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Jun 15, 2021 | Chris Mullen, SPHR, Director of Human Resources, Housing & Dining Services, University of Colorado, Boulder

Make Onboarding a Positive First Experience

Most companies forget that recruiting a new hire doesn’t stop at his or her start date. New hires are constantly thinking, “Did I make the right choice?” That’s why it’s critical to invest in effective onboarding — something that isn’t just a week-long orientation, but more like a 12-month intentional process that helps an employee get comfortable with the team, and start developing in their role. It’s also just as important to have someone from HR provide a human touch when the person is hired by reaching out to ensure things go smoothly, and serve as a friendly resource. This article was originally published in Inc. Brandview.