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What Happens When HR Managers Deliver an Outstanding Onboarding to New Employees?

by Ankit Srivastava Digital Marketing Professional

Let’s begin from the conclusion; Onboarding process is imperative for the onward journey of an employee who’s just become the part of the corporate family. It’s a way you welcome the new member to your world that decides the fate of the relationship that an employee develops with the company. All this depends heavily on their welcome process aka onboarding.

If Onboarding is Outstanding, Things Work Out:

Experts believe that most employees when made of their roles and the operative way of the company, gel well with the atmosphere and mold themselves according to the company requirements within the first quarter of their first year at the job. Recruitment Management vis. a vis. the onboarding process has come of age with inclusion of technology to streamline the entire process flow of hiring to bridging the gap for a new recruit to working successfully. HR management software like SHRMpro has taken the lead here to sort the mess for HR teams across industries and support them in managing their work.  

Hiring process is incomplete without a subsequent orientation for the employees about the operative processes, the company culture, the workforce, the management, etc. It’s the cumulative effect that proper onboarding leaves on the employees that goes a long way impacting their performance.

One Step Beyond ‘You’re Hired!’ Scenario:

A collaborative hiring process is the one which gives equal weightage to the post recruitment phase; in the absence of which an employee could get totally lost in the company. Companies which run on multi-level shifts, with higher strength of employees are the ones which need to be very careful of managing a well-integrated onboarding process for their new employees.

Now it may be a strenuous activity for the HR team to bring onboard a new talent and utilize them as a company work resource but it’s also responsible for setting the targets and KRAs for their designation. In his book, The 50 New Rules of Work, writer and motivational speaker Robin Sharma mentions that the things that get scheduled are the things that get done. The vulnerable employee needs to be told initially about their roles, responsibilities and the priorities. It may not be recognized enough but the onboarding process helps the managers too as it saves on the cost to companies and reduces the time of the superiors that goes into training the newbies on the go and helping them adapt and assimilate into the new environment.

It’s All About Structured Assistance:

The aim of the process is to welcome the employee to what the company stands for and more importantly, understand the employee, seeking what they seek and providing them with the same. Employees become family when they’re taken care of with an internal provision of care, clarifications, culture, compliance and internal connections. It increases efficacy, clarity, facilitates integration and continuity in the approach during their later months. Success is guaranteed hereon.

Shred the Messy Paperwork:

On the onset of new hiring in the company, both HR and new recruits must be set to embrace a humongous amount of paperwork starting from the never ending documents and forms on personal information, educational testimonials, experience letters, bank account details, photographs, insurances, loans, current organization’s acknowledgement papers and a lot more. This is one real hassle for anyone to delve into.  This can be reduced to just a few steps with HR management software like SHRMpro and all the official formality can be reduced to more than three-fourth of the time taken of conventionally. That’s one way to go easy on the paper and save time.

Interestingly, HR department knows this all but to add some zing to the process and a lot of human-touch in direct communication does all the wonders to a new relationship. For everything else, there’s technology. Onboarding is definitely a process not for faint hearted but is also not a waste of time.


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About Ankit Srivastava Advanced     Digital Marketing Professional

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Created on Feb 25th 2019 00:51. Viewed 394 times.

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Ankit Srivastava Advanced   Digital Marketing Professional
Guys..please read & feel free to share your thoughts.
Feb 25th 2019 00:57   
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