New recruits to armed forces must attend basic training to learn the values and ethos of the Service as well as the skills and knowledge required for their specific role. Business has adapted military basic training models, to provide onboarding processes that begin prior to the first day of employment. The continuance of tried and tested arrangements is, however, under threat by the emergence of a virtual workforce which has different needs and who demand new methods of delivery. This short ebook will explore the basic concepts of onboarding and how to achieve successful delivery in a virtual workplace.
About the authors
We each have over 30 years’ experience in public sector HR. We support public-sector employers on HR matters and have worked with Bookboon on a series of eBooks about HR issues. Our approach is to offer practical and common-sense solutions based on best practice.