcome to success: the impact of a seamless onboarding process

Attracting top talent is crucial for the success of any organisation. However, the process doesn't end once you've found the right candidates; it's equally important to ensure a seamless onboarding experience for them. In fact, research indicates that up to 20% of employee turnover occurs within the first 45 days of employment, underscoring the critical importance of effective onboarding processes.

"20% of employee turnover occurs within the first 45 days of employment"

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Here's why having a smooth onboarding process for your candidates matters:

  • First impressions matter: The onboarding process is often the first real interaction new hires have with your company after the interview process. A well-organised and welcoming onboarding experience sends a positive message about your company culture and values, making new employees feel valued and excited about their new role.

  • Faster time to productivity: A structured onboarding process provides new hires with the necessary tools, resources, and information to ramp up quickly in their new roles. This not only accelerates their time to productivity but also reduces the chances of frustration or confusion during the initial days on the job.

  • Increased employee engagement: A smooth onboarding process fosters a sense of belonging and connection among new hires, leading to higher levels of employee engagement. When employees feel engaged from the start, they are more likely to be motivated, productive, and committed to their work.

  • Retention and employee satisfaction: Studies have shown that organisations with effective onboarding processes experience higher retention rates and greater levels of employee satisfaction. By investing in a positive onboarding experience, you can reduce turnover costs and build a loyal and satisfied workforce.

  • Compliance and risk mitigation: A well-structured onboarding process ensures that new hires receive all necessary training on company policies, procedures, and compliance regulations. This reduces the risk of legal issues or compliance breaches down the line, protecting both the employee and the business.

At Giant Group, we understand the importance of a seamless onboarding process for both contractors and employers. Our end-to-end software streamlines the onboarding journey, ensuring that nothing slows you down once the recruitment process is complete.

Here's how we can help:

Efficient data handling: With our cloud-based software, you can bid farewell to constant re-keying of data. Candidate information flows seamlessly through our system, eliminating manual errors and saving you valuable time.

Speedy screening: We recognise the urgency of getting contractors onboarded swiftly. Our screening services deliver background checks in as little as 24 hours, allowing you to expedite the onboarding process without compromising on quality or compliance.

Comprehensive support: Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive support at every step of the onboarding process. Whether you have questions about our software or need assistance with compliance requirements, we're here to help you navigate through the process seamlessly.


A smooth onboarding process is essential for creating a positive employee experience, enhancing productivity, and driving organisational success. With Giant Group's end-to-end software solutions, you can streamline your onboarding process and set your candidates up for success from day one.


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Georgia Reynolds

Marketing Coordinator – Content