How to Successfully Onboard Your New Welder

October 23, 2019
Have you just recently filled your welding job vacancy? Here are some top tips on how to onboard your new employee to ensure higher productivity and a lower employee turnover rate.

As an employer, how you handle the first few months of a new employee’s experience through the onboarding process is critical to ensuring high retention and productivity.
If you have recently filled your welding job vacancy, a successful onboarding process is essential to make your new employee feel a part of the company culture.
Effective onboarding is so important because it:

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3 Tips For Onboarding Your New Welding Employee

Whether you’re looking for a welding apprentice or a welding supervisor, the onboarding process is critical to ensure productivity and a high retention rate. Poor onboarding can lead you to losing your new hire to a better opportunity.

Have you just filled that vacant welding job? Here are some onboarding tips to help you retain your new talent:

1. Make Them Feel Like Part of the Company

As an employer, you should strive to make new employees feel welcome and make their first impression of your company a positive one. This is very important if you want to improve your turnover rate and keep crucial talent.

Here are 4 tips for making your new employee feel welcome:

2. Take Time to Integrate Them Properly

Make sure you do a site visit on your new employee’s first day. Show them around the office, point out security codes and basic services, so that they are able to understand the workplace and feel more comfortable within the space.

TIP: Personalize your tour with ‘insider’ tips on breakroom use, areas for downtime, transport, and best places to eat.

3. Make Sure You’re On The Same Page

One of the most effective ways to make a new employee feel welcome and ensure greater productivity is to make sure that both you and your new welder have the same expectations.

During the first two weeks, make sure to set up a meeting and ask the following questions:

Pro Tip: Wrap up all the small details in the first two weeks as this will ensure you shorten the ramp-up period and it will enable your new employee to focus on fitting into the company culture and learning the trade.

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