Recruitment Resources

Onboarding for Managers

The Departmental Onboarding Checklist – This checklist has been developed to be used across departments throughout the first month of a new employee's onboarding.  For an editable Word document of this checklist, download it here. 

The Onboarding Guide for Managers is a comprehensive booklet with an introduction to the manager's role in onboarding.  It provides various checklists for the first year of employment.  Find samples and suggestions for welcoming the new employee, including the following:

  • Sample Email Announcement
  • Working Location Tour Assigning a Buddy
  • Schedule for the First Day
  • A Successful First Assignment
  • Successful Communication
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Example 90 Day Questionnaire
  • Developing a Learning Plan
  • The Performance Management Process