Class Overview

Onboarding New Employees | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationEnsure your star candidate makes a smooth transition to a stellar employee by developing a comprehensive plan for onboarding new employees.

Onboarding is the process of socializing new employees into your organization and begins well before new-hire orientation.

During this course, you'll learn how to incorporate onboarding into the entire hiring cycle, from recruitment to hiring and beyond, including how to:

  • Convey the importance of a strong Onboarding program to the health of an organization
  • Provide information on the differences between Onboarding during the "candidate phase" versus the "employment phase"
  • Design an outline for Onboarding that will be beneficial in your own organizations

You'll leave with the basics of an effective program that will support employee success in your organization.

Course Outline

Introduction to Onboarding

  • What is Onboarding
  • The Social Model
  • Organizational implications
  • Roles of employees and management
Onboarding During Recruitment

  • The company culture
  • Socializing prior to day one
  • Public relations, social media and other trends
  • Selecting for culture fit
Onboarding After Recruitment

  • Taking it from Orientation to Onboarding
  • Discussion of different orientation processes
  • Relationships
  • The role of feedback and ongoing evaluation
Onboarding for Success

  • Information: What to include and When to include it
  • Helping new hires to match their strengths to the organization
  • Organizational Identity versus Personal Identity in socialization
  • Onboarding at your own organization

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the importance of Onboarding to the financial health of an organization.
  • Gain a knowledge of the connection between the public relations, recruitment, hiring and long-term success of employees;
  • Have a working outline for Onboarding that will be useful in your own organization.

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Individuals responsible for the HR function, but have little or no training
  • Managers who have HR responsibility

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5938
  • Instructor: Kassia Dellabough
  • When: 2/5/18 - 3/2/18
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: $195

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