After sifting through applications and emails and scheduling interviews or meetings, onboarding a new employee seems like just another hassle to fit into your day. But onboarding is an essential part of a new employee’s assimilation. A solid, sound welcome onto the team is a component of great employee retention. Having a honed and refined process can make things less daunting for you from the beginning, and it can make the process go smoothly for you and the new employee.
In a world where "Busy" has become the accepted response to "How are you doing?", a large percentage of the work force struggles with the concept of Work/Life Balance. Employees are spending too much time at their desks, whether it be physically or just mentally, and their relationships, health, and ultimately their careers are suffering.