Employee onboarding is a crucial phase of the hiring process. It should start the moment a role has been offered right through to day one in a role. This is when first impressions are formed which will help to mould future relationship between an employer and employee. And yet, this is one of the few areas of business administration that’s still handled via manual and paper-based processes.
This traditional approach to onboarding means that HR teams have to post out all of the essential paperwork and to handle communications with a mix of emails, letters and phone calls. It’s an outdated approach that can take weeks to complete - delivering a frustrating and painstaking onboarding experience for new starters.
This guide explores how a digital onboarding approach can be best utilised to maximise the advantages