As noted in a previous blog post (Refer to Onboarding vs. Orientation: Impressing and Welcoming New Employees),
onboarding is more than employee orientation. Onboarding is the process of integrating your new employee into his or her role and making him or her feel part of the team. How well you conduct this process determines whether you immediately build strong employee loyalty or make your new employee wonder, “Why did I come here? I sure hope it gets better.”
Onboarding: Video 1
Below are two videos of interest. The first is a short video (under 2 mins) that briefly and succinctly covers what Facebook, Google and Apple do to make employees feel immediately welcome. We’ve all heard about how much people enjoy working there, so this video shows why that level of enjoyment begins on the 1st day of work.
Here is the video’s description on YouTube:
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Onboarding: Video 2
The 2nd video is longer (over 14 minutes). It walks you through the onboarding process, the concerns, and the whys.
For more information, here’s the video’s description on YouTube:
After effective recruitment and selection, one of the most important ways that organizations can improve the effectiveness of their talent management systems is through the strategic use of onboarding. Onboarding is the process of helping new hires adjust to social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly.