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14 Effective Tips For Onboarding Remote Employees



The quality of the discussion is much more important than the choice of cuisine. During your call, the group can play team building games online, or you can engage in casual get-to-know-you discussions. Think about all of the small personal touches employees would usually experience in the office and bring them to life.

  • Joining a remote team can be isolating, and it might be difficult for your new hire to connect with your team and the company at large.
  • A company hosts an orientation program to welcome a group of new hires to an organization.
  • From this point onward, tasks bolster employee engagement, development, and performance.
  • Get a product or sales rep to explain what it is the company does/makes.
  • Having this information in an easy-to-access location can be helpful for both in-office and remote employees alike.
  • Once you’ve determined the purpose of each onboarding exercise, carefully rework your plan with those values in mind and identify the tools you need to support them.

To ensure that new employees feel connected to their team, we encourage managers to reach out to their new hires to get acquainted before their start date. For teams that are still hiring, it can be hard to know how to onboard a new employee without ever interacting face-to-face. Even with video calls and clear channels of communication, parts of your onboarding program will be different in light of new remote work standards. Additionally, mentors should provide support and guidance, not only with job duties but also in areas such as company culture, team dynamics, and work-life balance. New hires can acclimate to the job, the company culture, and expectations much more quickly when they have a partner – especially when they’re otherwise working by themselves remotely. Onboarding is the perfect time to open communication channels between managers and employees so they can begin to build a trusting relationship.

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But when they’re onboarding remotely, your employee may experience day one from their kitchen table or nearby coffee shop. The physical distance and time zone difference can act as barriers to a sense of connectedness and team cohesion. It’s harder for them to feel integrated with the company and invested in their new position. Many of our tips have to do with integrating your new remote employees into your company culture. To start, a new hire Slack channel is always a great idea for everyone to get to know one another, but fun channels can include a place to talk about pets, movies, TV shows, music, and more.

When you’re starting off remotely, you can feel disconnected from the team, even if you’re using the proper communication tools. Remote onboarding welcomes new hires digitally, fostering connection despite distance. It’s crucial for setting the tone for a successful remote employee experience. Finding communities you love in your new workplace is more important than ever for remote workers. If you’re struggling to connect with an entire community, try to reach out to an individual person or a team member you’ve gotten to know, and ask them for help setting up a lunch or coffee conversation. Be open and transparent with new hires by asking them how they prefer to communicate, and set clear agreements about how you will work together.

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With good communication and strong connections, you can build a solid base for successful remote onboarding. Are you providing them just with a laptop, or do they also need a screen, keyboard, mouse, cables, and other equipment? When they’re able to get familiar with your team and your business, they can feel more connected to the work they’re doing––something that can feel challenging the first few days on a remote job. After a fully virtual recruiting process, new hires might feel even more uneasy if you aren’t proactively communicating with them before their first day. That’s why pre-boarding should be an essential part of your remote onboarding process. But when working remotely, you don’t usually have the same stresses-–but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy process.

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The more you encourage employees to give feedback about their onboarding experience, the more you’ll be able to even out kinks in your process. Remote onboarding programs are customizable and offer great learning flexibility to new employees. Apart from individual work expectations, a new remote employee must also be in tune with your company’s long-term vision. Over many years, an employee’s role in your organization can evolve and become more prominent. These norms can include your company’s tone, level of formality, messaging norms, remote work etiquette, virtual team meetings etiquette, social media conduct, and more. However, achieving these goals can be challenging during remote onboarding since you can’t have in-person interactions with your employees.

Mastering remote onboarding: integrating new hires into the digital workplace

Spend more time than you generally would in a face-to-face environment talking about what is typical and atypical across various cultural dimensions. Create the space for your new colleagues to ask about the way things are done as well. As soon as a candidate accepts the job offer, find an opportunity to make them feel a part of the family. Reckitt, the global consumer products company, sends a care package to new employees’ homes before their start date. It’s filled with the company’s products, and a warm note linking the products to the company’s mission.

