1. Prepare onboarding materials.
This may include things like an employee handbook, a welcome packet, or other documents that new employees will need.
2. Set up computer and email.
This includes setting up the employee's computer with the correct software and permissions, as well as setting up their email account and forwarding any necessary messages.
3. Complete paperwork.
This includes completing any required forms such as I-9s or W-4s. It's important to make sure that all necessary paperwork is completed and filed properly.
4. Upload documents to employee file.
Often, employers will keep employee files in an electronic format. Documents such as pay stubs or performance reviews can be uploaded to the employee's file for easy retrieval.
5. Connect with HR and other employees.
It's important for new employees to connect with their HR representative and other coworkers in order to get started on the right foot. This may involve attending social events or team meetings.
6. Attend orientation or training.
Depending on the company, new employees may be required to attend an orientation or training session before starting their job duties. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the company culture and expectations.
7. Get started on new projects.
Once all of the onboarding steps have been completed, new employees can get started on their new projects! This may involve meeting with their supervisor to discuss expectations or getting started on assigned tasks.