Hiring new graduates is a great way to get talented and enthusiastic entry-level employees on board. However, those fresh faces pose some unique challenges. Onboarding new employees properly is always important, but especially when you hire new grads. For many of them, their position at your company is their first experience spending consistent time in an office. As such, they may not know the ins and outs of workplace etiquette and expectations.
Even a new graduate with multiple internships under their belt probably won’t have experience with other aspects of working life, such as health insurance and 401(k) plans. A great onboarding program sets them up for success from the beginning. Here are five tips for starting new grads off on the right foot.
1. Explain Your Culture on Day One
The transition from school to the workforce isn’t always smooth. You can make it easier by laying out what they can expect their working life at the company to look like. For example, even though college students are adults, there are “adultier” adults at colleges who generally go by Dr. or Professor.
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