Onboarding Program

Onboarding is the year-long process of “integrating and acculturating new employees into the organization and providing them with the tools, resources, and knowledge to become successful and productive.”

Intended Outcomes

  • Job satisfaction
  • Employee retention
  • Engagement and commitment
  • Shorter time to productivity

Download the Onboarding Roles and Responsibilities
Download the Glossary of Onboarding Materials
Download the List of Required Onboarding Activities for New Employees

Note: The information below pertains to onboarding full-time employees (or similar). For information specific to onboarding student employees, click here

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Division of Business Services Onboarding Toolkit for Supervisors

Division of Business Services Peer Partner Program

Division of Business Services Onboarding Evaluation/Feedback Process

Additional Onboarding Resources

Onboarding Policy and Resources Webpage
UW-Madison HR Design


Employee Onboarding Done Right
Association Career HQ

15 Simple Steps to Charting the Employee Onboarding Process

The Importance of Employee Onboarding – and How to Get Started

UW-Madison Office of Human Resources Contact:

Christine Ray

Division of Business Services Onboarding Contacts

Dawn Rekoske

Position title: Training Officer

Email: dawn.rekoske@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-9680

21 North Park Street, Suite 6101
Room 6222