Onboarding new business users is a complex and costly endeavor for IT. Calculate the fully-loaded IT cost of hiring new users to understand the incremental cost that IT has to incur as a result of manpower expansion across the enterprise. Establish a checklist of required IT activities to simplify workflow and get new users online and productive more quickly and efficiently.

The Cost of a New Business User

The process of acquiring new employees, assimilating them into the enterprise, and making them productive is not cheap. Info-Tech's analysis shows that the fully-loaded first-year cost of adding a new employee can be anywhere from 1.3 to 1.5 times the base salary. This estimate includes both IT and non-IT related costs items. Consider the following:

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Published: December 12, 2006
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