Providing new employees with a great onboarding experience is a key first step to engaging your talent long-term and improving employee retention. For HR and learning & development (L&D) leaders, there are many considerations to account for when developing a formal onboarding process. The scope of this initiative is growing as work evolves.

With such an important undertaking, you’ll want to make sure you’re checking every box. An employee onboarding checklist helps you develop a repeatable process that can be scaled across your organization.

Click below to download a free employee onboarding checklist, or keep reading to learn why it’s valuable and how each essential element plays a role.