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Is Preboarding the New Onboarding?

July 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

According to one expert, first impressions of your organization begin before a new hire comes on board, which means it’s time to rethink your onboarding process.

Erwin Van Der Viist, Founder and CEO of Speakap, refers to preboarding as “the new onboarding.” It’s an effort geared primarily toward the Millennial and Gen Z populations, he says.

With Millennials dominating today’s workplaces, it’s important for organizations to connect with them in meaningful ways. For Millennials, that means “fostering a sense of purpose and fulfillment early on through platforms they find familiar,” Van Der Viist says. He offers four strategies for doing that.

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