person helping another person climb to peak The new hire cliff ultimately results from an organization's failure to fully integrate new employees beyond basic training, instructions and paperwork.. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It's a job seeker's market out there, with industries across the boar hurting to find qualified individuals to round out their workforces. Thus, when companies do successfully find the right candidates to fit their needs, it's imperative that they make sure the onboarding process goes smoothly. These days, with many hirings done completely or partially via a virtual platform, there's a lot that can get overlooked.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is director, content analytics for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.