Before the First Day: Preparing for Your New Employee's Arrival

Accepting the offer to join your department was likely a big decision for your new employee. How you set the stage for their first day on the job is critical to creating a positive impression and building strong connections from the start. Although your approach will vary depending on whether your new employee is new to your department or to the university, your goal as supervisor remains the same--to reinforce the reasons your new employee chose the position.

Note - Ensure your new employee attends their First Day Onboarding Session to complete appropriate paperwork. This should occur before the employee reports to their work location.

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