An onboarding program usually includes an orientation event, but it isn’t limited to it. For example, let’s say you’ve assigned an employee handbook and other reading materials to your new hires. You can ask them to check off what they have read using a remote onboarding remote onboarding best practices checklist. Since remote hires may not interact with your HR team face-to-face, they may get distracted from their onboarding plan. This is why you must ensure a new remote employee has a clear picture of work expectations and success for the first couple of months.

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Bupati Pohuwato Terima Kunjungan Kepala BPJS Ketenagakerjaan Provinsi Gorontalo



Bupati Pohuwato, Saipul A. Mbuinga, menerima kunjungan silaturahmi dari Kepala BPJS Ketenagakerjaan Provinsi Gorontalo, Widhi Astri Aprillia Nia, yang didampingi oleh Kepala BPJS Ketenagakerjaan Cabang Pohuwato, Stephano Liwu, pada Kamis, 4 Juli 2024. Pertemuan berlangsung di ruang kerja Bupati dan membahas berbagai aspek kerjasama terkait program-program corporate social responsibility (CSR) serta peningkatan kepesertaan BPJS Ketenagakerjaan untuk mencapai Universal Coverage Jamsostek (UCJ) di Kabupaten Pohuwato.

Bupati Saipul A. Mbuinga menyambut baik kunjungan tersebut dan menegaskan komitmen pemerintah daerah dalam mendukung program-program BPJS Ketenagakerjaan. “Kami selalu siap bersinergi dengan BPJS Ketenagakerjaan dalam upaya untuk meningkatkan kesejahteraan tenaga kerja di daerah kami. Program CSR dari BPJS Ketenagakerjaan sangat membantu dalam menciptakan lingkungan kerja yang lebih baik dan lebih aman,” kata Bupati Saipul.

Kepala BPJS Ketenagakerjaan Provinsi Gorontalo, Widhi Astri Aprillia Nia, menjelaskan bahwa selain silaturahmi, pertemuan tersebut juga bertujuan untuk menyampaikan beberapa program kerja yang menjadi bagian dari BPJS Ketenagakerjaan. “Selain silaturahmi karena baru kali ini berkesempatan datang, tentu pertemuan kami juga ke Pak Bupati dalam rangka corporate social responsibility atau perlindungan BPJS Ketenagakerjaan di Pohuwato,” ungkapnya.


Widhi Astri Aprillia Nia juga menambahkan bahwa apa yang disampaikan oleh BPJS mendapat respons yang sangat positif dari Bupati. “Pak Bupati sangat mendukung program BPJS Ketenagakerjaan. Di dua tahun terakhir ini, yakni di 2023 dan 2024, ada peningkatan signifikan untuk coverage. Pak Bupati juga menyampaikan akan ada perhatian khusus terkait coverage Kabupaten Pohuwato yang masih di 44 persen. Karena ada beberapa potensi yang bisa menaikkan coverage. Tentunya ini salah satu bentuk komitmen Pak Bupati meningkatkan kesejahteraan pekerja yang ada di Pohuwato,” pungkasnya.

Pertemuan ini menandai langkah positif dalam upaya meningkatkan kesejahteraan dan perlindungan tenaga kerja di Kabupaten Pohuwato melalui program-program yang diinisiasi oleh BPJS Ketenagakerjaan.

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Pemerintah Kota Gorontalo Dorong Efisiensi dan Transparansi Pengelolaan Aset Daerah melalui Bimtek Sistem Akuntansi Persediaan BMD



KOTA GORONTALO – Pemerintah Kota Gorontalo menunjukkan komitmennya untuk meningkatkan efisiensi dan transparansi dalam pengelolaan aset daerah. Hal ini dibuktikan melalui kegiatan bimbingan teknis (Bimtek) tentang sistem akuntansi persediaan barang milik daerah (BMD) yang diselenggarakan oleh Badan Keuangan Kota Gorontalo pada Senin, (13/05/2024), di Ball Room Hotel Grand Q.

