Many businesses have had another new experience in the past year -- hiring and onboarding new employees in a largely remote environment. There is an excellent article in Fast Company about the real challenge for employers, and it's not logistics. Successfully becoming part of the company culture, and feeling part of a team, is critical to employee retention and success.
"[N]ewcomer onboarding is about much more than employee handbooks and getting usernames and passwords set up. It’s about building a team of colleagues that know and trust each other personally and professionally. It’s about creating the conditions for inclusion and support."