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Business Sense: 5 Best Practices for Training New Employees on Existing Processes and Systems

As if finding help wasn’t hard enough for busy fabricators, once you find the employees you need, you have to train them! While it might take time out of your very busy schedule, training is a vital part of keeping your business running smoothly and efficiently. 

If you look at employee retention statistics, it shows that a whopping 91 percent of new hires will stay with a company for at least a year, and 69 percent of employees stay with a company for at least three years when they experience outstanding onboarding procedures. To help keep your countertop business chugging along, here are five best practices for training new employees on existing processes and systems, so they can quickly become productive members of your team (and stick around for years to come).

Bring New Hires Up to Speed in the Best Way Possible

No matter how busy your hectic schedule might seem, you should always make time to train new employees how to use your systems and processes. Proper onboarding is essential for a healthy, productive workplace and to reduce employee turnover. Not to mention, it prevents costly mistakes and reworks! It’s well worth your time to put in the effort and follow these best practices. Consider it an investment in your business.