HR Fundamentals: How to Successfully Onboard and Train New Employees

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Course features
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Course Length: 9 minutes
  • Series: Fundamentals
  • Video Length: 4.75 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: Checklist for Onboarding and Training
Course overview
In this micro course, you’ll learn what employee onboarding is, why it’s important, and strategies for developing an effective onboarding process. There’s a lot for a new hire to learn, and the HR staff is responsible for getting them up to speed with the skills, knowledge, and tools they need to succeed. 
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course learning objectives
  • Identify what employee onboarding is and why you need it
  • Examine 4 functions of employee onboarding
  • Apply 6 tips for effective onboarding
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

HR department's key function with employees

"How to Successfully Onboard and Train New Employees" discusses three of the HR department's key functions, employee onboarding, training, and development. It is that department's responsibility to give new team members direction on their new position and to help them get acclimated to their new surroundings.
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Professional video is included with every course, discussing main topics and recapping key learning points.

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Summary / Checklist

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Skills you'll learn in this course

Talent Development

Human Resources Administration

Business Operations

Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
Patrick Jones - Course author