Employee onboarding is the process of introducing a new employee to the company. It is a systematic and planned process that involves certain formalities by HR (Human Resource) of the company. During the process, employees are formally introduced to the staff, culture, and company policies. It is usually done in a conference manner after gathering everyone in the team. In small companies, along with the team, every member participates in the orientation (Introduction to the company) of the new employee. However, during the current scenario due to the Covid-19 pandemic, employee onboarding is also conducted online on platforms like zoom and google meet.
While the basic objective of onboarding is the same in all organizations, the process may differ from company to company. Typically, the onboarding process includes:
- Hiring of employee
- Office visit
- Sending offer letter
- Providing documents related to the company’s policy