Remote Employee Onboarding Checklist

Remote Employee Onboarding Checklist Remote Employee Onboarding Checklist

  • Time set up onboarding to go over paperwork and new hire process

  • Send over a schedule of what they can expect in the next few days

  • Employee folder created (paper and/or digital)

  • Employee has complete W-9 and other employment documents

  • Employee has provided direct deposit/bank information

  • Employee has provided all relevant contact information

  • Employee has received welcome packet and training documents/manual

  • Employee has received a copy of the employee handbook

  • Company culture documents (professional ethics, and the code of conduct)

  • Give an overview of the restaurant, mission, and goals

  • Compensation, vacation, sick days, benefits documents

  • Job description and responsibilities

  • Employee has been set up in your systems (payroll, scheduling, POS, etc)

  • Employee set up with communication tools


  • Introduction to the business and the team

  • The chance for them to introduce themselves and give some background

  • Have each team members go through and explain what their role is on the team

  • Explain the core values, mission statement and vision statement for the company

  • Give a brief overview of what they can expect in the coming weeks, especially if it involves training with other members of your team

  • You can let your other team members hop off and you can walk through legal stuff, go over the paperwork required and any additional information they may need to have.

  • Make sure they know their next steps


  • Department structure has been reviewed

  • Department meeting flow and frequency

  • Product knowledge (Set up training and overview of company product, service, etc)


  • Feedback (things to review/work on)

  • Praise (positive feedback/boost confidence)

  • Questions and concerns (let new manager give feedback or ask questions)

  • Set performance goals

  • Check-ins (one month, three months, six months)

This checklist was created by officialcheckli

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