## Employee Onboarding

### Description

Employee Onboarding is an important and vital part of any companies hiring procedure. Hiring, training, and bringing new employees on board cost a lot of money and are major investments. Onboarding is a secure investment that will assist newly hired employees in developing and keeping their skills, knowledge, and value within the company. It will stop highly skilled workers from being lured to a competitor, which makes your company stronger within the market. Through Employee Onboarding you will find it lowers costs related to employee turnover. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.

## Purpose of Onboarding

What’s in it for me: Learn about why onboarding is needed, the cost it takes to onboard and why it is important to retain, manage employee turnover, and set realistic expectations.

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## Introduction

What’s in it for me: In this section we discover what onboarding is. The importance of onboarding, why making employees feel welcome is needed and building the first day checklist.

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## Onboarding Preparation

What’s in it for me: Learn about building Professionalism, clarity, designating a mentor and training in the onboarding process.

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## Onboarding Checklist

What’s in it for me: We take a look at the important features of the onboarding process, building the pre-arrival, arrival, the first week and the first-month impressions.

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## Creating an Engaging Program

What’s in it for me: Get off on the right track and learn about the role of human resources, the role of managers and their characteristics.

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## Following Up with New Employees

What’s in it for me: We look at the Initial check-in, following up, setting schedules, and the mentor’s responsibility.

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## Setting expectations

What’s in it for me:  This section covers defining requirements, identifying opportunities for improvement and growth, setting verbal expectations, and putting it in writing for agreements.

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## Resilience and Flexibility

What’s in it for me: What is resiliency? Learn about what it is and why it is important, the five steps process and the need for flexibility?

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## Assigning Work

What’s in it for me:  We cover the general principles in work assignments and how to manage the dictatorial approach, the apple picking approach and using the collaborative approach.

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## Providing Feedback

What’s in it for me:  Learn about the art of giving feedback, the characteristics of good feedback, how to perform feedback and using delivery tools with and formal tactics.

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## Reaching the End

What’s in it for me:  How to know when you’ve achieved success, transitioning, and wrapping it all up.

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## Closing up the course

What’s in it for me: You’ve done it, well done! But don’t stop here. Let’s summarise all you have learnt and remember knowledge is no good kept in a cupboard. Implement what you have learnt, try the tools and see the outcome until you find a combination that works for you! Congratulations we know you got what it takes to make a great leader!

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