New England Public Health Training Center

Onboarding New Employees

This is an introductory course offering CPH — Free
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1.00 hour


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An effective onboarding plan helps new employees adjust to their jobs by establishing better relationships, clarifying expectations and objectives, and providing support through feedback, coaching and follow-up. This leads to higher job satisfaction and performance, lower employee stress, greater commitment to the organization, and decreased staff turnover. 

This course is easy to navigate provides useful information particularly for learners interested in human resources processes. 

What You'll Learn

  • Name three ways effective onboarding programs help new employees adjust to their jobs
  • List six benefits of an effective onboarding program
  • Describe the 4 C’s that every onboarding plan should include
  • Design an onboarding plan for new employees that covers day one, week one, and 30/60/90 day check-ins

Related Occupations

Human Resources Personnel
Program Director
Public Health Agency Director
Public Health Manager/Program Manager

Related Job Tasks

Ensure competent public and personal health care workforce
Manage personnel (e.g., recruit, schedule, train, or evaluate staff)