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Onboarding Virtual Employees

presented by SkillPath Seminars
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Summary

This LIVE, virtual workshop provides the blueprint you need to build and implement a solid virtual onboarding program for a remote-working world — one that incorporates the culture, shows commitment from company leaders and creates a sense of belonging for employees.

Workshop Description/Agenda

Effective onboarding programs help new hires feel welcome and excited to start working, even before their first day on the job. But as more people transition to work-from-home positions, managers and human resource departments must creatively approach how they will onboard these new, virtual employees and still make a positive, engaging first impression.

This LIVE, virtual workshop provides the blueprint you need to build and implement a solid virtual onboarding program for a remote-working world — one that incorporates the culture, shows commitment from company leaders and creates a sense of belonging for employees.

Sign up today and discover the essentials of a successful virtual onboarding program. You’ll learn how to develop, implement and schedule a virtual onboarding agenda that ensures employees feel like they're part of the team right away, even if they’re miles apart.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discuss the key must-have elements for a virtual onboarding program
  • Know how to plan, implement and schedule an onboarding agenda that quickly makes remote employees feel part of the team
  • Describe creative ways to provide an enjoyable virtual workplace for new hires
  • Explain how to keep remote employees connected the first few weeks — and why it's vital
  • Encourage virtual employees to visualize a future with your organization and a road map for success

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Program time: 3 hours

Session 1: Getting Started: Virtual Onboarding Basics

  • Describe what a good onboarding program achieve
  • How does onboarding differ from orientation?
  • Establish best practices for embracing and engaging new hires
  • List the characteristics of a successful virtual onboarding experience
  • Explore strategies for continuously improving your program 

Session 2: Plan and Organize an Effective Virtual Onboarding Program

  • Identify what to include in a virtual onboarding program
  • Describe how to infuse additional interest into a virtual onboarding program
  • Create a schedule and establish a timeline for your program.
  • Prevent the common first-day frustrations experienced by remote employees 
  • How to involve people from all areas of the company in virtual onboarding and why it's important

Session 3: Start New Hires Off the Right Way

  • Explain multiple ways to make new employees feel valued 
  • Describe how to keep new remote employees on track
  • Explore ways to make remote employees feel welcomed before their first day
  • Learn what strategies help virtual employees move faster toward productivity
  • Discuss how to inspire new hires to visualize their future with your company

Who Should Attend

HR Professionals, Managers, Supervisors

Additional Information

Training Provider: SkillPath Seminars

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Employee Retention

Training Course Summary: This LIVE, virtual workshop provides the blueprint you need to build and implement a solid virtual onboarding program for a remote-working world — one that incorporates the culture, shows commitment from company leaders and creates a sense of belonging for employees.