Many companies think they have great onboarding programs when what they really have is an orientation. Effective onboarding begins in the recruitment process and lasts for months after the hire has been made.
ONBOARDING ENSURES THAT….
High performance is
THIS IS ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH A
THAT BEGINS IN THE RECRUITMENT
PROCESS AND ENDS MONTHS AFTER A
HIRE IS MADE
ONBOARDING ACTIVITES TAKE PLACE IN
FOUR DISTINCT TIMEFRAMES
First 90 Days
Every single candidate begins
the onboarding process with
your company, but not all will
make it through the entire
The recruitment process serves as an introduction
into life at your company. Use this time to share
culture, vision, mission and general expectations.
Utilize Recruitment Marketing, Careers Pages, Job Ads and
Branded Social Sites to Begin the Onboarding Process.
SHOULD FOCUS ON WELCOMING, INGRAINING
CULTURE AND SETTING EXPECTATIONS
After the initial 90 days,
reality starts to set in. It is
during this time that most
employees decide whether
they are going to stick
AFTER THE INITIAL ORIENTATION,
BUT STILL NEED ACCESS TO HELP,
GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT
AFTER THE SIX MONTH MARK ONBOARDING
ACTIVITIES SHIFT TO FOCUS MORE ON
DEVELOPMENT, JOB ENLARGEMENT AND
ENRICHMENT AND CONTINUED SUPPORT
programs ensure all
receive the same information,
support and development.
Thus ensuring higher levels