As more and more organisations are working towards becoming connected enterprises, it becomes imperative to bridge the gap between HR systems and business operations with the adoption of modern, cloud-based technologies. The business of HR today is that of being an enabler – bringing synergy between people, processes and technology – for business growth and profitability.
SAP SuccessFactors is a cloud-based human experience management solution that enables organisations to reimagine their HR practices while placing the employee at the centre. Starting with recruitment marketing to hiring and all the way to retiring – the system becomes an anchor for complete employee lifecycle and maps their personalised growth with organisational growth.
SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding offers several benefits to organisations’ HR departments. With employee onboarding, HR can streamline the onboarding process and ensure a successful transition from excited candidates to new hires, and thereafter happy and productive employees. Here are some key benefits of SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding solution:
With SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding, HR can create an important bridge between the candidate and employee experience. A sound digital approach can create a positive and engaging experience for new hires and transition them from new hires to happy employees. Long and tedious manual processes leave employees disheartened, and companies find themselves challenged to meet employees’ expectations. SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding brings together systems, processes and people together to offer a digital experience with a structured and personalized onboarding journey, delivering relevant information, documents, and training materials to new employees. This enhances their engagement, reduces time to productivity, and improves employee retention rate in the long run.
SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding ensures compliance with internal policies and legal requirements by providing a standardized onboarding process. It allows organizations to track and manage necessary documentation, such as employment contracts, tax forms and policy acknowledgments. This streamlines compliance processes and ensures proper record-keeping.
With SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding, you can manage several programs including crossboarding, offboarding and rehire through a single system as these programs are powered by the human experience management suite, and includes a common data platform. With a solid foundation in place, it is easy to enable HXM cross-suite workflows and task management seamlessly.
Onboarding facilitates effective collaboration and communication by providing a centralized platform for HR teams, hiring managers, HR onboarding managers, administrators and other stakeholders to coordinate activities, share information, and resolve any onboarding-related issues efficiently. With SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding, HR can simplify, streamline and automate tasks for new hires as well as HR and admin personnel.
With SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding solution, HR can simplify the onboarding process not only for the new hire but also for everyone responsible for the supported programs. Before their first day at work, new hires get access to a personalised home page with an introduction about the company, information about the new hire for review, and compliance forms and details. Also included are cross-suite workflows such as learning and development related tasks, goal management and so on. With a dashboard representation of all information including notifications, HR onboarding managers can view details of requirements, timelines and status.
Onboarding seamlessly integrates with other solutions powered by the SAP SuccessFactors HXM platform such as Employee Central and Performance Management, allowing for seamless transfer of employee data, performance goals, and learning and development plans.
SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding solution offers robust analytics and reporting capabilities to track and measure the effectiveness of the onboarding process. It employs SAP SuccessFactors’ People Analytics to help HR teams gain insights into the performance and impact of their onboarding programs, onboarding completion rates, and bottlenecks if any, making it easier to optimise onboarding programs. The ability to combine onboarding data with other data from the SuccessFactors’ HXM suite of applications, HR teams can view and analyse longer-term effects such as employee productivity and retention.
With Onboarding, new hires can easily navigate through the required tasks which makes them prepared to contribute towards the company early and effectively. With reduced time spent on tactical processes, HR teams can focus on ensuring that every new employee has what they need to get started and be productive, benefiting both the employee and the organisation.
By leveraging SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding, as an organization, you can streamline your onboarding processes, creating a positive new hire experience, reduce time to productivity and accelerate the integration of new employees into your company, paving the way for employee productivity, satisfaction and retention.
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