Creating Effective SOP: How to Systemize Your Onboarding

A business is nothing without a skilled and motivated workforce. It is vital to recruit the best people and train them properly. Small businesses and startups often struggle to onboard new employees effectively without sacrificing productivity.

Creating an onboarding standard operating procedure (SOP) will ease your new hires into their roles while lessening the load on your existing staff. Here’s a tried and tested strategy to help your workforce grow without negatively impacting operations.

Why do you need an SOP?

A new hire needs to know their role, how they will fulfill it, and where they will fit into the organizational chart. Providing that information will always take time. That’s a given.

Yet, the more time you spend onboarding a person, the less time you spend delivering on tasks that will help grow the company. Ideally, you want to minimize the time you devote onboarding employees while providing them with the maximum amount of information so they can do their […]