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noun [uncountable] business
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    the process of making a new employee feel part of the company and ensuring they have the right skills and knowledge to fulfil their role

    According to experts, in an overtly competitive marketplace where talent is in short supply, a well-designed onboarding strategy is a differentiator in attracting and retaining employees.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/10/2015
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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