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    April 2020 HRMA Monthly Breakfast Meeting: Engagement Onboarding NOW CANCELLED - Will Postpone for future date

    April 09, 2020
    8:15 AM - 10:15 AM
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    Thursday, April 9, 2020

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    Engagement Onboarding

    How to Wow New Employees from the Very Start

    Presented by Janice Mazzallo, Executive Human Resources Consultant

    Unemployment is low, job openings are high, and people have many choices when it comes to where they want to work—so it’s important to wow employees from the very start. Research by Glassdoor shows that organizations with a strong employee onboarding process improve retention by 82% and productivity by over 70%; yet, 58% of organizations say their onboarding program is focused on processes and paperwork.

    The most innovative companies understand that an engaging onboarding experience begins before the new hire steps foot in your door. By moving beyond the traditional new hire orientation process to engagement onboarding, you help the new hire quickly assimilate into their new position and form an emotional connection to the workplace culture that is sure to inspire them to reach new heights.

    Developed for business and human resource professionals, this presentation will review the core elements of engagement onboarding and its connection to the culture of your organization, examine the best practices of top places to work and help you begin to develop a plan that will “Wow” employees from the very start.  

    Session learning objectives: By the end of my presentation, a participant will be able to:

    • Recognize the common characteristics of an engaged culture and its relationship to onboarding new hires
    • Examine best practices of top places to work
    • Assess the effectiveness of your organization’s new hire practices
    • Begin to develop strategies that will engage and inspire employees to reach new heights


    Ms. Mazzallo is an Executive Consultant for the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). In this role she advises C-Suite and Senior Level Leaders on Human Resource strategic initiatives. Prior to joining EANE, Ms. Mazzallo was the Chief Human Resources Officer for PeoplesBank. During her fourteen-year tenure at PeoplesBank, she developed a Human Resources strategy that led to bank to become a Boston Globe Top Place to Work for six consecutive years and a two-time recipient of the Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce Employer of Choice. Ms. Mazzallo is featured as one of fourteen leaders in the book “Catalysts of Culture: How Visionary Leaders Activate the Employee Experience” Prior to joining PeoplesBank, Ms. Mazzallo managed the Talent Acquisition and Management Division of a mid-sized Wealth Management company in Hartford Connecticut. She graduated with honors from ABA’s National School of Finance and holds a master’s degree from Cambridge College. She is an active board member of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and past board member of Girls Inc. of the Valley, the National Conference for Community and Justice and The Northampton Survival Center. Janice enjoys international travel and volunteering her time for the Link to Libraries program.  


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