Managers must bond with new recruits
MANAGERS who don’t spend time bonding with new recruits and nurturing their early experiences in the first four months of work are more likely to have ‘‘ good talent’’ walking out the door, a human resource expert warns.
Sork HC managing director Anthony Sork, who will speak at this year’s Australasian Talent Conference in Sydney in May, says a lack of bonding can cost an organisation as much as $100,000 for each failed hire.
Sork says employers generally have 120 days in which employees consciously or subconsciously assess whether they can perform in the role. If they fail to connect, they either become unproductive or resign.