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You’re excited. You’re pumped. You’ve gone through dozens of job applications and resumes, interviewed a handful of great people, and short-listed a stellar few.

Like Morpheus from The Matrix, you’ve finally found your Neo. (Cue the angelic singing…)

Maybe you’re hiring your first new employee, or the latest in a series of new team members. After an extensive and time-consuming hiring process, you want to make sure you’re not missing something in the new hire process that could mess things up later. Most importantly, you want to make sure they’re as excited and pumped to start as you are!

You’ve decided to formalize your new hire process, and create an orientation program as part of a more structured employee onboarding process.

This article is written to help you get your new team members started quickly and efficiently.  The ten-step new hire checklist I’ve outlined here will take you all the way from making an official job offer, to the start of your new team member’s first day of work.

Ultimate New Hire Checklist: 10 Steps To Start Onboarding!