Set out everything that should be done during the first day.
Be sure to greet the new employee at the door.
Introduce the new employee to their colleagues and department.
Show the new employee their work station.
Organize a work tour.
Hit the essentials: entrances, restrooms, kitchen, common room.
Introduce the new employees' onboarding buddy.
Ensure that they can log in to their station and all equipment is working properly.
Provide access to the learning environment, if you have one.
Provide all essential information, including guides, and rules.
Check that all credentials and accesses work.
Arrange a meeting with an employee supervisor.
Set up a welcome lunch with the new employee and their team.
Have a one-to-one meeting at the end of the day if possible.