This is the first official message that your new hire will get, except for the contract signing of course. The email should create a positive impression and set the new hire up for success from day one.
Send an email to your new employee.
Warmly welcome them to the team.
Include the starting date, time and location.
Provide the phone number and email of their contact person.
Provide a list of the documents they should bring.
Include schedule breakdown of their first day.
Explain the dress code, if there is one.
Attach your company informational documents.
Link to your company’s employee handbook.