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Mobility Disruptor #3: ‘Sink or Swim’ Mentality to Onboarding

Onboarding is tough, and these stats prove that many new hires and internal transfers need more support than they are currently receiving:

  • 40% of new executives fail in first 18 months.1
  • 60% report it takes 6 months to have full impact in their new role.2
  • Two-thirds of executive transitions are internal moves and 70% of leaders rate their internal transition as difficult.3

When companies leverage an effective onboarding plan, the results are transformational for both the individual and the company. For example, proper onboarding can lead to up to a 40% increase in performance during the onboarding period.3 The initial investment in executive coaching delivers 7x’s the ROI.4

In this 5-minute mini-webinar, you’ll discover best practices for winning at onboarding your relocating talent. Watch now!

1Gartner (formerly Corporate Executive Board) Survey

2Altair Global Momentum Survey 2015

3Internal Hires Need Just as Much Support as External Ones, HBR.com

4PriceWaterhouseCoopers Survey, Executive Coaching – Another Set of Clothes for the Emperor?


Contribution by Lauren Herring

Lauren Herring is the CEO of IMPACT Group. She propelled the company into a global career development leader. As a second-generation female business owner, Lauren is uniquely positioned to help future women leaders succeed. She is passionate about building a better world and helping people reach their career goals. Lauren serves on various boards like Boy Scouts, Washington University’s Women’s Leadership Forum, Connections to Success which helps people in the cycle of poverty gain economic independence and St. Louis Regional Chamber, which supports the economic growth of the St. Louis community.

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