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From High Rise to Home Office: How to Virtually Onboard New Talent

Posted on March 2020

​The financial services industry in Switzerland is currently being tested by the current spread of COVID-19 – like most of the world. While some industries slow down, some are booming more than ever.

With the country in lockdown, most financial professionals will find themselves working from home for an uncertain period of time. As a hiring manager, this poses new challenges to the usual way of working. After putting time and effort into securing a business critical hire, delaying the start-date due to this crisis might risk losing the candidate to another company.

Thus, onboarding a new starter remotely might be the best strategy. But how do you ensure the new employee is set up for success and has a positive experience with your company when you can’t give them an office tour, take them for a welcome lunch or have them shadow another team member? And how do you best transition them back to the office when things calm down and business-as-usual returns?

Our guide on onboarding employees virtually provides tips and guidelines on planning a comprehensive onboarding program.

Download now to discover:

  • Actionable advice on best practices for onboarding

  • How to build a company culture remotely

  • How to transition a new hire back to the office