“Welcome to the company. Let me show you where you’ll be sitting. If you have any questions, come find me.”
Hopefully, your onboarding process is a bit more developed than this. Successful onboarding should have 5 key elements:
- Initial orientation
- Functional training
- Role clarification
- Team assimilation
- Leadership assessment
Read more about each of these, and then evaluate your onboarding approach. Chances are there’s room for improvement.