Anyone who reads this blog knows we recommend checklists for reoccurring activities—such as, new hire orientation. Without a checklist, it’s easy to skip, forget, or omit an important component of this critical hiring process. For many new hires, the first day is difficult—if not downright terrifying. Adding to this by being unorganized and unprepared only makes it worse. The best way to cover all the new hire bases and set your new team members out on the best path is to use a checklist.

Who does What and When?   

At TKO Graphix, Sandy Puttkammer, our HR Generalist, completes the majority of the new hire checklist while I assist. Here’s our general outline in the order completed.

  • Introductions
  • Facility tour
  • SM (social media) policy and advocacy
  • Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Attendance Policy
  • Uniforms
  • Career Paths
  • Q & A

We start new employees on Mondays. As part of the orientation, lunch is provided by the company.

Checklists Change  

Anyone who has completed a new hire orientation knows there’s more to onboarding than the simple bullet points listed above. Not only are there multiple I’s to dot and T’s to cross, but also government regulations are constantly changing. Any new hire checklist must be fluid and adaptable. Sandy created a new hire checklist for TKO Graphix new employees. Our checklist will not fit every company; each has its particular needs. Our checklist may not be the same a year from now due to compliance updates. However, this checklist can be used as an example, if not a template, for any organization.

Choose your format to download below, we hope it helps. If you have any questions, Sandy or I will be happy to assist.
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