How Connected Worker Solutions Reduce Onboarding Time

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New employee onboarding is a crucial process that directly impacts a company's productivity and bottom line.

On average, the cost of onboarding a new hire amounts to approximately $4,100.

But what if there was a way to streamline this process, getting new operators up to speed efficiently while minimizing costs? That's where connected worker solutions come into play.

Connected worker solutions have been making waves in various industries, and can transform onboarding for leading manufacturing organizations.

Let's take a closer look at a few examples of how connected worker solutions have reduced onboarding time and costs for our customers. While we can't speak for every connected worker solution, we'll share several use cases and statistics from the Dozuki side of things.

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Within the sprawling confines of an aerospace manufacturer, employing a workforce of 50,000, a conundrum emerged. The challenge of preserving tribal knowledge while combating brain drain. The solution? A strategic leap into the digital realm.

Initiating a pilot program aimed at comprehensive training for new hires, the company embraced the potency of Dozuki's connected worker solutions. Swiftly, these novices gained access to standardized processes and courses, transforming their journey into a guided odyssey.

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In just a month, employee onboarding efficiency skyrocketed by an astounding 90%. Mirroring this triumph, a cost-saving victory was achieved: $80,000 reclaimed within the realms of human resources.

This tale stands testament to the fusion of manufacturing prowess and pioneering technology. It signifies an era where knowledge seamlessly transfers, processes streamline, and the workforce wields the tools of the digital age.

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In the dynamic realm of a chemical manufacturer, where a thriving workforce of 94,000 industrious individuals collaborates, a story of transformation unfolds. 

Powered by the cutting-edge capabilities of Dozuki's connected worker solutions, the primary objective was clear: significantly curtail the duration required to onboard new team members.

The outcome was nothing short of impressive, resulting in a notable 40% reduction in the onboarding timeline. With each passing year, the solution's impact radiated further. Within the relatively brief span of two years, its influence extended to encompass over 100 operational plants, garnering enthusiastic adoption by a global community exceeding 20,000 users.

This narrative's significance extends beyond its scale; it serves as a poignant reminder of the potential inherent in connected worker solutions, acting as catalysts for a seamless and efficient onboarding era.

Streamlining Factory Changeover Procedures


In the food & beverage industry, Dozuki had a customer where a workforce of 35,000 diligently collaborated. This enterprise embraced a strategic endeavor: the digitization of intricate procedures to enhance the onboarding experience for new hires.

This transformation yielded a staggering outcome—a remarkable 74% reduction in changeover time. The star of this story? A newcomer, devoid of prior manufacturing experience, who orchestrated a complex changeover feat in just 90 minutes. This monumental achievement starkly contrasts the prior 24-hour ordeal. The repercussions were substantial, safeguarding the company from extensive downtime and potential losses amounting to approximately $324,000 in a single day.

These real-world instances shine a spotlight on the formidable potential of connected worker solutions, such as Dozuki, in alleviating onboarding duration and expenses for manufacturing enterprises.

As the technology landscape evolves, these solutions emerge as beacons of efficiency, ushering in a new era of seamless onboarding that mutually benefits both organizations and their workforce.

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Written by Scott Ginsberg

Scott is the Content Marketing Manager at Dozuki. He’s spent 20+ years writing books about wearing nametags, conducting corporate training seminars on approachability, and leading knowledge management programs at tech startups. Text him right now at 314.374.3397 with your favorite emoji.

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