HR Glossary
Employee onboarding

Employee onboarding

Updated on:
August 22, 2022


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What is the employee onboarding? 

Onboarding is the process of joining a new hire into the organization. It can include first instructions which are focused on providing new employees with information about the company.

The onboarding process gets new employees to adjust to your company’s culture, processes, and expectations.

Why should companies do onboarding for employees?


The onboarding process encompasses multiple elements of the employee life cycle. It includes the initial hiring process, the time at your company when an employee begins to learn the job, and the formal training period. Onboarding should be completed before an employee begins performing remarkable duties.

An effective onboarding process helps employees quickly acclimate to your company and provides a rewarding and rewarding experience. It communicates your company’s values and expectations, makes an employee feel valued, and aids in the retention of that employee in the future.

Employee onboarding is the process of integrating a new employee into the workplace. It is important because it helps the new employee feel comfortable and welcomed, and it helps them understand their role within the company. Onboarding can also help to improve job satisfaction and retention rates.