Top 5 Most Popular Onboarding Blogs of 2023

Appical Team
Jessica Heijmans
December 12, 2023
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Wondering what your fellow HR and onboarding specialists were curious about when it comes to onboarding this year? We've rounded up Appical's top 5 most popular blogs, packed with practical advice and insights to help you revolutionize your onboarding process. As we review the top 5 most popular blogs on Appical's website for this year, we'll explore a range of topics, from diversity and inclusion in the workplace to innovative onboarding practices. Let's dive in and discover the most popular blogs of the year!

5. 5 Ways to Enhance Your Onboarding Program with VR

Virtual Reality (VR) has revolutionized many industries, and it's now making its mark in the onboarding process. This blog explores how incorporating virtual reality (VR) technology can take your onboarding experience to the next level. By embracing VR, you have the power to enhance the employee experience, increase engagement, and improve knowledge retention. Read the blog to find out how you can leverage VR to create immersive and impactful onboarding experiences.

> Discover 5 ways to use VR

4. 7 C's of Onboarding: How to integrate compliance

We get it – compliance can be as thrilling as watching paint dry. But here's the thing: it's crucial for a seamless onboarding process. Why, you may wonder? Well, those policies and rules are like the essential building blocks that get every employee up and running. In fact, they're the basic hygiene of your onboarding program!

This blog takes a closer look at the importance of integrating compliance into your onboarding process. Additionally, we will provide you with valuable tips and best practices on how to successfully implement this ‘C’ in your onboarding program.

> Read the ‘Compliance’ blog

[.callout-small]P.S. Not familiar with the 7 C’s yet, or want to find out how you can incorporate all of them into your onboarding program? Read about them in our whitepaper: ‘How to create a successful onboarding journey?’[.callout-small]

3. 7 C's of Onboarding: How to integrate checkback

Let's face it: onboarding isn't a one-and-done deal. It's an ongoing journey. That's where checkbacks come into play. Continuing our exploration of the 7 C's of onboarding, this blog focuses on the significance of integrating checkback. 

Checkbacks help you understand the effectiveness of your onboarding program – it's all about gathering feedback from your employees. By implementing checkbacks strategically, you can improve your onboarding program, identify and resolve issues early on, and boost employee engagement.

Discover how to implement checkbacks strategically to ensure new employees are consistently supported, engaged, and set up for success.

> Go to the ‘Checkback’ blog

2. Wietske van Hees: New Managing Director of Appical

We started this year with a bang! We welcomed Wietske van Hees as our new Managing Director. In this blog post, we are excited to introduce Wietske and delve into her impressive background, her vision, and her ambitious goals. We will also hear her thoughts on our onboarding platform and the Appical team. So, without further ado, let's get to know her better:

> Meet Wietske van Hees

“Appical has developed an onboarding platform that has the potential to support any organization in increasing employee engagement and retention.”

1. 4 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace are Important

Drumroll, please! Taking the top spot is a blog that tackles a topic close to our hearts: diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace. Curious why it's such a hot topic? This blog has the answers. We explore the 4 compelling reasons why fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment is essential. From enhanced employee engagement and retention to better decision-making, find out how embracing D&I can supercharge your organization. 

> Explore 4 reasons to promote D&I in your workplace

There you have it, our top 5 blogs of the year! Each blog is filled with valuable insights, tips, and best practices to help you optimize your onboarding process. We hope that they help you level up and create exceptional onboarding experiences. Stay tuned for more thought-provoking blogs from Appical coming your way soon!

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