Onboarding (Part 1): How to do (remote) onboarding in 2021 (The HR Fundamentals Series)

What is onboarding? And what is it not?



Join your favorite 'HR Insider' and 'HR Outsider' as we go back to basics and run through 6 fundamental topics in HR over 6 weeks.



In today's episode we tackle our third step in the employee lifecycle - (remote) onboarding. We kick off this topic by answering a few questions: What is onboarding? Why does it matter? Plus, a great ‘did you know’ section, followed by the ‘Outsider Outpouring’ and the debunking of two onboarding myths.



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As mentioned in this episode, here are links to more reading:



  • Our blog article summarizing the full episode: https://www.talentsoft.com/resource/how-to-do-remote-employee-onboarding/
  • Definition section: https://www.digitalhrtech.com/employee-onboarding/; https://trainingindustry.com/wiki/onboarding/onboarding/
  • Did You Know section: https://www.lessonly.com/blog/the-history-of-employee-onboarding-pt-1/; https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/employee-relations/pages/reducing-new-employee-turnover-among-emerging-adults.aspx; https://www.octanner.com/insights/articles/2018/9/14/an_onboarding_checkl.html
  • Myths, Stereotypes and Debunking section: https://www.actimo.com/blog/the-6-myths-of-onboarding/; https://www.clickboarding.com/myth-5-onboarding-is-just-hrs-job/; http://www.kineo.com/us/blog/the-top-myths-realities-for-onboarding; https://www.allencomm.com/blog/2017/05/three-onboarding-myths/


Join us on Thursday 19 August as we continue to talk about the Remote Onboarding in 2021, with a step by step plan on how to improve it from our resident HR insider Neelie – we call it our Insider Actions! And hear us talk about how a couple of really innovative companies have shaped their onboarding.