Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the future of onboarding, part of Onboarding New Hires.
Today we're faced with an increasing acceptance…of onboarding as a vital part of creating…new productive employees.…However, exactly how we approach…the onboarding process is rapidly changing,…thanks to advances in technology.…Starting with the orientation event…at the beginning of the process,…we're about to see a serious digital revolution.…Right now, we have people interacting with tools online…before they begin work to streamline how we provide them…with information and how we receive information from them.…
Progressive firms are now going further…with the goal of reducing the wrote bureaucratic work…that often dominates the orientation sessions.…Today, it's becoming easier and cost effective…to have new hires meet people in the organization online…via live video, together in real time.…They can interact with each other…while also interacting with documents…and the company's computer system.…From W-2s to I9s,…and a lot of forms associated…with compensation and benefits,…there is very little limit to what can be accomplished…
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- Cite the internal tasks you should complete before a new hire arrives.
- Explain ways in which a manager can help a new employee succeed.
- Differentiate among buddy, mentor, and coach.
- Describe the behaviors that are associated with successful employees.
- Highlight the important tasks you should complete during an employee’s first year.
- Explain why more face-to-face interaction between bosses and new employees is a positive onboarding practice.