onboarding Tag

Starting a new job is an exciting time, from meeting new coworkers, getting acclimated on a team, and learning the way around a new building. New employees have a lot to learn to hit the ground running, including becoming familiar with a company’s culture.  Some employees are now going through the onboarding process in a remote-work environment, without sitting face-to-face with their new manager or other teammates.  But onboarding is even more important in uncertain times as it provides much-needed structure and guidance when everything else might seem shaky and unsure. 

Bringing on a new employee is an exciting time. There's a new team member to introduce around, a new person with insight and questions that might bring new suggestions for shaking off the old routine.  But it takes time to get someone settled in and up to speed in their new position, a process that begins with onboarding. 

Here are five key benefits of a good onboarding process: