Welcome virtual and in-person team members

It is more than just sharing the company vision and team purpose in the new hire orientation. Onboarding is an ongoing process! Create lasting impressions with the people you hire, through the development of every team member, and the environment you set for them.

First impressions go a long way. Welcoming new team members or clients to the company is crucial in developing lasting relationships. In this course, you will understand the crucial purpose of onboarding and direct engagement with your team members throughout their first 30-60-90 days and beyond.
  • Define

    Define the difference between onboarding and orientation.

  • Discover

    Discover how onboarding impacts team engagement.

  • Demonstrate

    Demonstrate the actions of a prepared leader being onboarded or onboarding others, in person or virtually.

Lasting Impressions

Effective Onboarding

  1. 1
    • Welcome to Effective Onboarding

    • Before You Begin!

    • Download: Resource Guide

  2. 2
    • Video: Peer Perspective

    • Lesson 1: Define Onboarding and how it affects team engagement

    • Lesson 2: Create a proactive plan when being onboarded as a leader

    • Lesson 3: Craft a checklist when onboarding a new team member

    • Video: Peer Perspective

    • Deepen the Learning

    • Course Checkpoint

    • Course Assignment

  3. 3
    • Download: Course Action

    • Download: Learning Resources

    • Survey: Final Reflection


  • How many hours will it take to complete this lesson.

    We've designed a modern learning experience flexible enough to fit your life. Set aside time to complete 90 minutes of work. Plus, there is an optional one-hour Zoom call facilitated by a Rapport Trainer.

  • What is the format?

    Each lesson includes Peer Perspective videos, interactive course materials, engaging E-learning modules, and in-course assignments to practice, reflect, and refine new skills. Additionally, you can Deepen the Learning with recommended resources, and join like-minded peers on a weekly Zoom call.

  • What is the learning science and methodology?

    Each lesson engages students through shared stories, research, models and frameworks, and live interactions. In each course, we'll explain why this topic matters, what to do with the knowledge, and how to apply it. Furthermore, you'll focus on three areas: self-insight, team performance, and leadership influence.

  • Can I take this course with other members of my team?

    Absolutely, and we encourage it. We'll provide a discussion guide to facilitate regular meetings and deepen the learning.

  • How do I earn a Front-line Leader Certification?

    Successful completion of all seven courses.

Watch Intro Video

Rapport U Leader Series

E-learning Solutions

Leader Series

Rapport U Certification

Twenty-one (21) courses for overachievers who prefer to fast-track their learning. You'll practice skills through in-course challenges and gain confidence to apply these techniques to your own world.