I would actually apply a much broader definition of the onboarding process. Otherwise, you risk important factors and consequences.
The goal of onboarding is twofold:
1) to help the employee "arrive" at the company and feel at home - in order to reduce the risk of leaving
2) and most important, to get up to speed as quickly as possible - in order to ensure productivity
As a result, onboarding starts with the first interaction of a future employee with the company and ends when he's up to speed, depending on the complexity of the job, this could be 3-12 months (e.g. when you have certain processes which only happen once a year).
The first pa...
For us the on-boarding starts when the contract has been signed and ends at the first day of the employee.
The on-boarding contains the following main steps:
Creating a file
Request all relevant documents in order to be able to register the new employee in our systems and...