From widespread hiring freezes to permanent changes in employee onboarding, business leaders have had a lot to deal with over the past year.
Since Covid hit, not only has the recruitment landscape changed for good, companies are now relying on tech more than ever to connect with remote employees. And after a year of rapid digital transformation, it looks like the change is here to stay — in fact, almost 75% of all teams are set to have remote workers by 2028.
In an area that was already jam-packed with challenges, new remote processes have made employee onboarding, hiring, and training more nuanced than ever.
But what does that mean for your business? Is it really worth switching up your onboarding practices to match the new working landscape? And if so, what should employee onboarding in the new normal actually look like?
Let’s find out.
Every HR pro knows great employee onboarding is the key to a healthy company.
From boosting retention to improving company culture, there are a ton of reasons to channel fresh energy into your onboarding practices post-Covid.
Here are just a few:
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You know it’s time to up the ante on your employee onboarding. But how do you actually get there?
Whether your employees are in-house, remote, or both, there are a few key rules to make sure you always hit the high expectations of new hires.
Here’s what employee onboarding in the new normal should actually look like:
AI transcription startup Trint is one company that has truly aced the post-Covid employee onboarding challenge. According to Forbes, Trint CEO Jeff Kofman takes a fully human-first approach: “Treat onboarding new employees like falling in love.”
After Trint’s initial “flirting” stage (ie, recruitment), comes “falling in love” — known to most of us as ‘onboarding’. In other words, the team stays in constant contact with new hires, offers max emotional and professional assistance, and builds trust by following through with your promises.
The moral of the story? Make sure all your new hires feel that warm fuzzy feeling from day one. 😍
If we’ve learnt anything since Covid hit, it’s that every cloud has a silver lining — especially when it comes to onboarding in the new normal.
From investing in new training and knowledge platforms to committing to consistent policy updates, there are a million and one ways to match your systems with the post-pandemic world.
Many companies have already taken the opportunity to breathe new life into outdated onboarding practices, show employees they truly care, and align with new post-Covid employee expectations.
Now it’s time you do too.
Ready to bring your employee onboarding practices into the 21st century?
Check out Whale for a free trial today!