Onboarding program and integration
The first day at a new company will always be nerve-wracking: finding out about a new company, a new building, new colleagues, a new position, etc. are all experiences that can make even the most confident new employee a little bit reticent.
ING Luxembourg is working on dealing with these difficulties by developing an approach to “new joiners” that will help them to find their footing at the bank. Essentially, it consists of an onboarding program, meetings, required training programs, and other services to guide new employees during their first 18 months at the company.
All of these steps can be found in a document that is sent to every new joiner upon arrival. Here are some of the steps:
All of these steps can be found in a document that is sent to every new joiner upon arrival. Here are some of the steps:.
1. HR Welcome@ING
2. Onboarding coach
3. Breakfast with the CEO
4. Business meetings
5. Welcome days
The goal is to have employees be entirely integrated into life at ING Luxembourg within 6 months and to allow the employee to build a network of contacts.
Given that we have a relatively small and flat structure, new joiners can quickly search out and meet the most important co-workers for their position, including most managers. Use of first names, the company’s stringency, and a pleasant working atmosphere are key to easy integration..