Most business owners think that once they hire a new employee all the hard work is done. Wrong. Attracting and retaining employees is an ongoing process. On-boarding new people is an opportunity for you to nurture the relationship you just started.
When you hire a new person, what do you do to get them up and running? Here are three useful posts on onboarding:
This is a handy list of tips on how to onboard and engage new employees.
A step beyond onboarding would be employee integration. Here’s how to strengthen your company culture when you add someone new.
This is a comprehensive post on not only why onboarding is important but how onboarding can be a structured process within your organization. It includes links to reading material and a sample timeline for onboarding.