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 productivity suffering as a result.

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 that will help your workforce grow without negatively impacting operations.

Why do you need an SOP?

The first things a new hire needs to know are what their role is, 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 amount of time you spend onboarding employees while providing them […]