The Virtual Onboarding Handbook: How to Set Up Remote Workers for Success

by eLearning Brothers

Is your onboarding setting up remote employees for success? This eBook, checklist, and sample virtual onboarding template will help you boost the productivity, engagement, and retention of your remote workforce.

Key Chapters

  1. Why Onboarding And Virtual Onboarding Matter

    Onboarding and orientation are not the same thing. First impressions can make or break a new employee's experience.

  2. The Timing And Milestones Of Virtual Onboarding

    A virtual onboarding plan is structured around a set of milestones that naturally align with a 30-60-90 day program schedule.

  3. The 1st Pillar Of Virtual Onboarding: My Company

    Spelling out rules and expectations clearly from day one is especially important for remote workers, who don’t have the benefit of watching and following coworkers.

  4. The 2nd Pillar Of Virtual Onboarding: My Career

    According to research done by IBM, new hires are 30 times more likely to consider leaving a company if they don’t believe they can achieve their career goals at an organization.

  5. The 3rd Pillar Of Virtual Onboarding: My Team

    Communication and shared identity within a team can mediate the effects of physical separation. By delivering a structured, strategic onboarding plan, new employees will start building a bond right away, no matter where everyone is located.

  6. The 4th Pillar Of Virtual Onboarding: My Self

    Employee well-being is critical to career success. What you cover in your onboarding program can have a long-term effect on worker productivity, engagement, and wellness.

  7. Summary: Successful Virtual Onboarding Is Possible

    A summary of the content so far.

  8. Sample Virtual Onboarding Plan

    A template of a virtual onboarding plan.

  9. Virtual Onboarding Checklist

    This checklist highlights the most important aspects of virtual onboarding.

A study by analyst firm Aberdeen Group found that 86% of respondents felt that a new hire’s decision to stay with a company long-term is made within the first six months of employment.

The importance of virtual onboarding is greater than ever before. With this eBook you will be able to absolutely ace it by utilizing the 4 pillars of virtual onboarding.

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Christopher Pappas
Founder of eLearning Industry Inc.