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Online Forms for New Hire Onboarding

January 05, 2017

HR professionals are responsible for the smooth transition of a new hire, both for the newly minted employee as well as for the company. Online forms are a human resource professional’s best friend for new hire onboarding and orientation. With forms, you can easily collect necessary information and neatly store the data in your JotForm dashboard as well as your business tool of preference (Excel, Google Sheets, Dropbox, etc.). Make sure your new hire onboarding form is ready to collect all the information your company requires by reviewing these popular areas and accessing if your company needs them. 

New Hire Contact Information 
It is a given that new employee onboarding forms must collect new hire contact information. In addition to a new hire’s legal name, your form can also collect a “preferred name” to accommodate people who want to be called something other than their real first name. 

New Hire IT Information
Your company may give employees a new laptop, in which case you can have new hires select if they prefer Mac or Windows platform. You can also ask how the new hire prefers their keyboard and mouse to be wired or wireless. If your company sets up laptops with different software products depending on the new hire’s role and/or team, your online form should also collect this information. 

New Hire Facilities Information
If your company uses badges to allow employees to access the building and other facilities, your new hire onboarding form can ask for a photo upload. If the new hire’s manager also fills out a form, the form can ask for a specific desk number for the new employee and any other additional information needed. 

New Hire Access Setup Information 
A new hire’s manager or other person filling out a form on the new hire’s behalf can fill out questions, such as: “Does your new hire require a phone for business purposes?” “What specific distribution lists or email aliases do you want this new hire added to?” “What database access will this new hire need?”

Does your company use online forms for new hire onboarding? What other kinds of information do you collect? 


8 Comments...


   
abower (January 06, 2017 at 03:59 PM)

Here at Cincinnati Opera, I use JotForm to collect information and availability from prospective singers, prior to their audition (https://form.jotform.com/62555502887161). I've found it to be a very helpful way of streamlining communication.


   
kauseway (January 09, 2017 at 08:30 PM)

What is the dashboard? And how do you also save it to dropbox?

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ArtsyCoutureBoutique (January 10, 2017 at 03:46 PM)

I hope to use this form to collect customers info on my webpages..

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olgayadirasierracolon (January 11, 2017 at 11:45 PM)

what is the URS

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Samira90 (January 13, 2017 at 09:38 AM)

No me aparese completa la hoja de formulario como puedo llenarlo

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Sumaira nurgis (January 17, 2017 at 12:32 PM)

It would be helpful way of communication.


   
Team Gillis Realtor (January 17, 2017 at 03:00 PM)

Customers can be observed using this. I though things like this is confidential. It can help a lot but isn't it too much?

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Las Vegas SEO Services (January 24, 2017 at 12:34 AM)

I like this feature. It helps people to sign up in jotform using this online form. Very accessible for many people that will use this.


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