Millennial Onboarding

Human Resources


Onboarding new employees is a secure investment that will assist newly hired employees in developing their skills, knowledge, and value within the company. It will help match the technically skilled Millennial workforce with new and emerging needs of your company, which gives your company an advantage within the market.

Millennial Onboarding is a specialized type of employee onboarding. With Millennials we are seeing a need to tweak the onboarding process to better suit the needs of the company and new hires. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.

Millennial Onboarding Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Pre-Assignment Review
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Purpose Of Onboarding
Start-Up Costs
Employee Anxiety
Employee Turnover
Realistic Expectations
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Introduction
Why Onboarding?
Importance Of Onboarding
Making Employees Feel Welcome
First Day Checklist
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Millennia’s And Onboarding
Who Are Millennials?
How Do Millennials Differ From Other Employees?
Investiture Socialization – Let Them Be Themselves
Informal Rather Than Formal Onboarding Processes
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Onboarding Checklist
First Day
First Week
First Month
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Engaging the Millennial Employee
Create An Informal Program Rather Than A Formal One
Engage Employees One On One
Role of Human Resources
Role of Managers
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Following Up with the Millennial Employee
Initial Check In – One on One
Following Up – Regular, Informal Follow Ups
Setting Schedules – Millennials and Work/Life
Mentoring the Millennial Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Setting Expectations with the Millennial Employee
Define Requirements – Provide Specific Instructions
Identify Opportunities for Improvement and Growth
Set Verbal Expectations – Specific, Clear, Systematic
Put It In Writing – Specific, Clear, Systematic
Case Study
Module Eight; Review Questions

Module Nine: Mentoring the Millennial Employee
Be Hands-On and Involved
Serial Mentoring
Be a Mentor, Not an Authority Figure
Focus Millennials" Exploratory Drive on Work
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Assigning Work to the Millennial Employee
Provide Clear Structure and Guidelines
Provide Specific Benchmarks
Set Boundaries and Provide Reality Checks
Guide, Don"t Dictate
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Providing Feedback
Millennials Thrive on Feedback
Characteristics of Good Feedback
Informal Feedback
Formal Feedback
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module 12: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Recommended Reading
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

  • Quick Intro - Millennial Onboarding
  • Quote - Greatest Asset
  • Tutorials & Quizzes
  • Millennial Onboarding
  • Activities & Additional Resources
  • 01-Employee Anxiety
  • 02-Onboarding
  • 03-Millennial Workers
  • 04-Investiture Socialization
  • 05-The First Day
  • 06-Engaging Employees
  • 07-Following Up
  • 08-Opportunities
  • 09-Expectations
  • 10-Mentors
  • 11-Benchmarks
  • 12-Feedback
  • Action Plan
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever