Gearing Up for Summer Hiring: Virtual & In-Person Onboarding Strategies for 2024

Tools to Transition Your New Hires into Productive Performers Faster!

Instructor :
Dr. Susan Strauss

Webinar ID:
11374

Date: JUN 28, 2024 (FRI)

Start Time: 10 AM PT - 11 AM PT

Duration: 1 Hr.

What you will learn

    • How to Evaluate Your Onboarding Process
    • Checklists for The First Day, First Week, First Month, and The First 90 Days
    • To-Do Lists and Topics for The Onboarding Portal
    • How to To Examine Onboarding Portal Systems…
    • How to Evaluate Your Onboarding Process
    • Checklists for The First Day, First Week, First Month, and The First 90 Days
    • To-Do Lists and Topics for The Onboarding Portal
    • How to To Examine Onboarding Portal Systems
    • Tips on How to Select and Utilize A Buddy
    • Sample Checklists For The Manager, HR, and The Buddy are Provided
    • Tips on Orienting The Virtual Employee
    • Orientation Evaluation Forms for The New Hire, HR, The Buddy, and Management
    • Tips on The Manager-New Hire “Expectations” Discussion

Course Description

In today’s ever-evolving workplace, the challenges of onboarding new hires, particularly virtually, have transformed significantly.

As we navigate this new landscape, it’s crucial to effectively welcome and engage our new team members, whether remotely or in-person.

The foremost challenge in our knowledge-driven economy is the ability to attract and retain top talent—a critical factor that can determine an organization’s success or failure. Virtual onboarding presents unique opportunities, which we may continue to leverage even post-pandemic.

Onboarding—also known as Induction, Enculturation, or New Employee Orientation (NEO)—is essential not just for acclimating new employees but also for maximizing their early productivity and engagement.

This process is more than a single event; it is an ongoing journey that begins once they accept the job offer and continues throughout their first year.

Key concerns for new hires typically include:

    • My Job
    • My Boss
    • My Coworkers.

Addressing these concerns and alleviating new job jitters are top priorities in orientation programs. The duration of these anxieties can be greatly reduced with a robust orientation strategy.

Onboarding is a comprehensive strategy and process that extends well beyond the first day on the job, ensuring new hires are effectively integrated into:

    • Their new virtual environment
    • Their new role
    • Their interactions with new colleagues

This process should be engaging and include fun activities, utilizing buddies to enhance the new hire experience from the job offer onwards.

All these initiatives can be efficiently executed virtually, making it one of the most crucial investments an employer can make.

Join Now!

In today’s ever-evolving workplace, the challenges of onboarding new hires, particularly virtually, have transformed significantly.

As we navigate this new landscape, it’s crucial to effectively welcome and engage our new team members, whether remotely or in-person.

The foremost challenge in our knowledge-driven economy is the ability to attract and retain top talent—a critical factor that can determine an organization’s success or failure. Virtual onboarding presents unique opportunities, which we may continue to leverage even post-pandemic.

Onboarding—also known as Induction, Enculturation, or New Employee Orientation (NEO)—is essential not just for acclimating new employees but also for maximizing their early productivity and engagement.

This process is more than a single event; it is an ongoing journey that begins once they accept the job offer and continues throughout their first year.

Key concerns for new hires typically include:

    • My Job
    • My Boss
    • My Coworkers.

Addressing these concerns and alleviating new job jitters are top priorities in orientation programs. The duration of these anxieties can be greatly reduced with a robust orientation strategy.

Onboarding is a comprehensive strategy and process that extends well beyond the first day on the job, ensuring new hires are effectively integrated into:

    • Their new virtual environment
    • Their new role
    • Their interactions with new colleagues

This process should be engaging and include fun activities, utilizing buddies to enhance the new hire experience from the job offer onwards.

All these initiatives can be efficiently executed virtually, making it one of the most crucial investments an employer can make.

Join Now!

Why you should attend

Are you looking:

    • To decrease time-to-productivity for new hires?
    • For practical, innovative and proven tools you can use?

Starting on the right foot is absolutely essential to overcoming this challenge.

Dr. Strauss will touch on the challenges of modern-day Onboarding and establish an onboarding process that yields a rewarding experience for the employees.

We’ll talk about how to:

    • Describe onboarding tactics for virtual new hires
    • Discuss the intricacies of onboarding the new hire, including such things as getting them their new computer technology, having a virtual lunch, and dealing with I-9s
    • Identify HR, the supervisor, and Buddy’s roles in welcoming and training the new employee in a virtual environment
    • Discuss the new employee’s role in her or his orientation
    • Differentiate between the orientation to the organization and the orientation to the department
    • Assess, develop, implement, and evaluate your Onboarding strategy
    • Examine virtual Onboarding best practices
    • Assess, design, develop, implement, and evaluate your department’s NEO strategy

Enroll Now!

