Bigger companies today continuously face the challenge of Onboarding new employees. Usually segmented as they are, this becomes a problem when new employees are recruited and brought to the forefront, and are needed to be supervised and introduced so that they can interact with other areas of the organization. Here are 5 simple steps of Onboarding, according to employment laws, which can make things much easier and streamlined for you. Presenting the 5 Best Onboarding Practices.
Establish a logical and streamlined recruitment management chain
Most operations in large companies have several layers of management, and hiring is not an exception to that structure. You have to see to it that all the managers in the hiring process, have open lines of communication with each other so that they understand what their roles exactly are.
Create a dynamic hiring process
Large organizations lack the agility of smaller organizations. Thus, organizations should be flexible enough to make amends in the process of onboarding new employees whenever necessary.
Keep enough records
Record keeping always works for onboarding of new employees. An easily accessible record keeping system which is easily accessible makes it easy for everyone when it comes to onboarding.
Information sharing should be easy
Communication is often a problem when it comes to hiring new team members. Probably, there are a large number of people in an organization who need to get involved in the hiring process, and thus you should take various steps to make sure that everyone remains on the same page, which includes the new hire.
Keep an enhanced focus on your recruiters
It is very important to keep a track of what the recruiters are doing. You need to keep an eye on the fact whether they are actually finding the top talent or not, and are they getting the new hires acquainted with the organization, so that it makes onboarding of new employees much easier.
Employment laws expect that you ease the Onboarding experience of the new employees. If you do onboarding effectively, it drives more productivity home and also significantly improves retention, as clearly first impression is the last one.
(This post first appeared in a ProfEd blog)
By E.Wilson – The 5 Best Onboarding Practices