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Induction

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  • Type:
    Good practice manual

    Onboarding (part 2): What should you cover?

    In the second of our guides to onboarding new recruits, we look at the crucial components of an effective onboarding programme, providing practical examples of how to: upskill employees in their role; help them understand what it means to be an employee in your organisation; and provide new recruits with the social and emotional support they need to succeed.

  • Type:
    Good practice manual

    Onboarding (part 1): What is it and why does it matter?

    In our series of four guides to onboarding employees, we show you how to design and implement an onboarding programme that helps to develop an effective and engaged workforce. In the first guide, we explain what onboarding is and the importance of effective onboarding to the new recruit and to the organisation.

  • Date:
    1 June 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Remote onboarding: Six things for HR to consider

    The widespread introduction of homeworking in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought many challenges for employers - not least how to welcome new staff to the organisation when they are unable to actually bring them into the workplace itself. We cover six areas that HR should consider when planning a remote onboarding strategy.

  • Date:
    24 November 2020
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Podcast: Coaching skills for line managers

    Rosie Evans, behavioural scientist, discusses how HR can approach coaching, onboarding and evaluating remote workers in an emotionally intelligent way.

  • Date:
    9 September 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why virtual onboarding can still be a warm welcome

    It may be a tough labour market at the moment, but a number of key sectors continue to hire and many graduate schemes are still going ahead. But how are they welcoming new starters into the business when a face-to-face induction is not always possible?

  • Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Induction

    Updated to take account of the UK General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.

  • Type:
    Policies and documents

    Induction policy

    A model induction policy, which deals with induction programme, induction checklist, responsibility for induction and review meeting.

  • Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Induction quiz

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to inducting new employees.

  • Type:
    FAQs

    Does a generic induction programme suffice for all new recruits?

  • Type:
    Policies and documents

    Induction checklist

    A model checklist for use when a new recruit has started work in order to ensure that they fully understand the job and the key information about how the organisation works.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to induction.