The use of technological tools caused many newly employed workers to have different virtual onboarding experiences in their course of joining a new organization.
Without mincing words, many employees in their virtual onboarding experience have encountered the new normal in their mode of operations, such as working remotely from their homes. Many of them believe that virtual onboarding ensures a smooth onboarding process that aids their comprehensive understanding of the culture and value of their new employers.
According to Kelly Chuck, a member of LinkedIn’s learning and development team in her virtual onboarding experience of new hires, she said “the company had to embrace a week-long virtual program. In this, the new employees were presented with the check-in message from the top management team members of the company”.
Also, the newly employed workers of the company were required to watch the different live video presentations from the leaders of the company to know the values and culture of LinkedIn as an organization.
This article will discuss the virtual onboarding experience, the virtual experience feedback, and the virtual onboarding and the new hire experience.
Virtual Onboarding Experience Feedback
According to Alykhan Rehmatullah, vice president of content strategy at iCIMS, a talent management software company, in his virtual onboarding experience feedback he said, “many have come to realize that video is the future, and what is more, it is already a huge part of our daily lives“.
Also, he said, “employers can mirror that authentic and convenient communication and collaboration experience for candidates and employees through various forms of videos. Again, he said with virtual onboarding, employers can engage actively with their employees from their first point of contact with the company and throughout the onboarding process and after that.
He said that the virtual onboarding experience enabled business organizations to modernize the recruitment and onboarding program and establish the proper engagement with their new hires through video communication, collaboration, and training tools that enhance employees’ productivity and prolong their stay in the company.