Employee checklist

New employee Checklist
     Before new employee reports for work.
     Make sure work station, office materials or other equipment are ready.
     Make sure computer and telephone access are prepared.
     Make sure job description is complete and ready.
     Talk with current members about the new employee’s role and responsibilities.
     Plan who will do what in the new employee’s orientation.
     Appoint and orient a work buddy.
     Make lunch plans for the two days, send invite for lunch in 30 days.
     Post a short email introducing new employee to other departments.
     Schedule new hire orientation meeting with the HR Department.
     First Day
     Welcome the new staff member upon their arrival.
     Describe the orientation plan for the first few days.
     Give the employee a copy of the e-mail announcing their arrival.
     Introduce the new employee to all employees.
     Introduce the new employee to his/her work buddy.
     Show the employee to his or her work area, give a quick tour of the facilities.
     Explain the process for utilizing the electronic time clock, if appropriate.
     Have an identification card made.
     Issue key, badge, office supplies and office equipment.
     Explain safety rules that are specific to your company.
     Order business cards, if appropriate.
     Share your company’s vision, mission and values as well as its history.
     Distribute a staff list with telephone numbers.
     Give work assignment for the day and for the week.
     Meet with the new employee at the end of the day to find out how the day went.
     Explain how the job is important and how it relates to the company and its goals.
     Second Day
     Define the role of the department.
     Review reporting structures.
     Review the job descriptions and performance standards.
     Review the work schedule.
     Review the work procedures.
     Describe who and how to notify about sick and and vacation leave.
     Discuss overtime need and assignments.
     Review procedures for handling confidential information.
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