Businessman on race track in sprint position “An ideal onboarding process needs to engage new hires, foster connections with existing employees and give leaders the tools they need to help new hires at every step of their journey,” Gentry says.

Despite rumors of a recession and a cooling of hiring in the tech industry, the Great Resignation is not over yet. Recruiters and hiring managers in many industries are still running at full steam, looking for any way to make the process of recruiting, interviewing and hiring even more effective.

The challenges don’t end when the offer letter is signed and returned. An employee’s first days and weeks of a new job are critical to establishing relationships and building a connection with their coworkers, managers and the organization itself.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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