16 Ways Employers Can Create An Effective Virtual Onboarding Experience

The business world is migrating online. With shelter-in-place orders requiring myriad workers to start telecommuting, several businesses have found this preferable to having employees come in. A problem arises when a company decides to hire someone new, while still relying on the in-person onboarding exercises that they've utilized for so long. It's impossible to onboard a new hire virtually using an in-person methodology. As a result, companies will need to develop new onboarding practices that cater specifically to remote workers.

In this Forbes Human Resources Council article, Jay Polaki, HR Geckos' Founder and CEO, shares how employers can create an effective virtual onboarding experience.

An exceptional virtual onboarding experience should include a planned, personalized, seamless and fun multichannel approach — text, video, surveys, chatbots, email and phone are all an essential part of the mix. Keeping the human touch, assigning a team "buddy" to amplify the micromoments and sustaining a continuously engaged mindset sets everyone up for success no matter what comes next!

Learn more from Jay and her fellow Forbes Human Resources Council members on how employers can establish practical onboarding experiences for virtual employees, and explain how this would make things proceed more smoothly.

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