6 Best Practices for Onboarding Remote Employees

With the advent of instant communications via the Internet – whether through chat or video conferencing, more and more companies are opting to hire virtual employees. When you work for a company that has a large international presence, chances are you will work with colleagues in different locations. Many companies struggle to onboard and maintain momentum with remote employees. Employers also find that virtual employees experience less job satisfaction compared to local employees who are more engaged. Companies are missing a successful onboarding program that will improve employee retention and help personally link virtual employees to the office. By providing tools and communication to ensure accountability and engagement, the process of bringing in a new hire will come much easier.

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