Kegiatan ini secara resmi dibuka oleh Sekretaris Daerah Kota Gorontalo, yang menyatakan bahwa hal ini merupakan bagian dari komitmen Pemerintah Kota Gorontalo dalam pengelolaan aset daerah. Dalam sambutannya, Sekretaris Daerah menjelaskan bahwa Bimtek tersebut merupakan langkah untuk meningkatkan efisiensi dan transparansi dalam pengelolaan aset daerah, serta untuk memperdalam pemahaman mengenai sistem informasi akuntansi persediaan barang milik daerah.

“Dengan pemahaman yang mendalam ini, diharapkan akan muncul inovasi baru dalam pengelolaan persediaan barang, sehingga dapat memberikan dampak positif bagi efisiensi pengelolaan keuangan daerah,” katanya.

Sekretaris Daerah mengapresiasi penyelenggara, narasumber, dan peserta yang hadir dalam Bimtek ini, serta berharap agar acara ini dapat memberikan manfaat dalam meningkatkan pelayanan publik dan pembangunan di Kota Gorontalo. Dengan demikian, kegiatan ini menjadi langkah konkret dalam meningkatkan tata kelola aset daerah secara lebih efisien dan transparan.

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Sinergi TP-PKK: Wakil Bupati Pohuwato Melaunching Program ‘Aku Hatinya PKK



POHUWATO – Wakil Bupati Pohuwato, Suharsi Igirisa, menggelar peluncuran program “Aku Hatinya PKK” tingkat Provinsi Gorontalo pada Selasa (07/05/2024) di Desa Palopo, Kecamatan Marisa.

Dalam acara peluncuran tersebut, Wabup Suharsi memberikan penghargaan atas inisiatif program “Aku Hatinya PKK”.

“Program ini merupakan bukti nyata dari kerjasama yang solid antara TP-PKK Kabupaten Pohuwato, Kecamatan, dan Desa,” ujarnya.

Wabup Suharsi menegaskan bahwa TP-PKK adalah sebuah organisasi yang dipimpin oleh perempuan-perempuan berkualitas dan memiliki peran penting dalam mendukung serta menggerakkan masyarakat di Kabupaten Pohuwato.

“Ini adalah hasil kerjasama yang baik antara TP-PKK di tingkat kabupaten, kecamatan, dan desa. Alhamdulillah, kami sangat berbahagia bahwa program ini bisa terlaksana hari ini, dan kami berharap program ini mendapatkan apresiasi yang tinggi,” katanya.

Selain peluncuran program “Aku Hatinya PKK”, Wabup Suharsi juga meresmikan program “Inovasi SMS Cinta: Semarak Menanam Sendiri Cabe untuk Investasi Rumah Tangga”.

Dalam kesempatan tersebut, Wabup Suharsi juga turut serta dalam penanaman cabe dan melakukan peninjauan terhadap tanaman hortikultura di kebun TP-PKK Desa Palopo.

Beliau mengajak seluruh elemen masyarakat, terutama pemerintah dan TP-PKK Desa Palopo, untuk terus bekerja sama dalam mewujudkan cita-cita bersama.

“Saya berharap tanaman yang kita tanam hari ini dapat dirawat dengan baik, dipelihara, bahkan ditambah jumlahnya jika diperlukan. Tujuan kita bukan hanya meraih kesuksesan semata, tetapi juga memastikan keberlanjutan dari apa yang kita lakukan hari ini,” ujarnya.

Acara tersebut juga dihadiri oleh Ketua Pokja PKK Provinsi Gorontalo, Ny. Silvana Bowta, Ketua TP-PKK Pohuwato, Selvi Mbuinga Monoarfa, Camat Marisa, Mohammad Huntoyungo, dan Kades Palopo, Agus Hulubangga.

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