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World-Class Onboarding: A How-To Conversation

  • July 11, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 70 South 7 (UAFS Location in FS's Bakery District)


  • Non-Members are welcome! Please use the Guest button to register.
  • This event is $25 WAHRA members who have paid their 2023 membership dues!

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World-Class Onboarding: A How-To Discussion 

Presented by Harris Fanaroff Activate Onboarding (Founder), DC

The world of work is changing every day. It's becoming harder and harder to retain our talent. And retention efforts must start from the moment a new hire accepts our offer.

Join Onboarding Expert Harris Fanaroff for an engaging presentation about how to onboard your new hires effectively. Understand where the common pitfalls are, identify where communication might be lacking in your structure, and learn how to onboard like the best companies in the world all without adding additional resources. This workshop will be interactive and engaging as we give you best practices to bring back to your organization.


  • Understand how to most effectively onboard your new hires

  • Learn best practices from companies that create world-class first impressions for their new hires

  • Learn innovative approaches that decrease time to productivity while improving retention

  • Strategize collaboration with manager to bridge the new hire experience

  • Develop an action plan to bring new ideas to your organization

Parking permits are not required.  Parking is available in a number of locations including the lots

  • on 6th street along the west side of the Bakery District building (across from Hanna Oil and Gas)
  • adjacent to the National Cemetery (north edge) on Garland Avenue (FREE)
  • adjacent to the ArcBest Corporation Performing Arts Center on the east side of Wheeler (Free)
  • and for a nominal rate in metered spaces and the parking garage at 715 Rogers Avenue.

World-Class Onboarding has been submitted to SHRM and HRCI. 

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