Are you looking:

    • To decrease time-to-productivity for new hires?
    • For practical, innovative and proven tools you can use?

Starting on the right foot is absolutely essential to overcoming this challenge.

Dr. Strauss will touch on the challenges of modern-day Onboarding and establish an onboarding process that yields a rewarding experience for the employees.

We’ll talk about how to:

    • Describe onboarding tactics for virtual new hires
    • Discuss the intricacies of onboarding the new hire, including such things as getting them their new computer technology, having a virtual lunch, and dealing with I-9s
    • Identify HR, the supervisor, and Buddy’s roles in welcoming and training the new employee in a virtual environment
    • Discuss the new employee’s role in her or his orientation
    • Differentiate between the orientation to the organization and the orientation to the department
    • Assess, develop, implement, and evaluate your Onboarding strategy
    • Examine virtual Onboarding best practices
    • Assess, design, develop, implement, and evaluate your department’s NEO strategy

Enroll Now!

Areas Covered

Introduction to Onboarding Checklists

    • Importance of checklists for achieving milestones on the first day, first week, first month, and the first 90 days. Sample checklists will be provided for the manager/supervisor, HR, and the Buddy.

Tips for Orienting the Virtual Employee

    • Practical advice on how to effectively welcome and integrate remote employees into your organization.

Manager-New Hire “Expectations” Discussion

    • Strategies for managers to set clear expectations and objectives during initial conversations with new hires.

Utilizing a Buddy System

    • Guidelines on how to select and utilize a Buddy to enhance the onboarding experience. Tips for ensuring the Buddy relationship is productive and supportive.

Onboarding Portal Insights

    • Overview of to-do lists and topics essential for an onboarding portal, along with tips on how to evaluate and examine onboarding portal systems.

Onboarding Process Evaluation

    • How to assess your onboarding process effectively, including the use of Orientation Evaluation forms for the new hire, HR, the buddy, and management.

BONUS:

      1. PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
      2. Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
      3. Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Introduction to Onboarding Checklists

    • Importance of checklists for achieving milestones on the first day, first week, first month, and the first 90 days. Sample checklists will be provided for the manager/supervisor, HR, and the Buddy.

Tips for Orienting the Virtual Employee

    • Practical advice on how to effectively welcome and integrate remote employees into your organization.

Manager-New Hire “Expectations” Discussion

    • Strategies for managers to set clear expectations and objectives during initial conversations with new hires.

Utilizing a Buddy System

    • Guidelines on how to select and utilize a Buddy to enhance the onboarding experience. Tips for ensuring the Buddy relationship is productive and supportive.

Onboarding Portal Insights

    • Overview of to-do lists and topics essential for an onboarding portal, along with tips on how to evaluate and examine onboarding portal systems.

Onboarding Process Evaluation

    • How to assess your onboarding process effectively, including the use of Orientation Evaluation forms for the new hire, HR, the buddy, and management.

BONUS:

      1. PDF copy of the presentation handout for your future reference.
      2. Soft copy of the certificate of completion on request.
      3. Q&A Session with the Presenter: Get your pressing questions answered verbally, via chat or email.

Who is this course for

Everybody benefits from watching this. Even better when done as a group!

    • Business Owners and Senior Leadership
    • Human Resources professionals
    • Recruiting professionals
    • Talent Development professionals
    • Managers & Supervisors
    • Project Managers
    • Team Leaders
    • Operations professionals

Everybody benefits from watching this. Even better when done as a group!

    • Business Owners and Senior Leadership
    • Human Resources professionals
    • Recruiting professionals
    • Talent Development professionals
    • Managers & Supervisors
    • Project Managers
    • Team Leaders
    • Operations professionals

Instructor Profile

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and a recognized expert on workplace and school harassment and bullying. She conducts harassment and bullying investigations and functions as an expert witness in harassment and bullying lawsuits. Her clients are from business, education, healthcare, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector.

Dr. Susan Strauss is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and a recognized expert on workplace and school harassment and bullying. She conducts harassment and bullying investigations and functions as an expert witness in harassment and bullying lawsuits. Her clients are from business, education, healthcare, law, and government organizations from both the public and private sector.

Dr. Strauss has conducted research, written over 30 books, book chapters, and journal articles on harassment, bullying, and related topics. She has been featured on television and radio programs as well as interviewed for newspaper and journal articles.Susan has a doctorate in organizational leadership. She is a registered nurse, has a bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling, a master’s degree in community health, and professional certificate in training and development.

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