Pre-onboarding Checklist

You do not want your new hire to feel like you are not prepared for them. Follow this carefully and you will not miss a thing.

Send out a company-wide email announcing the new hire with their name and position.
Announce their start date and which office they will be working from.
Inform coworkers of the time and place for a possible meet-and-greet.
Make sure the head of their department is prepared for the new arrival.
Define where the new employee’s workstation will be.
Order all necessary equipment.
Create their accounts in the HR system.
Create accounts, email, and other needed accounts for the new employee.
Order security cards and keys.
Prepare a welcome package and place it on the workstation if possible.
Prepare HR related documents.