How to Create an Effective Onboarding Process for Remote and Hybrid Teams

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Author: Andy Stofferis
Written by Andy Stofferis

Onboarding is an important aspect of any company that hires new employees. It helps staff feel welcomed and connected with other employees, and helps to set expectations. The onboarding process, if done correctly, can also impact your company’s ability to retain the staff that you’ve worked so hard to recruit and train.

When it comes to remote employees and hybrid teams, the onboarding process can’t simply be overlooked. It needs to be adapted and transformed from the traditional face-to-face onboarding process. Below are some tips for effective remote onboarding for remote and hybrid teams:

Have a structured approach to onboarding

Welcome new staff

Make the first day memorable

Ensure remote staff have the necessary equipment and resources

Institute a remote mentoring program at work

Involve senior management

Create a sense of community

Discuss your company’s remote work policy

Ask for feedback

Be thorough and incorporate all learning styles

Nurture engagement and connections

Find out more about how to create an effective and welcoming onboarding process for your remote and hybrid team by reading the full article.