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Onboarding Hacks for Success in 2019

by Mariya Finkelshteyn

Mar 07, 2019

 Onboarding sets the tone for the rest of your new hires tenure at your company-- it's imperative to get it right. 

This blog highlights the key onboarding hacks that will set you and your team up for success in 2019 from our panel webinar with Glassdoor and Lever, moderated by Sapling’s very own CEO, Bart Macdonald with world-class speakers:

Elaine Yang, People Programs Manager at Lever 

Sharon Salmon, founder of Atolent

Courtney Bigony, Director of People Science at 15Five

Naomi Engelman, Managing Director at Premier Talent Partners 

We noted all the best tips that our knowledgable speakers shared during the lively discussion!

Watch the entire recording of the panel on-demand!

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Here are some hacks you can use in your onboarding plan:

Hack 1: Create an unforgettable welcome

  • Make a digital intro

  • Send a get-to-know-you survey

(Read Power of Moments to learn how to create an unforgettable welcome for a new hire.) 

Hack 2: Cover the basics and set clear expectations

  • Policy, benefits, and culture training

  • Role expectations and goals

Hack 3: Have a cadence to check-ins

  • Bi-weekly: All-hands for communication + transparency

  • Every 6 months: Conduct engagement surveys for data & trends 

Be sure to download our 21 Sourcing & Onboarding Hacks for successful hiring in 2019!

All of the above best practices are already baked into Sapling’s onboarding + HRIS solution so you’re team is set up for success from Day 1.

Want to learn how Sapling can supercharge your employee onboarding program? Schedule your demo: Sapling's HRIS can help your build a more strategic, efficient and people-centric HR function

Mariya Finkelshteyn

Mariya serves as the VP of Marketing at Sapling, leading marketing and demand generation efforts for the organization. She has a proven track record of driving efficiency and growth, bringing sales and marketing teams together through the utilization of shared objectives, best practices and innovation.