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Department Heads

  • Set the strategic direction for the Department
  • Share and live the organizational values

Managers/Supervisors

  • Create an engaging environment, coordinate with department staff to arrange work place
  • Connect employees to colleagues
  • Clarify your expectations up front, in writing
  • Conduct regular “one-on-one” meetings
  • Provide timely, information-specific, issue-focused coaching and feedback
  • Set departmental, unit and job-related context and share technical job-related expertise
  • Inform employees about organizational and departmental goals and culture

Personnel/Payroll Specialist

  • Gather essential new hire paperwork (E.g. I-9, Tax Forms, Direct Deposit, Union Membership, etc.)
  • Ensure required documentation is received and reflected in the appropriate system / file (E.g. Designation of Work Week, Pre-designation of Physician, Loyalty Oath, Non Social Security covered positions, etc.)

Human Resources Department

  • Inform about Benefit options and host Benefit Workshops
  • Administer county-wide Human Resources applications (Workday and Learning Management System)
  • Provide county-wide training
  • Conduct New Employee Welcome (orientation)
  • Distribute and analyze New Employee Survey, coordinate county-wide efforts to enhance the onboarding process
  • Share organizational information and context

Information Systems Department

  • Upon request set-up county-wide information technology software / applications/ equipment (E.g. network access, email, etc.)
  • Issue cardkey

33% of respondents in a 2014 HR Survey conducted by BambooHR said that managers/supervisors have the greatest influence on whether a new-hire onboarding effective.